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Date Nut Balls

I made this recipe up to replace some overpriced date nut balls I found in a specialty store. I think mine are better. Remember, I don't use measurements so go crazy and do what feels good to you. If you decide to use the Five Spice Powder, a little goes a long way. I would…

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Do You Like Smoothies?

I love smoothies. They're easy to make, filling, refreshing and full of great nutrients...if you make them right. A good rule of thumb to follow...use more veggies than fruit. Bothe fruits and vegetables have ample amounts of sugar in them but fruit has more. There are other ingredients I recommend using in your smoothies to…

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The Best Ever Vegan Cheese Sauce

I have to say that this is the closest to real cheesy tasting sauce I've found. I didn't develop this recipe but I'm copying it right from the source. Enjoy! The best part of this recipe is there are no chemicals that many commercial vegan cheeses have in them. I would use any of these…

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Salt and Vinegar Roasted Potatoes

One of my favorite very guilty pleasures is salt and vinegar potato chips. I rarely have them. However, if they're available and near me, they aren't safe and neither is anyone who comes between us. I've found a healthier way to enjoy the taste of these tart and salty delights. Here ya go...you're welcome! As…

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Another Soup Recipe - Pasta E Fagioli My Way

I love Pasta E Fagioli. It's so deeply satisfying, I could eat it anytime, no matter the season. But I do it a little differently. I don't use traditional semolina pasta. I use a high protein variety like this one. Or maybe this one. Some people don't like the taste of alternative pasta selections but…

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Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup

I know it's April and not really pumpkin season. But I've never been much of a rule follower anyway. It's a cold and dreary, soggy day here in the beautiful Garden State so it's just the day for some warm, soothing soup. Plus, I'm always up for making something I can toss together in the…

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The No-Tuna Salad (from Forks Over Knives)

I love chickpeas. They are so versatile. You can even use the liquid. Have you ever heard of aquafaba? That's the liquid resulting from the chickpeas. You probably dump it down the sink. You can use it for many things. It can be whipped up like a meringue. It's also a good egg substitute. But…

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