Category Archives for Recipes

Chocolate Granola Clusters

I love the way my house smells when I'm making granola. I've tried a million different ways to make it, and nothing beats this one. I still toy with it a little each time, sometimes adding cardamom, cinnamon

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Tortellini Salad with Tomato and Basil Recipe

​This main dish vegetarian salad has been a mainstay in our family for years. We have it for lunch or dinner, cold or at room temperature. I adapted this recipe from Deborah Madison's Vegetarian Cooking

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Breakfast Bars

This started out as my attempt to replicate a breakfast bar that is made by East End Cupcakes in Portland, ME. I had to add more of the liquid ingredients to make the bars less crumbly, although they still

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Black Bean & Corn Salad with Pasta & Lime Vinaigrette

Now that it is summer, I've been making a lot of substantial salads for supper. This is a vegetarian salad with lots of things I love: black beans, corn, cheese, avocado, tomatoes and cucumber, with

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Falafel Salad

I was inspired to create this salad because I had leftover falafel I had made using Ottolenghi's recipe, which you can find here. It can be super quick if you have leftover or frozen falafel and some tzatziki

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Herb Salsa Can Make Your Cooking Sing!

Despite the wealth of cooking resources on the Internet, which I use constantly, I still love my cookbooks. I'm really fussy about them, so buying one for me can be risky. My husband really scored with

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ASIAN SLAW with Peanuts

It is that time of year when the vegetable choices at my CSA, Laughing Stock Farm, are more limited, and there is lots of red and green cabbage as well as carrots. In looking for ways to use these vegetables,

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Bliss Bites or Whatever You Want to Call ’em

If you hang out on Pinterest even a little bit or visit health websites, you're bound to come across recipes for Bliss Bites. Some people call them Bliss Balls, but there's a little too much double entendre

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Chocolate Nut Cookies

This recipe is adapted from Claire Ptak’s The Violet Bakery Cookbook. It is a wonderful cookbook containing sweets and savories, many of which are made with whole-grain and less commonly used

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Red Lentil Harvest Soup

This is a great recipe to make with root vegetables in the fall and winter. A very healthy and delicious vegan soup that's easy to make and freezes very well. Enjoy!   

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Beverages for Taking the Edge Off Your Hunger

When I am hungry and it isn’t meal time, I sometimes choose to consume something to take the edge off my hunger, but that will allow me to be hungry at mealtime. Here are a few of my choices. Matcha

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