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The Best Easter Desserts

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April 18, 2014
The Best Easter Desserts

Karen from Bakinginatornado.com has done it again. She’s put together a group of her scrumptious dessert recipes that would be perfect for an Easter celebration. Perfect for Easter, perfect for spring, just what the Easter Bunny ordered! Spring Fever Cookies are a colorful delight. They look just like Easter Eggs, and taste divine!  
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Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Granola (for Passover and Anytime!)

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April 17, 2014
Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Granola (for Passover and Anytime!)

Breakfast during passover can be a bit of a challenge..unless it’s Matzoh Brei (and although it is delicious, it’s not exactly a health food.) But the ladies from the wonderful food blog, mayihavethatrecipe.com, have come up something that is not only healthy, but yummy as well. Make it the night before so it will
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Not My Bubbie’s Matzoh Balls

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April 11, 2014
Not My Bubbie’s Matzoh Balls

  Every Jewish person I know has a strong opinion about what makes a good matzo ball, and a story about the worst ones they ever had. I love, love, love matzo balls, and it’s time to make them! (Quite honestly, I make them other times of year for no more compelling reason than
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Best Passover Dessert This Year

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April 7, 2014
Passover Desserts

I have created this individual Berry Mascarpone Cheesecakes on a Chocolate Sponge base, a luscious, flavorful dessert for Passover. Use any of your favorite berries as they appear on the market: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries or any combination you like.
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Black Bean Beet Brownies

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February 10, 2014
Black Bean Beet Brownies

Recipe courtesy of The Vegan Pact. 2 1/2 cups black beans 1 1/2 cups pitted dates, chopped 1/2 cup beet puree 1/2 cup pureed fruit or jam 1/2 cup raw cacao powder 1/2 cup carob powder 1/2 cup brown rice flour 1/3 cup vegan chocolate chips 1 tbsp pure vanilla Preheat oven to 350
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Raw Blueberry Coconut Pie

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February 10, 2014
Raw Blueberry Coconut Pie

Recipe courtesy of The Vegan Pact. CRUST 2 cups raw organic almonds 1 cup chopped dates, soaked for 1 hour 1 tsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp cinnamon FILLING 5 cups organic blueberries 2 bananas 1/2 cup shredded coconut 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup Ground walnuts for topping Pulse almonds in a food processor
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Spinach and Walnut Spaghetti Squash

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February 10, 2014
Spinach & Walnut Spaghetti Squash

Recipe courtesy of The Vegan Pact. 1 spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeds removed 4 cups baby spinach 2 leeks, sliced 1 ½ cups chopped walnuts 1 cup chopped dried cranberries ¼ cup pure maple syrup 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp, plus 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp organic brown sugar 1 tsp
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White Bean, Cranberry and Kale Stuffed Sweet Potato

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February 10, 2014
White Bean, Cranberry & Kale Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of The Vegan Pact. 6 sweet potatoes 1 bunch green kale, torn into pieces 1 1/2 cups cannellini or great northern beans 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup chopped dried cranberries 1 shallot, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cayenne pepper minced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 tsp dried rosemary Sea
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Sweet Beet Heart Risotto

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February 10, 2014
Vegan Risotto

Recipe from The Vegan Pact. 2 3/4 cups vegetable broth 2 cups fruity or red wine (sangria or pinot noir are good) 4 medium beets, scrubbed and sliced 1 cup organic Arborio rice 1 cup shredded Daiya cheese (optional-makes it alot creamier though!) 1 yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup chopped organic walnuts 4 cloves
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Amazing Skinny Red Velvet Cupcakes For Your Sweetheart

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February 8, 2014
Amazing Skinny Red Velvet Cupcakes For Your Sweetheart

From Our Friends at Skinny Kitchen… amazing red velvet cupcakes for your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day! The old saying goes, ”The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Well my saying goes, “The way to anyone’s heart is with chocolate.” Especially when you present these adorable cupcakes.  What a wonderful way to
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Healthy (…er) Truffles Make A Great Valentine’s Day Treat

