Special Occasion/Holiday

Sunflower Dill Cheese or Dressing

This dressing is reminiscent of ranch dressing but is devoid of chemicals and dairy. It reminds me of that yummy sour cream dip you find regularly at parties. In order to get this flavor, you need to let it sit in your fridge for three days to a week. This allows it to ferment slightly. If…

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Vegan Enchiladas

I once imagined the term ‘vegan enchiladas’ to be an oxymoron. But the other night I had a plethora of friends coming over at the last minute…and was trying to imagine what I could possibly make from the random vegetables but well stocked cabinet/freezer. I knew I had plenty of spices, canned tomatoes, tortillas, brewers…

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Gingerbread Cutout Cookies

[fusion_text] My suga boo loves these cookies and your little ones (and big ones) will too! Cutout cookies are usually free of eggs, so taking out the butter makes them instantly Vegan! These are thus perfect for the animal or health lover in your life. Refrain from telling anyone these are gluten-free and no one…

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Apple PIe

[fusion_text] Ingredients: 6 Granny Smith Apples 2 t cinnamon 1/2 c brown sugar 1/4 t cloves 1/4 t ginger 1/2 t allspice 2 T tapioca flour dash nutmeg [/fusion_text][one_third last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”#b1d698″ background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text] Chill coconut…

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Tart Cranberry Tart

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Vegan Sushi

[fusion_text] If you keep Nori, sushi rice, and mirin vinegar on hand, you can make your own sushi out of almost anything. Even if you just have some frozen fish and these items, you can make a fancy dish by just frying the fish and rolling it up. Of course, I refer to the meat…

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Holiday Brussels Sprouts

  Brussels sprouts are part of the crucifereous (Brassicaceae) vegetable family and this family should be eaten every day for the phenolic compounds which are the most potent of all the classes of antioxidants. Antioxidants are vital for detoxification in our modern society and improve the comorbidity of symptoms in heart disease and diabetes. If you…

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Chewy Sugar Cookies

Coconut flour and oil are wonderful for cooking. If you prefer a more mild flavor profile that matches what you are used to in your traditional recipes with butter or oil, use organic refined coconut oil. This is different than the virgin coconut oils and the cost is significantly cheaper. This oil is also better…

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Soft Molasses Cookies, GF and DF

Molasses Cookies Done Right       MIX all dry ingredients:   2 ¼ c SmartFood Flour Mix   or: 1 c teff flour ½ c sorghum flour ½ c garbanzo bean flour ¼ c navy bean flour   1 t baking soda ¼ t salt 1 ½ t cinnamon 1 ½ t ground ginger…

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Thanksgiving Stuffing with Pecans and Mushrooms

This recipe uses gluten-free bread and cornbread. The cornbread recipe is included and is especially designed to be extra sturdy to stand up to the extra manipulation. The pecans lend a lovely occasional crunch and counterbalances the occasion for mushiness. The mushrooms are lovely and add a meaty flavor to this vegetarian stuffing. Of course…

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