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Baked Onion Rings

  Baked Onion Rings Onion rings were a favorite of mine growing up, but I thankfully (and heartfully) gave up my taste for those greasy oily, deep-fried, fatty monstrosities. The onion rings in this recipe come out pretty close to perfection. Try...
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Buffalo Cauliflower with Ranch Dressing

  Buffalo Cauliflower with Ranch Dressing This is a fun and delicious way to enjoy one of my favorite crucifers. 1/2 cup chickpea flour1 tablespoon nutritional yeast1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon Savory Spice Blend1 head cauliflower (cut into bite-sized pieces)2/3...
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Portobellos & Greens on Toast

  Portobellos & Greens on Toast As much as I love mushrooms, they are seldom a main dish for me. Portobellos are the exception because they're so hearty and satisfying. This open-faced knikfe-and-fork sandwich makes a quick and easy lunch...
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Harissa

  Harissa Harissa is an aromatic, spicy paste frequently used in North African and Middle Eastern cooking. It’s usually made of hot chili peppers, garlic, olive oil, and such spices as caraway, coriander, cumin, and saffron—but these vary according to...
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Lemon-Ginger Cooler

  Lemon-Ginger Cooler You can also serve this scintillating beverage as a hot tea. 1 2-inch piece fresh ginger (sliced)2 tablespoons blended peeled lemon1 4-inch piece cinnamon stick ((optional))Date Syrup (to taste)mint, for serving ((optional)) Combine 4 cups of water...
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Ranch Dressing

  Ranch Dressing Creamy and flavorful, this dressing isn’t just for salads. Serve it as a dipping sauce for crudités or anything else you want to kick up a notch. 1/2 cup raw cashews (soaked for 3 hours and drained)2...
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Roasted Garlic

  Roasted Garlic Easy to prepare, roasted garlic adds incredible bursts of flavor to recipes and makes a great spread on toast or sandwiches. 1 whole head of garlic (or more) Preheat the oven to 400F.Use a sharp knife to...
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Date Syrup

  Date Syrup Green Light sweeteners are a little hard to come by. Date sugar, which is simply dried, pulverized dates, can be used as a whole-food, granulated sugar, and blackstrap molasses is a good choice for a healthy liquid...
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Vegetable Broth

Vegetable Broth Use this in any of the recipes calling for salt-free vegetable broth. 1 medium onion (coarsely chopped)1 carrot (cut into 1-inch pieces)2 celery ribs (coarsely chopped)3 garlic cloves (crushed)2 dried mushrooms1/3 cup fresh parsley (coarsely chopped)1/2 teaspoon black...
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Umami Sauce

  Umami Sauce Use this sauce in sautés or stir-fries to boost flavor without adding all the sodium of soy sauce. Umami is one of the five basic tastes, even though many people are only learning about it now. This...
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Spicy Asian Vegetable Soup

Spicy Asian Vegetable Soup For an even heartier version of this amazing soup, add cooked 100% buckwheat noodles or brown, black, or red rice just before serving. 5 cups vegetable broth1 4-inch piece lemongrass (crushed)4 tablespoons fresh ginger (grated)1 garlic...

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