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Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

T hese pumpkin muffins are healthy, with no oil, sugar or eggs, but still packed with flavor. I’ll whip up a batch and keep them in my freezer. 30 seconds in the microwave and a perfect afternoon pick me up is ready.Dry Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup...

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Golden Spice Soup

Golden Spice Soup

T his is the perfect meal to make when you're pressed for time. Put the dal on to soak after lunch and it’s ready to cook by dinnertime. Otherwise it’s a “dump and go” soup, a full meal that you can prepare in one pot with a minimum of fuss. I prefer to use my Instant...

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The Roof Is Leaking!

The Roof Is Leaking!

I f you've ever gone on a diet, lost weight, and then gained it back again; this is for you. Here’s the news. The diet isn’t the solution. We keep looking for the magic bullet that’s going to fix us. Who doesn’t want to lose weight and end food cravings without...

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The Best Oatmeal Pancakes with Apple Compote

The Best Oatmeal Pancakes with Apple Compote

T These are my all time favorite pancakes! It’s one of the things I’ve missed since going plant-based - until I realized it would be pretty easy to adapt the recipe. Serve these with a generous helping of Apple Compote. It’s best to make the compote first. If it...

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Nacho Cheese Omelette: Without eggs or cheese!

Nacho Cheese Omelette: Without eggs or cheese!

There used to be a restaurant in Harvard Square called The Greenhouse that served the best Nacho Cheese Omelette on the planet! The cheese sauce was rich, creamy, and spicy. The Greenhouse is long gone as are my unhealthy eating habits. Eating healthy doesn’t mean you...

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Gado-Gado: Indonesian Peanut Sauce

Gado-Gado: Indonesian Peanut Sauce

Gado-Gado is an Indonesian speciality. It’s most often served warm over steamed vegetables, but it’s versatile. It can also be served cold as a salad dressing, or on a complete meal, like the Buddha Bowl we’ll make in this video.  Ingredients Makes 4-5 servings ½...

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Dijon Mustard Dressing: A new twist on a classic

Dijon Mustard Dressing: A new twist on a classic

This recipe was inspired by Jane Esselstyn's 321 dressing. I’ve tweaked it a bit by adding some nut butter and also a surprising sweetener.  That makes the formula for this dressing, 3-2-1-1/2. That's 3 parts vinegar, 2 parts mustard, 1 part sweetener and 1/2 part nut...

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Ah… Tomato Heaven!

Ah… Tomato Heaven!

Where I live 10 months of the year we long for a fresh ripe flavorful tomato. And then, suddenly, we're swimming in them. The only option is to put them up for the winter. In this video I show you how I manage my tomato glut.Ingredients Fresh ripe tomatoes are the...

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Batch Cooking Marinara Sauce

Batch Cooking Marinara Sauce

M ost commercial sauces are loaded oil and salt - and often sugar too. Save time by making your own in bulk and freezing it. I like to start with a basic sauce, it’s versatile and can be “dressed up” when you’re ready to use it. If I want pizza, I’ll add some fennel...

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Roasting Veggies Without Oil

Roasting Veggies Without Oil

N No need to add oil to roast flavorful, crisp, yummy vegetables! Chop the veggies you want to roast. The list of vegetables that I am using in this video is below. Veggies used in this Video Brussels sprouts Carrots Bell Pepper Red onion Mushrooms Broccoli...

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