Category Archive: American

Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes

One of the perks of following a whole food plant based diet is that we enjoy potatoes of all kinds all the time! They get a bad wrap but potatoes are actually very healthy. It is what people put on them that makes them little calorie bombs. It’s so easy to make amazing mashed potatoes …

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Big Beautiful Chopped Salads

For months now I have been enjoying big beautiful chopped salads that I lovingly refer to as my BBS. I saw Chef AJ demonstrate how to make one of these chopped salads in a cooking video and once I tried it myself I was hooked! Chopping the salad does something wonderful to the ingredients that …

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Vegan BBQ Lentils In The Instant Pot

Have you noticed that pressure cooking is all the rage these days? Well that and Air Fryers! Today though we are talking pressure cooking. My Friend Joanna Burris Lackey from Chef AJ’s Ultimate Weight Loss Program is a dynamite cook. She has created so many wonderful recipes that she has generously shared with our group …

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Breville Smart Oven Air – No oil Air Frying – Plant Based

This past May we purchased the Breville Smart Oven Air – it is an incredible kitchen appliance. It’s a toaster oven on steroids! Seriously this appliance bakes, broils, roasts, reheats, works as a slow cooker, toaster, has a pizza setting, is an air fryer and a dehydrator! It almost sounds too good to be true …

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Plant Based BBQ Time!

Some people think that just because you no longer eat meat that you can no longer enjoy a BBQ. It isn’t so – we can cook so many plant foods on the BBQ grill. Everything from the humble zucchini, portobello mushrooms, eggplant, bell peppers, onions, green onions, baby peppers, corn on the cob, romaine lettuce, …

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