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How To Handle The Holiday Binge Season!

Nutmeg Notebook

With Halloween fast approaching candy is everywhere right now. It’s the gateway holiday into what I call “The Holiday Binge Season!” The stores are already stocking the aisles with all those highly processed, high fat, high sugar junk foods that contain no nutrition. The vast majority of us can’t eat these junk foods in moderation. …

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Gather Around For A Whole Food Plant Based Pot-Luck!

Cozy Fall Candlelight
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This past Saturday we had a house full of people who enjoy natural tasty food and cook the way we do. Everyone brought a dish or two to share. As the hostess I made a dip wtih veggies, soup, rice, fruit platter and a dessert. We get together with this group of friends once a …

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Easy Whole Food Plant Based Batch Cooking

Batch Cooking
Nutmeg Notebook

When I first transitioned to a plant based diet I felt like it took up so much of my time just to prepare meals! When you aren’t using convenience items, prepared foods or processed foods you are pretty much making everything from scratch. I finally found my groove by simplifying our meals. I save the …

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Creamy Balsamic Dressing – No Oil

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Creamy Balsamic Dressing

Salads are a big part of my weekly menu and I’m not talking about little itty – bitty side salads. No I am talking about Big Beautiful Salads – BBS for short! Thankfully hubby Tom also likes these salads and we can make a meal out of them. Like most people we enjoy a creamy …

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Watermelon Salad

Chef Aj's Watermelon Salad
Nutmeg Notebook

Happy Fourth of July! It’s been crazy busy around here for the past week but I wanted to share this delicious watermelon salad that Chef AJ created. It’s so refreshing and perfect for your backyard BBQ and pot lucks all summer long. It might seem like an unlikely combination but trust me – you are …

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