soaking nuts and seeds

Since I make my own almond milk, I buy my almonds in bulk for the better price. To make life a little easier, I soak all of them immediately and then dry them on a baking sheet on top of kitchen towel. I often use my lettuce spinner because it has

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how to brew water kefir

Ingredients & tools Water Kefir Grains Sugar Lemons Dates / Raisins / Figs Water (non-chlorinated) One glass jar: Quart to Half Gallon size One plastic or wood stirring utensil One towel or paper coffee filter to use as a covering for the jar A fine mesh strainer (plastic or stainless steel) for

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slow cooker 3 bean turkey chili with bread machine corn bread

Chili 1.3 lb ground turkey (or you can use tofu) 2 can chili beans, rinsed 1 medium tomato, diced 1 small can fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1 Tbsp chili powder 1/4 tsp garlic powder 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1/2 small onion, diced 1/2 cup water 1/2 tsp cumin 1 Tbsp olive

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Gluten-free chocolate mug cake

3 Tbsp gluten-free all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp almond flour 3 Tbsp of cocoa powder (I use raw cacao, but that’s what I keep stocked.) 1 Tbsp coconut oil 2 Tbsp organic evaporated cane juice 1 tsp vanilla extract (homemade) 1 egg (I tried using apple sauce, but it the consistency wasn’t

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gluten free artisan bread

1 cup brown rice flour 2 1/4 cups GF all purpose four 1 tbsp granulated active dry yeast 1 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tbsp xanthan gum 1 1/3 cups lukewarm water (heated to 110°F) 2 large room temperature eggs (whisked) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp honey In a separate container, mix warm water and yeast and

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vegan carrot ginger soup recipe

Ingredients 4 medium carrots, peeled, halved 1/4 small onion 1 small garlic cloves, peeled 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon salt pinch of pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger 1/2 cup soaked cashews 2 cups vegetable broth Directions Place ingredients into the Vitamix and secure lid. Starting at variable 1, turn

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Quinoa Black Bean Burgers

1 can black beans rinsed and drained Quinoa flakes (1/4-1/2 cup) 1/4 cup chopped carrots 1-2 chopped scallions 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 t chili powder 1 t cumin dash dried oregano dash dried parsley dash paprika dash sea salt 1 egg or 1 flax “egg” (1 T ground flax seeds mixed

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vegan chocolate avocado “pudding”

2 ripe medium avocados, peeled 1/3 cup raw cacao 1/4 cup raw agave nectar – I’ve seen recipes calling for honey, but I never have very good results using honey for anything cold or room temp. 1/2 cup almond milk ( or preferred milk… rice, coconut, etc.) 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

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basil lemon-limeade recipe

Ingredients 3 cups water 3/4 lemons – peeled, sliced and seeded 1 lime sliced stevia to taste 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves about 1 cup ice, cubed or crushed Directions Place all of your ingredients into the Vitamix Beginning at speed 1 turn machine on and slowly increase to 10,

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buckwheat zucchini pancakes recipe

Ingredients 1/3 cup milk – I used my homemade almond milk 2 cups chopped zucchini 2 large eggs or equivalent egg substitute 1/4 t salt (optional) 2 T sugar or other sweetener, to taste 1/4 t ground cinnamon 1/4 t ground ginger 1 1/2 cups buckwheat flour – I made the flour for this

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