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Pumpkin Tarts

  Photo by BrooklynSupper These gluten-free tart shells are simple and versatile. They can be filled with fresh fruit, custards, coconut creams, etc. For fall, roasted squash makes a nutrient- packed creamy filling that is a dairy- and egg-free alternative to custard. The agar and cashews thicken the filling, which does not require baking. Yield: … Read More

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Toasted Walnuts and Dijon Vinaigrette

Walnuts provide healthy fats that are necessary to support a healthy cardiovascular system. They are toasted in a low heat to preserve their fats. Walnuts also contain arginine, an amino acid that relaxes blood vessels and prevents against build-up in the arteries. Brussels sprouts are a nutrient-dense vegetable that is great for all around health. … Read More

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Braised Turkey Breast with Cranberry Relish

Turkey, as with other poultry, is a source of lean protein. Braising is an excellent method for cooking turkey because it keeps the meat moist. Turkey goes well with cranberries, a combination that is popular at Thanksgiving. The cranberry relish is a great alternative to cranberry sauce, which usually is loaded with sugar.  Servings: 12 … Read More

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Creamy Vegetable Pot Pie Filling

With almond milk in place of conventional dairy, this vegan filling is creamy and satisfying. Any seasonal vegetables can be substituted, making this recipe an adaptable classic. Yield: one 9 inch pie Ingredients: 1 9 inch pie shell 2 cups of almonds, soaked overnight 5 cups water 1/2 cup + 2 Tbs medium-high heat oil, … Read More

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Cauliflower “Couscous” with Mint-Basil Sauce

Cauliflower resembles couscous when chopped very finely. It is a nutrient-dense and low calorie substitute for grains. Reducing high-carbohydrate foods often promotes weight loss. Servings: 12 Photo from: www.noble-house.tk/recipe Ingredients Sauce 1/2 cup mint leaves 1 1/2 cup loosely packed basil leaves 4 lemons, zested and juiced 1 cup olive oil 1 Tbs maple syrup Cauliflower … Read More

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Indian Roasted Eggplant Curry

Indian Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Peas (Baigan Bharta) Baigan Bharta is a creamy eggplant dish from the north of India. It is best served with rice, chapati, or naan bread. Ingredients 3 medium eggplants, about 3 3/4 lbs total 2 Tbs coconut oil or ghee 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped 3 Tbs finely chopped … Read More

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Squash and Adzuki Bean Soup Recipe

Squash and Adzuki Bean Soup A soothing winter soup. The butternut squash contains cancer-protective carotenes. Adzuki beans are high in protein and trace minerals, and are one of the easiest legumes to digest. Miso contains cancer-fighting isoflavones. Servings: 12 1 cup adzuki beans, soaked overnight 1 piece kombu, rinsed 3 cups water 2 lbs butternut … Read More

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Recipe – Apple Carrot Juice

Three days into the Vitality Fasting Retreat in Woodside, CA… For those unable to make this summer’s retreat, here is a detoxifying recipe created by Bauman College student, Nancy C. This citrus based recipe is sweet, tangy, and nutritious.  The juice can be stored in the fridge for up to five days. (With the upcoming heat … Read More

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Recipe – Peach Chai

This is a delightfully refreshing and spicy beverage. Serves 2 Ingredients 3 cups of filtered water 2 Tbs cinnamon 2 Tbs cardamom 2 Tbs coriander 2 Tbs ginger 4 fresh peaches (pitted and juiced with 1 cup water) 2 mint leaves Method 1. Boil spices in filtered water gently for 20 minutes. 2. Meanwhile, juice the peaches and dilute … Read More

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