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The Best Banana Bread (with chocolate chips)

Happy fall! This is a solid banana bread recipe that results in a deliciously dense loaf.  It is nice and sweet, but uses minimal sugar – keeping it comparatively healthy to traditional recipes.  This recipe is easily veganized by using … Continue reading

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Super Simple Green Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is so simple and delicious! I have been drinking at least one smoothie a day (usually a green one 😉 ) as the weather warms up and have noticed a drastic improvement in how I feel.  Try … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Pizza

This is a wonderful recipe to make with kids (or kids at heart!).  There is something so satisfying about squishing into a big bowl of sticky dough.  If you have yet to try making your own bread dough, this is … Continue reading

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Gin Infused with Pomegranate Seeds

This is my favorite drink! It is great anytime of year, but is particularly festive for Christmas time.  If you are not a gin fan, substitute vodka for equally delicious results.  To read more about my love of pomegranates (and … Continue reading

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Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

 These were the ultimate Christmas cookie of 2014 and the recipe I will be leaving out for Santa tomorrow evening 😉  I made many batches to share with family and friends and they always vanished quickly.  I love a simple … Continue reading

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Fluffy Overnight Pancakes (vegan or not)

          These pancakes are perfect for holidays, house guests or lazy weekends.  Surprise your partner with breakfast in bed and score some major brownie points! All of the prep work is done the night before allowing … Continue reading

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Roasted Cream of Tomato Soup

 This soup is incredible this time of year, allowing you to use up the last of the summer produce in a delicious, warming way. The last of the true, seasonal tomatoes will only be available for the next few weeks and this … Continue reading

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Easy Pumpkin Lasagna with Sage Bechamel Sauce

This easy vegetarian lasagna is great for holiday meals.  Add a salad and some fresh baked bread and you’re done.  It appears as though there are a lot of steps, but you can either cheat and use store bought or … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Crostata

If you have never made a pie before, this is a great place to start.  While a standard 2 crust pie can be difficult, this fuss-less version is easy to create and there are no mistakes!  Whatever cracks, bumps or defects appear … Continue reading

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Perfect Fall Pasta (With Mascarpone and Leeks)

I ❤ leeks.  They grow well in our cold, wet climate and are abundant this time of year. Check out your local farm (thank you One Love Farm for providing me with these organic beauties!) or farmer’s market to find … Continue reading

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The Best Pumpkin or Apple Preserves

Last year I became obsessed with pumpkin and apple butters.  If you follow the blog, you may have noticed my main theme of the year is fermenting any and everything.  I wanted to take my beloved butters and add additional health benefits … Continue reading

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Cold Pressed Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte

 I’m writing this recipe as a public service.  I don’t drink coffee, however I know when fall comes around people flock to Starbucks, lining up for their pumpkin spice latte.  With a long line of questionable ingredients I wanted to … Continue reading

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The Quickest and Easiest Way to Can Tomatoes

Tomato season is here! During these next few, short weeks I will be attempting to preserve enough tomatoes to last throughout the year.  I have been canning for the past few years and really love having those little glass mason jars … Continue reading

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Fermented Salsa (Pico De Gallo)

MMM…salsa!  Can your salsa make you sexier?….Mine can.  Fermenting the salsa adds all of the health benefits listed here, and here, as well as improving the flavour.  Because it is fermented, any foods that you eat along side it will digest more … Continue reading

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Atole de Elote and Fried Plaintain

I love the kitchen’s ability to transport me to another place.  Cooking traditional recipes from around the world  satisfies my inner Wanderluster while giving me a sense of exploration in an everyday task.  Lately I am loving Latin cuisine and have been inspired … Continue reading

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How to Make Nut and Seed Milks

I am in love with nut milks.  We go through many cups, poured over cereals, drunken plain, used as ingredients for baking, or used as a base for a thicker smoothie.  They are so creamy and versatile, who needs dairy? This post demonstrates the process … Continue reading

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Green Beans in a Fresh Tomato Sauce

  I received some beautiful heirloom beans in my CSA box and was so inspired to create something delicious.  This is hearty enough to be main dish (I always serve it as a main), or can serve as a side … Continue reading

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Living Blueberry Cheesecakes (single serving)

I have been working through my jar of fermented blueberry honey and have been drizzling it over any and everything lately.  I love the flavour and the gentle sweetness.  I had the idea to create a cheesecake using the honey … Continue reading

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Horchata

MMM Horchata!  This delicious drink deserves more recognition.  It is so creamy and refreshing on hot days.  Plus it’s fun to say.  The H is silent, just so you know 😉 Hor-cha-ta….cha cha cha… There are many ways to make horchata … Continue reading

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Maple Caramel Crunch Ice-Cream (raw vegan)

I did something bad….. The other day I stopped by my local fruit stand to pick up some beautiful berries for my chia seed jam.  The grocer called me over.  “Hey Megan, I’ve got some bananas for sale.  $5.00 for 50 … Continue reading

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