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creamy vegan watercress and leek soup – recipe

This evening I made a dieter’s dream version of one of my all time favorite soups, watercress and cream. I’ve made it once before, here, but this version is just as tasty with more benefits and less calories. To substitute … Continue reading

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indian style tomato and cabbage soup – recipe

Day 1 of “operation health, happiness and wedding dress” and I wanted to post the recipe for the tomato cabbage soup.  I’ve done OK today. So far I’ve had 1 cup of herbal tea with honey, 1 grapefruit, 1 juice … Continue reading

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gluten free, vegan, mini banana muffins – recipe

While I’ve never been a baker, I was struck with the sudden urge to make muffins this week. Maybe it’s the changing season. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m now a homeowner. Maybe it’s just an inherent muffin gene that … Continue reading

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gluten free, almost vegan pumpkin hempseed mini muffins – recipe

IT’S AUTUMN! Scarves, boots, cardigans. Cool night time walks. Warm, ruddy leaves falling. Holiday cheer. Beaujolais Nouveau. And most of all, pumpkins!! I have a major crush on pumpkins. They are both adorable and delicious, a shining example of aesthetics … Continue reading

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watermelon lemonade with moscato – recipe

As penance for spending my holiday weekend doing little other than sleeping, drinking, and watching the extended version of Lord of the Rings, I decided to do some much needed yard work today. The malbar spinach I planted in my … Continue reading

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baingan bharta – recipe

Eggplant. It’s probably my favorite vegetable, as evidenced by the bounty of eggplant recipes I’ve been posting lately. In Hindi eggplant is baingan and bharta, as I understand it, pretty much just means mashed up. I first ordered this dish … Continue reading

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watercress soup + pear and feta salad – recipe

    Greetings from Houston! Things are very quickly coming along here in our new home. My dad is here turning our totally awesome house into a TOTALLY AWESOME house with all of his remodeling and painting expertise along side … Continue reading

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juicy juice

While I dream of someday doing a 30 day juice fast, that day has not yet come. Until then, I am trying to work juice into my everyday diet. Here is one of my favorites. This is my rendition of … Continue reading

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