Easy Whole Food Plant Based Batch Cooking

Batch Cooking
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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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My UWL Transformation – Give-a-way Winner Announced

Chef AJ's Ultimate Weight Loss Plan
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Good Morning everyone – are you excited to know who won the Chef AJ South of the Border Party – Best of AJ? I want to thank everyone who participated and those who shared the give-a-way on their facebook pages to help spread the word about the cooking webinar. Today I want to share with …

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The Saga Continues

Baby Alma - I love this grin!

The saga of my sciatic nerve pain continues! I’m going to share my experience in case someone else has this condition. I didn’t know there were so many treatment options. My pain started in December prior to major surgery and just continued to get worse during my recovery. Once my OB/Gyn surgeon cleared me for …

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