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a simple #quinoa #salad plus 7 dressings to change things up. #grains

This is a grain salad that has it all going on. With pop-in-the-mouth quinoa as its base, you get zing from a huge squeeze of lemon, crunch from broccoli and crisp-tender fine beans, umami from black olives, and sweet salinity courtesy of heirloom tomatoes. Nuanced notes from best olive oil and a whisper of fresh …

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Easy Cherry and Cream Cheese Ruffle Hand Pies - make with a simple #cherry sauce nestled with (#vegan) cream cheese in rosettes of crunchy phyllo pastry. A healthy-ish sweet treat for #dessert. #pies #baking

Easy Cherry and Cream Cheese Ruffle Hand Pies – make with a simple cherry sauce nestled with (vegan) cream cheese in rosettes of crunchy phyllo pastry. A healthy-ish sweet treat for dessert. This recipe could not be easier. I urge you to try this with the last of this year’s cherries, or with incoming season’s …

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Healthy, lower sugar frozen yogurt with the goodness of #matcha #greentea and the umami of #Japanese sesame crumble. #frozenyogurt #froyo #dessert

If you love matcha green tea, and sweet, cold treats, this is the recipe for you. And with way less fat and sugar than ice cream shop froyo, you can eat this every day. Yep, every day. Treat yourself to real frozen yogurt with the added benefits of protein, calcium and potent antioxidants. And no …

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Fantastically easy, egg-free #omelette tarted up with green olive tapenade and vegetables, including optional green vegetable powder. Delicious warm or cold for #breakfast, #brunch, #lunchbox and #dinner. Naturally #glutenfree, soy-free and #vegan.

Fantastically easy, egg-free omelette tarted up with green olive tapenade and vegetables, including optional green vegetable powder. Delicious warm or cold for breakfast, brunch, lunchbox and dinner. Naturally gluten-free and vegan. A proper Spanish omelette – or the Italian version, frittata – is one of those staple dishes that everyone should have under their belt. …

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Thai fruit salad meets British stone fruit and griddled halloumi cheese for a Western take on a wonderfully fresh and tangy salad. #fruit #salad #thai #halloumi

Thai fruit salad meets British stone fruit and griddled halloumi cheese for a Western take on a wonderfully fresh and tangy salad. Let me tell you about this Thai fruit salad. First off, it is not traditional in the least. No fish sauce, no tropical fruit, no pounding and no dried shrimp. Are you relieved …

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Old Bay Crab Salsa - grab a bag of cantina-style tortilla chips and dig in!  #dips #salsa #easyrecipe #crab

Old Bay Crab Salsa – grab a bag of cantina-style tortilla chips and dig in! I love salsa. I love tortilla chips. Those are my ‘guilty pleasures’*. Until a few years ago I would even be happy with the crappy salsa you can pick up in the savory snack aisle – despite the gloopy texture, …

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The prettiest way to eat your vegetables - Baked Ratatouille Tian for easy summer entertaining or family meals.  #ratatouille #vegan #recipe

The prettiest way to eat your vegetables – Baked Ratatouille Tian for easy summer entertaining or family meals. What is ratatouille? As you probably well know, ratatouille is a wonderfully flavoursome, slow-cooked dish of eggplant, tomatoes, peppers and zucchini. Usually served as a room temperature side dish, the thick stew is also a fantastic vegan …

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Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake - one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! #chocolate #cake #baking #easyrecipe

Easy Everyday Chocolate Cake – one-bowl, lower sugar and deeply chocolatey. Just add a fork! I feel the need to clarify the title of this post: this cake is everyday as opposed to birthday. It is the kind of cake to whip up on a whim because you really rather fancy chocolate cake, rather than bake …

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12 summer-kissed, fruity water kefir soda recipes to see you through the hottest days. Ease and adaptable. Fizzy and fun. #kefir #drinks #recipe #nondairy #guthealth

12 summer-kissed, fruity water kefir soda recipes to see you through the hottest days. Easy and adaptable. Fizzy and fun. Water kefir? What’s that all about? I thought that was only a dairy thing. If you thought kefir was only a fermented dairy drink – the smarter cousin of yogurt – think again. And go …

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The simplicity of water kefir - fermented water! - explained. Plus an in-depth, step-by-step guide to making this nutritious, probiotic, gut health hero. This drink is a great non-dairy alternative to milk kefir. #guthealth #kefir #recipe

The simplicity of water kefir – fermented water! – explained. Plus an in-depth, step-by-step guide to making this nutritious, probiotic, gut health hero. This drink is a great non-dairy alternative to milk kefir. Fermentation is a simple yet mysterious process. As a natural phenomenon, it happens whether we are present or not. Any food, in …

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