Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Plant Based Vegan Entertaining – What to serve?

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I do just fine cooking plant based food for the two of us. Our palates have adjusted to the lack of added salt, sugar and oil to our food. Where I struggle with this food plan is what to fix for company who are not following a plant based diet and are used to the …

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My Favorite Plant Based/Vegan Recipes

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What do you eat on a plant based/vegan food plan? Inquiring minds want to know the answer to this question! When we first adopted a plant based diet I often had the same thought. What are we going to eat? It takes a little time to gather a new list of favorite meals. I like variety as …

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Chocolate Ganache Pudding

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Chocolate Ganache Pudding

Valentines Day is next week which means we need to be thinking about chocolate! Chocolate does fit into a plant based diet you just have to choose wisely if you are buying chocolate as manufacturers like to sneak a little dairy into their recipes. Look for dark chocolate and read the labels. Better yet try …

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Easy Vegan Mexican Casserole & Green Chili Hummus

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Easy Mexican Casserole

On Sunday we had a busy day filled with outdoor chores but I needed a dish to take to a friends for a Mexican themed dinner that night. A quick check with chef Google and I came up with this slow cooker recipe for rice and beans that had great reviews. This would make a …

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Chipotle Chili with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Chipotle Chili with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Happy New Year! My first post and recipe share for 2014 is going to warm you up from the inside out. It comes from a new to me cookbook titled Appetite For Reduction by Isa Moskowitz. This dish is one of the best things I have made lately – so packed with amazing flavors and …

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