Nutrition

Pecan squares

Less sweet than traditional pecan pie, these plant-based pecan squares are a healthy yet decadent dessert that you can make during the festive season. Great with a cup of coffee or tea, one square will satisfy a sweet tooth. From topping to base, I made these squares as healthy as I possibly could without compromising […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

My Saturday morning creative process

This morning, I’m working on a pecan square recipe for Christmas. Later today, I’ll make a creamy tomato soup that is great for cold, rainy November weather. When I create recipes, the process often begins with scribbles, arrows and messy notes on paper. The next step is to make sure that I have all the […]

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Nutrition

Pumpkin walnut loaf cake

It’s pumpkin season and there are so many delicious recipes that you can make with pumpkin purée: pumpkin spice latte; dips; soups; breads; scones; pancakes; cakes; and more! I normally make my own pumpkin purée right on the stovestop because the canned version is difficult to find where I live. And, when available, it is […]

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Hearty autumn soup

Sometimes the best meals are the ones made with foods that are easy to find at the local grocery store. There is nothing fancy or exotic about this hearty autumn soup, but it’s the kind of soup that you will want to make over and over again. Made with an array of garden and root vegetables, potatoes, […]

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