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Simple and Delicious Ground Meat Alternative!

Perfect for tacos, Bolognese, Shepherd’s Pie, Chili, and anything else where the recipe calls for ground beef . I came across a similar recipe in the Forks Over Knives group on Facebook and couldn’t wait to give it a try and make it my own! The basic version will allow you to add additional ingredients… Continue reading Simple and Delicious Ground Meat Alternative!

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Crispy Fried Leftover Pasta

A staple growing up in my Italian family was having leftover pasta fried in olive oil, until it reached peak crispiness! My Grandmother and Mother would serve this often, and there is nothing quite like it. There is something really special about the texture and taste profile of this dish. There are a few variations… Continue reading Crispy Fried Leftover Pasta

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Air-fryer Brussels Sprouts 2 Ways- Apricot Chili-Glaze (vegan) and Crispy Garlic Parmesan

I declared that I had the "BEST Brussels Sprouts of my Life" last year while in Charleston for a conference. A co-worker and I shared the Apricot Chili-glazed Brussels Sprouts at a restaurant called Pawpaw. They were the perfect balance of sweet-heat and crispy deliciousness! While recently in Charleston, I noticed the restaurant was closed,… Continue reading Air-fryer Brussels Sprouts 2 Ways- Apricot Chili-Glaze (vegan) and Crispy Garlic Parmesan

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10-Minute Vegan or Goat Cheese Cheeseballs: Herb and Orange & Pistachio Cranberry!

These festive cheese balls make the perfect holiday appetizer or accompaniment to your charcuterie board, and can be put together in 10 minutes! More time with your guests and out of the kitchen, that's my kind of recipe! These also appeal to guests that may be vegan by using cashew cream cheese as the base.… Continue reading 10-Minute Vegan or Goat Cheese Cheeseballs: Herb and Orange & Pistachio Cranberry!

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4-Bean Smash Sandwich

  This sandwich is a high-fiber powerhouse! I love finding ways to add legumes to each meal, and this makes them the star! Ingredients 1 Can Organic and BPA-free 3 Bean Mix (Black, Pinto, Kidney) 1 Can Organic and BPA-free Chickpeas Dressing 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Finely Chopped Onion 1/4 Cup… Continue reading 4-Bean Smash Sandwich

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Heavenly Coffee Ice Cream Pie! Gluten-Free with Dairy-Free Option

There used to be a restaurant in town with the most amazing "Mud Pie" It was a giant slice of coffee ice cream pie with Oreo crust and sliced almonds. I still crave it to this day, and I thought, I can make a cleaned up version that will still satisfy; and that's just what… Continue reading Heavenly Coffee Ice Cream Pie! Gluten-Free with Dairy-Free Option

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Chickpea Salad with Tarragon Dressing!

This dressing, I'm telling you, is amazing on EVERYTHING! Perfect on chickpeas or other beans, salads, protein bowls, or as a dipper for raw or roasted veggies, meats and seafood. Seriously, so good! INGREDIENTS: Salad: 1 can of organic bpa-free chickpeas, rinsed and drained sea salt and pepper to taste 1 small shallot minced 1… Continue reading Chickpea Salad with Tarragon Dressing!