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New Cooking feeds your body, mind, and soul. It allows you to control the food you put into your body, connect with your family and friends over a home-cooked meal, and save the money you might otherwise spend in restaurants or on processed, prepackaged foods. Believe it or not, making simple and satisfying meals from scratch doesn’t have to be hard. Here are some of my favorite easy, healthy recipes. You’ll find that eating well can also be delicious!


Please Note: Images for each of the samples of similar type recipes just to give you an idea of what they may look like and not an actual image of each listed recipe.

This One Is So Easy Even My Husband Can Make It!

By Karen | January 24, 2022 |

My husband and I have an understanding…I don’t have to cut the grass and he doesn’t have to do the cooking. It works for us. But once in awhile I come up with something that I might let him try to make. This is just such a recipe. Mind you,…

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Where Has This Been All My Life?

By Karen | January 16, 2022 |

I find it hard to believe that I have never tried vegan pesto before. I actually LOVE it! I have never been a big pesto fan before but OMG, this is to die for. In case you haven’t noticed, I’m not one to add a lot of commentary to my…

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I Love to Try New Things

By Karen | January 14, 2022 |

One of the the intentions I set for the new year was to start cooking new things. I have a couple of recipe books I have been using that cater to my dietary choice of being plant-based. But I  have neither the time nor the desire to cook every day.…

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Breakfast of (Healthy) Champions

By Karen | January 12, 2022 |

.Do you ever look for a breakfast that will keep you satisfied until lunchtime with no need for a mid-morning snack? I might have just the thing for you. I make these for my family and they love them. They are packed with vegan (hemp seeds) and non-vegan (egg whites)…

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Shall We Try a Little International Flair?

By Karen | January 11, 2022 |

Do you like falafel but aren’t crazy about the fact that they’re fried? Here’s a recipe that might be a better alternative but just as tasty. Falafel is made from chickpeas, aka garbanzo beans. The first time I asked my husband to pick up chickpeas from the store he couldn’t…

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Trying a New Recipe…What Do You Think?

By Karen | January 9, 2022 |

For the New Year I’ve made it my business to try out all kinds of new recipes this year. I’m tired of the same ol’ same ol’ food we’ve been eating lately. I like to cook enough to cover more than one night. After 24 years, my husband doesn’t mind…

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Black Bean Burgers…No Wait, Don’t Leave Before You Try One

By Karen | January 7, 2022 |

Do you eat veggie burgers? Does the mere thought of replacing a meat patty with a substitute of unspecified origin make you suspicious of all that you have come to believe in the burger world? Well, I can help you get right over yourself. Yes I can! I have a…

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Are You Looking For Healthy Snack Alternatives? Here’s One

By Karen | January 5, 2022 |

Do you love salt and vinegar chips? They were like crack for me…except I never used crack so I don’t really know what that feels like. I just know I LOVED them. This recipe will satisfy that salty, tangy taste and also give you a little crunch for good measure.…

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