Nutty Burgers

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These are delicious and hugely addicting vegan burgers. The seeds give the burgers a fantastic crunch and texture. You won’t be able to stop at just one…or two… 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 cup mushrooms 2 cup mixed nuts and seeds walnuts – almonds,walnuts, pumpkin seeds,flax seeds, sunflower seeds (soaked) 1 carrot, shredded 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/2…

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

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Yes its time for nice bowl of warming soup! There is nothing better then a steaming bowl of soup on cold winter day! There are many delicious variations of fall Soup, but one of my favourites is a recipe for Roasted Cauliflower Soup. If you haven’t had roasted cauliflower before, try it!  Even if cauliflower isn’t your…

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6 Reasons to Eat More Squash and 6 Nutritious Recipes

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Are you ready for this squash madness ? I sure hope so 😉 Winter squash and pumpkin add beautiful color to any autumn meal but thats not all….. Discover six great reasons to eat more squash, plus six tasty and simple squash recipes. Packed with flavor, squash is loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants and vitamins. And with…

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Pumpkin & Tofu Curry

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Here’s an awesome recipe we tried recently that incorporates tofu. It’s a quick meal and very satisfying….good enough that I wanted to share with you guys 😉 1 package of organic firm/extra firm tofu, cubed 5 cups pumpkin, diced 2 tbs organic coconut oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 TBS ground ginger 1 TBS ground turmeric  2…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

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1 cup spelt flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp sea salt 2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup coconut oil 6 oz unsweetened chocolate 1 cup maple syrup 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract 1 tsp maple extract 3/4 cup pureed pumpkin 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 8 oz dried cranberries 16 oz vegan…

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Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

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I’m sure you’re wondering if these truly taste like pumpkin pie? Yes, absolutely. But you can enjoy them without any guilt 🙂 They’re pretty awesome, actually. Give them a try…… 1 cup of raw cashews 1 cup oats 1/4 cup medjool dates 1/4 pumpkin, puree (you can used canned) 2 TB extra virgin coconut oil…

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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Ready for this one!?! Here’s a vegan spin on Stabucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte.  Ingredients: 2 cups soy milk 2 Tbsp canned pumpkin 2 Tbsp raw sugar or honey 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1-2 shots espresso (about 1/4 cup of espresso or 1/2 cup of strong brewed coffee if you don’t…

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Coconut Miso Squash

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  Another tasty squash creation…… Perfect as a side dish on a chilly fall evening. The coconut and miso sauce is a perfect combination for sweet butternut squash. This is what you need: 1 lb. butternut squash, peeled and cut into bite-size chunks (2 cups) 1 cup low-sodium vegetable broth ½ cup light coconut milk…

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Green Chocolate Cookies

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Green?  I called these cookies “green chocolate” because the main part of the cookie is made from avocado. Most people shy away from avocados, associating them with “fat”.  However you need to understand that it is a “good” fat!  The fat in avocados actually helps your body better absorb the nutrients in the other foods…

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Heavenly Cheesecake…. totally vegan

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Mmmmmmmmmm……………………..Cheesecake! Did you know…… Cheesecake is believed to have originated in Greece more than 4,000 years ago.  It is also believed to have been served to athletes competing during the first Olympic games in 776 B.C. to give them energy. So if it’s good for Greek athletes is good for us, right? Here is a totally vegan…

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Grapefruit Yogurt Cake

During our recent visit to southern California Nikki and I discovered not one but three beautiful pink grapefruit trees in the back yard of the house we were staying at. Neither of us are big grapefruit eaters however the fruit was so appealing that we were determined to make something yummy out of it 🙂 What follows is a recipe for a yogurt cake which ended up to…

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