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 was made by a Portland bakery that has since closed. I had to add more of the liquid ingredients to make the bars less crumbly, although

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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 a

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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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Lentil Salad Your Way

Lentil SaladLentil salad has become a regular part of our lunches, and I probably make it monthly. It is super healthy and high in protein. You can improvise with this to make this your own by making

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Chocolate Nut Cookies

Chocolate Nut CookiesIngredients100 g. (3 1/2 oz) dark chocolate125 g. (1 c. plus 1 T.) Almond Meal (I use Trader Joe's)125 g. (4 1/2 oz) coarsely chopped pecans150 g. (3/4 c. plus 2 T) dark brown

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Red Lentil Harvest Soup

Red Lentil Harvest SoupThis 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!Ingredients2

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Shari’s Hummus

Shari's HummusI've tried making hummus any number of ways, and this is the preparation I like the best. I almost always have some hummus on hand for lunch or snacks.Ingredients3 large cloves of garlic,

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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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