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New Year's Appetizer Party

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New Year's Appetizer Party

  Happy New Year! New Year's should be a time we get together and look back on the past year to reflect on what we've done well and what we can improve upon, especially with food! I see the new year, as a way to start fresh. Maybe you've always wanted to learn how to make your own udon noodles (my recipe). Or maybe make kimchi? Make a list and really tackle it this year. Hopefully, like many Americans, you have on your list "to lead a more healthy life". But, unlike most, you'll actually stick to that plan longer...

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Last Minute Healthy Holiday Recipes

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Last Minute Healthy Holiday Recipes

Looking for that perfect dish to take to Aunt Patty's? You want something that won't have everyone saying, "ugh-it's the veggie girl".  I love to bring beautiful foods along with me that will get even the meat eaters taking a scoop. Usually, that means dessert, but there are other colorful and festive dishes a plant-pushing person can bring. As I usually recommend, make sure you DO bring something for yourself to the holiday gathering. Most of us don't live in families where plant-based foods are the norm. I never feel people should have to have food for me, and always...

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Pass Around The Pumpkin Pie

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Pass Around The Pumpkin Pie

You know the lyrics for Sleigh Ride?  "There's a happy feeling nothing in the world can buy when they pass around the coffee and the pumpkin pie?" Well, I have recreated a traditional favorite for the holidays! I LOVE all things pumpkin, and I really hate how this food is relegated to 1 month's time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can make this pie, or its filling, all winter long! Yum! I have made my pies with traditional roll-out doughs, that I've transformed into gluten free versions, but I wouldn't go an call those healthy. My pie dough is still...

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