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February 6, 2014
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Our very own Lisa Lewtan, who will be running a workshop on the Food Mood Connection at SHE DID IT.com  suggests you give these awesome Truffles a try– they are from Zenbellycatering.com   1 C raw cacao powder 1 C ground raw cacao nibs (you can use a coffee grinder to get them finely
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The Best Chocolate Valentine’s Day Recipes

The Best Chocolate Valentine’s Day Recipes

My name is Karen and I write a blog called Baking In A Tornado.   We know that BA50s love chocolate…and here are some awesome recipes that will take you through Chocolate Month and beyond! Check out my Chocolate Strawberry Brownie Cake recipe                And my Crockpot Chocolate Bread Pudding:  
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Vegan Valentine: Raw Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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February 5, 2014

  This delicious, rich and EASY chocolate recipe is from of our favorite Vegan Chefs, Lisa Kelly from theveganpact.com Enjoy! Raw Chocolate Avocado Mousse 3 ripe avocados 1/3 cup pure honey, agave or other liquid sweetener 1/3 cup raw cocoa powder 1/4 cup organic coconut oil 1 tsp pure vanilla Pulse all ingredients together
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Guacamole for the Game

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January 31, 2014
Guacamole for SUper Bowl SUnday

Super Bowl Sunday is loaded with lots of excitement, emotion, and if you’ve ever been to a Super Bowl party…calories. First you pile on the snack and finger foods, and then comes halftime…and it’s time to pile on the main course of the day. Once that’s done, you head over to a groaning board
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Turkey Meatballs and Kale Pesto

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January 31, 2014
Kale Pesto healthy dishes January Foodie Corner

Kale has definitely become the green of the month–well, the year really. And while eating it may seem like you are caving in to the food trends, this hearty green is actually very good for you. It’s packed with health-promoting sulfur compounds, and it has been found to have the greatest antioxidant capacity of all
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Skinny Kitchen Chicken and Veggies Stir-Fry

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January 15, 2014
Skinny Kitchen Stir Fry

The New Year brings with it many opportunities for starting over, doing better, and feeling better. Eating better is one great way to accomplish that. This Stir Fry from Nancy Fox and Skinny Kitchen is loaded with vegetables and chicken…and flavor. Precooking the chicken breast will save you time, and make the prep go
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Peppermint Shortbread Bars

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December 23, 2013
Peppermint Shortbread Bars

One can never have too many Christmas Cookies in their repertoire.  And one can never have too many Christmas Cookies that use Peppermint Candy in their repertoire! Risa Nye submitted this Peppermint Shortbread recipe…and if you hurry, you can whip some up just in time for Santa’s visit.         Peppermint Shortbread Bars
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Butternut Squash, White Bean & Kale Stew

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December 23, 2013
Butternut Squash, White Bean & Kale Stew

Whether it’s cold and rainy, cold and snowy or just gray and breezy where you are, a bowl of comforting Butternut Squash, White Bean & Kale Stew would really hit the spot. It’s loaded with veggies and beans…and it’s vegan!  Lisa Kelly submitted this recipe.  It’s hearty enough to serve as a main course
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Gluten-Free Chewy Chocolate Cookies

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December 18, 2013
Foodie Corner Cookies

    The holiday season is so very much a Cookie season and there’s no reason why those who are gluten-free can’t revel in the cookie-eating fun as well. These Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies, studded with white chocolate chips, were submitted by Marissa Rosenberg from her Gluten-Free blog, Sugar & Spice. Gluten-Free Chewy Chocolate Cookies 2
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Holiday Cooking For Your Favorite Vegan

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December 16, 2013
vegetable christmas tree

So what do you do when your college kid comes home for the holidays, possibly with a new animal-free beau in tow?
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