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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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Pomegranate Honey (fermented)

  Honey ferments were my treasured discovery of 2014.  I continue to be inspired by the medicinal quality of garlic in honey and the deliciousness of the fruit ferments.  Having noshed through my jars of blueberries and peaches way too … 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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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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The Best Vegan (or not) Blueberry Scones

These little treats are so easy to throw together when you are craving something comforting and sweet.  They taste incredible with a slightly crunchy crust and a soft, warm center.  Yum, give your belly a nice big hug with these scones. … Continue reading

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Marinated Roasted Red Peppers (preserved)

I love the abundance summer brings.  I went to the market today and this happened….. …a beautiful box of organic bell peppers for a steal.  During these last few weeks of summer, I am frantically preserving all of the fresh … 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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Summer Rolls- Vietnamese inspired cucumber rolls

  It has been too hot to turn the oven on most days.  My little garden is giving me lots of hydrating cucumbers and I am always looking for interesting ways to use them.  This week Kimberly Snyder challenged bloggers … 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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The Best Protein/Energy Bites

I have been working on this recipe for awhile and have finally cracked it! It’s perfect ❤ These delicious balls are pumped full of superfoods held together by a rich salted date caramel (aka heaven).  These protein bars are totally unrefined, all … 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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Honey Garlic (fermented)

This recipe has both culinary and medicinal uses.  I discovered it last year and, due to its effectiveness, will making it every year forward.  This recipe is a powerful home remedy for cold and flu season.  It will knock a … Continue reading

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Raw Vegan Blueberry Oat Bars

This morning I was snuggled up with my little guy, flipping through my favourite un-cookbook, looking for something delicious and unique to take to a vegan potluck.  When I flipped to this recipe he grabbed the page, began licking the picture … Continue reading

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The Best Peanut or Almond Butter (with chia seeds)

  I purchased a little container of organic “peanut butter spread” recently.  It was so decadent, creamy and rich that it disappeared way too quickly.  With a tear in my eye, I went to recycle the glass container and noticed that the … Continue reading

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