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Meatless Monday Recipe – Soda Bread with Carrot and Raisins

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A healthy Meatless Monday recipe for a simple soda bread flavored by carrot and raisins  This recipe is perfect for making use of leftover carrot pulp from juicing. It only requires six ingredients and doesn’t call for sugar, oil, butter or eggs, making this soda bread a healthy breakfast or tea-time snack option that’s fast […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Baked Stuffed Apples

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Welcome the aromas and flavors of Autumn into the house with this quick and easy recipe for baked stuffed apples. Some apples are more suited for this way of cooking than others, particularly those that retain their shape and “appley” flavor, such as the ever popular Honeycrisp. For that classic apple taste and quality, the widely […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Almond Butter/Quinoa Blondies

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Quinoa is a versatile, nutritious seed: full of essential amino acids, B-complex and E vitamins, and essential fatty acids. It’s also AMAZING in desserts! My eldest daughter makes these vegetarian, gluten-free blondies for potlucks, soccer games, and parties when it’s likely someone may have a particular food preference or sensitivity. I was blown away when […]

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Meatless Monday: How to Optimize Protein with a Vegan Diet

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For individuals following a vegan lifestyle, optimizing adequate protein is not difficult, but it does take mindful consideration. Protein is an essential macronutrient necessary for a healthy diet. Protein facilitates important functions including muscle, bone, and skin development; hormone production; and immunity. For individuals following a vegan lifestyle, optimizing adequate protein is not difficult, but […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Wild Rice Holiday Dressing

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Celebrate the autumnal equinox with this mouthwatering vegan side dish. It’s been a part of my family’s Thanksgiving feast for at least 40 years!   This is the Thanksgiving dish I look forward to the most. It’s savory, nutty, satisfying and drop-dead delish! My uncle (an amazing cook) added this to the family’s Thanksgiving dinner […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Basil and Goat Cheese Risotto

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A flavorful, creamy and low-lactose risotto made with goat cheese. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 shallots or 1 medium yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup rice (not instant) 1/2 cup dry white wine 2 1/2 cups vegetable stock 1/2 cup goat cheese, finely crumbled 1 bunch fresh basil, stems removed […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Tomato Quinoa

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A vegan side dish made with whole grains, fresh tomato and spices Make the best of tomato season with a wholesome recipe that highlights the fruit’s sweet-tangy flavor in every bite. Serve tomato quinoa as a side with your favorite vegetables, but it’s so packed with flavors that it’s just as good on its own! Serves […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Lentil, Olive and Bell Pepper Salad

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Delicious warm or cold, this colorful vegan salad is a crowd-pleaser! While on a recent family vacation, I prepared this vibrant vegan lentil salad. It was a hit with the entire family, and is now a permanent member of my Meatless Monday rotation. Serves 4 to 6. Ingredients 1 cup lentils 1 tablespoon + 1 […]

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