Spicy Sprouted Whole Grain and Seed Wrap

Hello everyone! I have been buying sprouted whole grain wraps while I contemplate how to make them with very little flour so they remain moist and delicious. I had an “aha” moment recently and got right to work. You can make the best wraps at home. These will not disappoint! The Spicy Sprouted Whole Grain […]

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Sprouted Whole Grain and Seed Wrap

The Sprouted Whole Grain and Seed Wrap includes just a few ingredients. It is quick to prepare and bake. Fill the wrap with your favorite veggies or toast both sides after baking to use as the crust of the Perfect Little Pizza. Making thin tasty wraps is easy. I’ll show you how. The puzzle is […]

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Beet Basil Salad With Cherry Basil Balsamic Reduction

Harvesting our garden is such a pleasure. We plant and harvest beets every year and enjoy freshly cooked beets as a side dish or in salads. We also love beet pickles, but they include a lot of refined sugar. The Cherry Basil Balsamic Reduction paired with the beets satisfies the beet pickle craving and is […]

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Vanilla Banana Sorbet With Cherry Basil Balsamic Reduction

One of the simplest, non-guilty whole food plant based pleasures of the summer is fruit sorbet. The Vanilla Banana Sorbet with Cherry Basil Balsamic reduction is a decadent treat. Simple and satisfying. To create the perfect sorbet, I did not add any liquid to the frozen banana slices other than the vanilla extract. Take the […]

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Chocolate Mint Banana Sorbet

Sorbets are the perfect, blissful treat on a hot summer day. The cool refreshing addition of fresh mint leaves creates an utterly satisfying treat. This Chocolate Mint Banana Sorbet is calling your name. It’s always sorbet season at my house, so I make sure I continuously have frozen bananas on hand. I peel and slice […]

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Healthy Potato Salad With Greens

I have created the Healthy Potato Salad With Greens for all of us potato salad lovers who appreciate nutritious, delicious, life-affirming whole food! The Healthy Potato Salad With Greens is a nutritious substitute for the old standard potato salad that we remember. The old salad was heavy on the fat and low on nutrition. This […]

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Mango, Greens and Beans Salad

Mangos have arrived, and the greens are growing in my garden. Mango, Beans and Greens is such a simple sweet and savory salad. Quick to prepare, and a feast for the taste buds. A little balsamic, a few spices, and poof! It’s ready to eat! One of my favorite greens is tatsoi and I happen […]

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Lettuce Wraps With Chipotle Lime Soy Curls

Hello Everyone! It’s another Soy Curl day! Full disclosure~ I ordered an entire case of Soy Curls directly from the manufacturer! Well seasoned Soy Curls are truly scrumptious and, since I have a case, everyday is Soy Curl day for awhile! Yum! The Maple Miso Soy Curls (Link here) are delicious! Today, I prepared spicy […]

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Lettuce Wraps With Maple Miso Soy Curls

I have a beautiful lettuce wrap planned for you today. The wrap includes Soy Curls seasoned with barley miso and maple syrup, tucked into lovely red lettuce leaves along with chives, tomatoes, and a creamy maple miso sauce. Have you tried Soy Curls? Soy Curls are dehydrated soybeans, (plus some bits, but I embrace the […]

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Perfect Little Pizza

My husband and I love a thin crispy pizza crust topped with veggies. We have tried the thin crust, light sauce, no cheese take and bake pizzas, but the sodium levels and fat content are ridiculously high even after eliminating dairy and reducing the amount of sauce. Very low or no added sodium is one […]

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Root Veggie Sliders With Microgreens and Smokey Sweet Potato Sauce

Being somewhat confined due to Covid challenges us remain focused on our healthy life habits. To meet her 10,000 steps per day goal, my 86 year old mother has been walking figure eights in her garage using her walker. When she is not walking figure eights for steps, she is dancing to music downloaded to […]

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My Monday Plant Based Menu

How are you? I hope everyone is well and practicing social distancing! An elderly relative of mine has needed my attention, so I have been away tending to her care. My posts will continue to be sporadic for a while as I travel back and forth. While I am home, I’d like to take a […]

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Choose High Quality Spices For Flavor And Health

Following a Whole Food Plant Based way of eating does not equal bland food. Our food should be vibrant and flavorful. We can recreate many of the flavors of world cuisines through the use of exquisite spices or spice combinations. Spices also provide numerous health benefits, as presented in several published studies. The quality of […]

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Bread: Small Changes Equal Big Impact

Yes! I eat Bread! Are you a bread lover or a bread lover and baker? Following a Plant Based way of eating reminds us of an important fact. Reading labels on all prepared food is a necessary habit to develop. Standard white bread and even bread labeled as “whole wheat” are missing the essential fiber […]

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Fresh and Zesty Relish

Let’s add a little zing! Greens, including herbs, are some of the healthiest foods we can consume. With a plant-based way of eating, layering flavor through the use of herbs and spices in our meals creates bright dynamic dishes without the over use of salt and oil. Adding this zesty relish to your dishes is […]

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