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Recipe: Vegan Kale Pesto Pasta

Ingredients 1/2 cup raw cashew pieces 1/2 cup raw, shelled sunflower seeds 1 cup almond milk 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 handfuls kale 4 cloves garlic 1 box vegan pasta (we like: this kind) Directions Boil pasta according to package. Drain and rinse. Set pasta aside. Add cashews, seeds, olive oil, kale, and…

immunity boosting juice

Immunity Boosting Juice

This morning, we broke out the juicer for the first time in awhile and M. made the most delicious juice that we’ve had yet. Typically I have to choke down fresh juice — it can be so bitter and grainy — but this one was perfect. It was sweet, but not too sweet and quite…

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Recipe: Chickpea Rice Balls

Ingredients 2 cans chickpeas/garbanzo beans drained & rinsed 1 medium onion, small dice spices of choice (I used: sage, dill, garlic salt, salt, pepper) 2.5 cups cooked rice (extra virgin) olive oil 1 egg (optional) Directions Mash chickpeas with a blender or a fork. Add chickpeas to a large bowl. Add onion, spices. Pour in…

Whole Foods + Plated.com

If you visit my little blog frequently, you may have noticed that I’ve been talking more and more about whole foods recently. The more that I learn about human biology and nutrition, the more passionate I become about the importance of whole foods. If you’re not familiar, whole foods are foods that are unprocessed and…

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Recipe: Easy Vegetarian Chili

We’ve been having a gorgeous, Indian Summer this year. The leaves are turning their brilliant autumnal shades, but the air is still summer-warm. I feel doubly blessed to have my favourite month and my favourite weather at the same time. Even though it hasn’t quite been cool yet, I am already starting to crave some…