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Vegan Zucchini Brownies

A moist vegan dessert that contains two cups of vegetables! It only contains one cup of sugar so add more if you have a sweet tooth.

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Almond Date Truffle

A vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo dessert. These truffles are also unbelievably delicious! Perfect for friends with (and without) dietary restrictions. A vegan friend brought this over for dessert one evening and I couldn’t stop eating them. She recently gave me this recipe and

Posted in Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Miso Soup

Super easy and authentic miso soup recipe that takes just five minutes to put together. Having lived in Japan for 11 years, I am a little bit of a miso soup snob. This recipe tastes just like the miso soup

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Evelyn’s Raspberry Linzer Cookies

Evelyn modified Ina Garten’s Mini Linzer Cookies recipe and made it even better by adding pecans and putting less sugar. These buttery cookies are my favorite. They are pretty, buttery, and nutty! The raspberry preserves-filled middle gives the cookies a sweet and tart flavor.

Posted in Vegetarian

Sesame Veggie Pasta

This simple veggie pasta dish has an Asian twist with its fragrant sesame soy flavor. It can easily be made into a vegan and vegetarian dish by omitting the chicken. This recipe is my modification of allrecipes’s Sesame Pasta Chicken Salad. Perfect for a potluck or a

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Farro with Roasted Sweet Potato, Kale, and Pomegranate Seeds

This healthy and delicious farro recipe is a combination of Sur La Table’s and FOOD52’s recipes. Farro is an ancient whole grain that has a healthy nutty flavor and a juicy barley texture. This dish tastes great (who doesn’t love little

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Tilapia Parmesan

I have always been scared of preparing a dinner with fish because I have never done it before! This recipe took me out of my comfort zone and pushed me to explore new frontiers! When it is fresh out of the

Posted in Fish, Gluten-Free

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

When I received a beautiful bundt pan for Christmas, I couldn’t wait to try the most highly-rated bundt cake recipe on the web! Although the ingredients are few and simple, they come together to produce a very rich and delicious cake. It

Posted in Vegetarian

Mexican Bean Salad

A great summer salad. This is the Black Bean and Corn Salad‘s sister recipe. Although the Black Bean and Corn Salad is still my favorite, this recipe is a fantastic choice for diversifying your salad repertoire. I love the colors, the variety

Posted in Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Beef Stew

A very easy slow cooker recipe. I made this beef stew for a big group and it was a huge hit! Beef stew is usually not on my list of favorite foods but this recipe was exceptionally tasty. This recipe has earned 4.4/5 stars with over

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