Vegan “Chunky Monkey” Ice Cream

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Continuing the trend of perfect summer desserts, this week’s blog post is a super healthy, vegan, gluten-free take on a classic: ice cream! Now I know what you’re thinking – how could ice cream ever be healthy while still tasting … Continue reading

Regular/Vegan Cherry Cobbler

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Once or twice a season, my family and I go fruit picking at an orchard near our house. They grow blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, cherries and peaches. Last week, cherries were in full bloom. The orchards were full of trees laden with wonderful cherries. … Continue reading

Quinoa Corn Vegan Bhel (savory snack)

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Ever since I was a little girl, I remember the one thing I would look forward to every day was my evening snack. After coming back from school and before going out to play or doing homework, I would just … Continue reading

Quinoa and Cauliflower Buffalo Bites

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I am always trying to create new recipes for healthy vegetarian appetizers that still keep the bold party flavors going strong. Buffalo wings are usually a crowd favorite. So when I recently came across Tieghan’s recipe for Buffalo Quinoa bites I was … Continue reading

Avocado Berry Smoothie

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Finally, spring is here. With it come all the brightly colored berries and brilliant green fresh spinach and avocados. All the colors of spring! But avocado in a smoothie! I know when I first mentioned it to my husband; he … Continue reading

Restaurant Style Salsa and Guacamole

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Salsa and Guacamole have become one of those ubiquitous condiments all around the world that can really uplift a meal or snack if made fresh with good quality ingredients. It can be the difference between a blah meal and something … Continue reading

Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

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Some days you just want to cook something that is simple, quick, nutritious and delicious. Something that everybody in the house will eat without complaining! Apart from my usual repertoire of traditional Indian dishes, this pasta dish totally fits the … Continue reading

Homemade Honey Bunches of Oats cereal

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Sometimes I just get these cravings for a cold, crunchy, refreshing bowl of cereal! Apart from being one of my easiest go-to breakfast foods, it’s perfect for an after-dinner snack or a comforting pick-me-up in the late afternoon. My personal … Continue reading

Oatmeal Pecan Raisin Cookies

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Nothing says home like the aroma of freshly-baked, chunky oatmeal pecan raisin cookies.  The cinnamon flavor perfectly balances the sweetness of the plump raisins, the softness is punctuated by the occasional crunch of pecans, and the cookie is perfected by … Continue reading

Chicken Noodle Soup

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New England has had it rough this winter. First came the record-breaking amounts of snow, and now this intense, bone-chilling cold. The cold can insidiously get right down to your core if you stand outside for even five minutes! It’s … Continue reading