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Beans From Scratch

How to Buy and Soak Beans From Scratch Buy: Beans last a long time, but older beans take longer to cook. Packaged dried beans may have helpful expiry dates, but bulk beans probably do not. If buying in bulk, purchase your beans at a store where they are sold and restocked often. Choose beans that […]

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Stir-fried Tofu and Tempeh with Vegetables in Curried Cashew Nut Butter Sauce

I really like combining organic tofu and tempeh in a recipe. The contrasting textures are so satisfying. Cashew nut butter is so delicious, especially when combined with Asian ingredients such as toasted sesame oil, mirin, and good quality Fair Trade curry powder. Prep Time: 25 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: Sauce: ¼ cup cashew nut […]

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Green Gold Smoothie

I like to drink this Green Gold Smoothie because it cools me down as it energizes me. Refreshing on a humid day! I recently received a Breville the Boss blender and I’m amazed at how well it pulverizes my fruits and vegetables. Gotta love the self cleaning button! Ingredients: ⅔ cup carrot juice ⅓ cup […]

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Gluten & Dairy Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten & dairy free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are delicious. Easy to prepare, everyone can enjoy these cookies. Use Fair Trade sugar and chocolate chips. Makes: 3 dozen (36 cookies) Preheat oven to 325⁰F Ingredients: 1 ¾ cups Bob ‘S Red Mill All Purpose Gluten Free Baking Flour 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup […]

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Fabulous Fermented Foods

So many of the foods and beverages we enjoy are a result of fermentation. Spirits, wine, and beer, breads, dairy products, tempeh and miso, even olives, tea, and coffee all require bacteria to provide the flavour we love and the nutrients we need. From the Latin fervere, which means to boil or bubble, fermentation is […]

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