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Recipe for a Vegan Client & Product

This is George. He came to me as a client wanting to create a vegan product. He brought his “oat almond cinnamon date” topping that he wanted me to help him perfect. After talking to George and getting an idea of what he was looking for we went into my kitchen to fine tune the recipe. There he pulled out all the ingredients he brought for me to use to make a tastier, crunchier vegan raw topping.

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Red Quinoa and Porcini Mushroom Pilaf

Red Quinoa and Porcini Mushroom Pilaf

You can use red, tan or black quinoa, if you like. I chose the red for a nice color contrast for all the earthy colored vegetables. The toasted pumpkin seeds also add a nice crunch, and some more protein to this delicious vegan main course dish. Continue reading

Seeds, Tasty and Nutritious

Seeds are tasty and offer us a wealth of minerals and vitaminsThanks to bodyunburdened.com for this great chart.

Did you know that eating raw flax seeds, hemp seeds and chia seeds reduces inflammation?

You will find lots of great recipes with seeds for pesto, pie crusts, smoothies, pancakes, and lots more on my website. Here are some delicious  recipes to get you started eating more seeds: Continue reading

Good and Bad Fats

Sunflower seeds make great oilWe need a certain amount of healthy fats in our diets for energy, to help our bodies absorb Vitamins A, D, E and K,¬† keep us well lubricated and enhance our immune system. Some fats are saturated; some unsaturated, some from animals and some from nuts and seeds. Here’s my list of what fats and oils to stock for health and vitality. Continue reading