Recipes

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Savory Breakfast Bowls When Saturday rolls around, we usually have a bit of this and a bit of that left in the refrigerator — a few green onions, a handful of kale, a serving of roasted veggies. Breakfast bowls are the perfect way to use the last of the week’s produce. They’re exactly what you [...]

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Decadent Vegan Breakfast Smoothie This six-ingredient almond milk smoothie brings all the flavor of a decadent blueberry tart that’s perfect for dairy-free, gluten-free breakfast on the go. Even if you’re not a strictly vegan family, using alternative milks can be a nice way to go beyond dairy for breakfast. We consider alternatives to be just [...]

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Slow Cooker Red Lentil Vegetable Curry Sometimes in life and in cooking, it’s best just to take it slow. This is one of those recipes where the slow cooker works its magic and gently melts warm, spicy flavors into lentils and vegetables. The end result is a rich, hearty plant-based meal. There are some weeks [...]

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Easy Vegan Roasted Vegetable Salad This easy vegan dinner is packed with vegetables, protein and healthy carbohydrates. It’s warm and satisfying, and so delicious. A good choice for entertaining friends. Can be used as the main meal with a green salad or a side dish. The nutty and aromatic cumin is balanced by creamy white [...]

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Easy Homemade Onion Powder Julia Child once said, “It’s hard to imagine a civilization without onions.” And while they may seem insignificant, onions are one of the most important building blocks of any savory recipe, likely just as important as a dash of salt. Yellow onions in particular have the strongest flavor of any onion, [...]

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Best Vegan Bolognese Pasta night will always be dinnertime comfort at our house. This meat-free alternative to traditional bolognese is a plant based recipe win! Plus, I’ve noticed over the past few years that there’s a soaring amount of sodium in store-bought sauce, and a major increase in sugar so I’m sticking to homemade pasta [...]

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This rich chocolate banana and peanut butter smoothie makes thhe best after school snack. A good calorie boost for growing kids and they will thank you for making them a treat.  I like to have one post workout to refuel nutrients. It even works as a quick breakfast when time is short on busy mornings. [...]

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BEST Vegetarian Crock Pot Chili I love chili because it’s easy, and everyone has their own secret ingredient that makes it perfect for them. We recently asked The Fresh 20 Community about their favorite add-ins and the answers amazed me, from savory flavors like unsweetened cocoa powder, canned pumpkin, and shredded broccoli (which is genius) [...]

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Instant Pot applesauce

DIY Applesauce Instant Pot Recipes are becoming a staple in my kitchen.  This simple homemade applesauce recipe takes advantage of the fall season and is made with only three ingredients. I love to keep it on hand this time of year for adding to smoothies, topping pork chops and enjoying as a healthy snack. Easy [...]

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Homemade Peach Sorbet

Make Your Own Sorbet Only four main ingredients (peaches, coconut milk, apricots and  dates) to make a simple and refreshing summer dessert. It’s a dairy-free, sugar-free treat anyone with a good blender can make. No ice cream maker required! I’ve been trying to move my family away from dairy made ice cream but it’s been [...]

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