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MY GO-TO GREEN SALAD

My favorite spring salad Spring has officially hit New England! I feel confident enough to say that the weather is getting warmer now and will continue to stay that way. Spring is always a funny season for me because while I am happy and excited that the weather is getting warmer, its also leaves me… Continue reading MY GO-TO GREEN SALAD

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Vegan Refried Black Beans

Vegan Black Beans and Veggies Cooking beans Happy Spring! Or happy-what-finally-feels-like-spring! Things are finally starting to warm up and green up where I live and I am filled with joy.  For me, this means more time outside, the sun out when I get up, and no longer constantly feeling cold. It also means Easter, which… Continue reading Vegan Refried Black Beans

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MY FAVORITE BAKED TOFU

Easy baked tofu I think that everyone has superpowers. They can be something small or something huge, really anything that fits your definition of “superpower”. One of mine happens to be the ability to eat the same meal every single day without tiring of it. You might ask yourself, “How is that a superpower?” Well, I… Continue reading MY FAVORITE BAKED TOFU

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VEGAN WINTER SQUASH PASTA

Have I mentioned my love of pasta before? Back when I was younger, my mother used to make my older brother and me our favorite dishes for our birthdays. Every year when she asked me for my specially selected, custom birthday meal request, my answer was always the same: spaghetti with butter and lots of salt.… Continue reading VEGAN WINTER SQUASH PASTA

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MY GO-TO VEGETABLE SOUP

I’ve written about my love for soup before. In my opinion, it’s one of the most versatile and easiest meals to make that happens to be filling and healthy, depending on the ingredients. Right now, it is freezing on the east coast and that weather just calls for curling up with a warm blanket and… Continue reading MY GO-TO VEGETABLE SOUP

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CHERRY GINGER BREAKFAST GRANOLA

Breakfast is always my most challenging meal.  My rational mind tells me that eating a healthy and filling breakfast will support me and my body throughout the day.  I then get wrapped up in whatever I have going on and suddenly its 2pm and I haven’t eaten all day! This constant cycle of waking up… Continue reading CHERRY GINGER BREAKFAST GRANOLA

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TOFU SCRAMBLE

I had the pleasure of learning about Ayurvedic medicine during my teacher training from the Kripalu Dean of Ayurveda, Erin Casperson. Ayurveda deals with diagnosing  and treating the body as a whole based on an individual’s personal balance of three different dosha type: Pita, Vata, and Kafa. Here is a great article breaking those down… Continue reading TOFU SCRAMBLE

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VEGAN ALMOND AND RASPBERRY SHORTBREAD JAM COOKIES

Another cookie recipe! I am not a huge dessert fiend now, I used to be much more so when I was younger. But I am sucker for shortbread. Something about the simplicity, the buttery texture, and the versatility that shortbread offers is just so perfect to me.  Historically, all my favorite holiday cookies have a… Continue reading VEGAN ALMOND AND RASPBERRY SHORTBREAD JAM COOKIES