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Recipes

All of my recipes are created to be quick, healthy, delicious and vegan (meaning they use no animal foods). They are meat-free, fish-free, dairy-free, and egg-free.

Most are also gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, or can easily be made so with some simple swaps. They are free of refined sugars, and most don't use any added sweeteners so many are suitable for diabetics.

I also sometimes share recipes from other people, and I am always conscious of choosing a recipe that is as healthy and vegan as I would make myself.

If you feel overwhelmed by recipes, you should pick up my online meal plan so that I can show you how to put recipes together into a balanced and nutritious eating plan.

Balsamic-Herb Toasted Almonds

Super easy and healthy way to make a really tasty snack from raw almonds!

Dry toasting almonds brings out their natural flavors, which pair perfectly with a glaze of balsamic vinegar and savory herbs.

It's a really easy way to make raw almonds super-tasty, and works great as a snack or chopped up on top of a paella or salad.

Balsamic-Herb Toasted Almonds

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Makes 1/2 cup of almonds

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Omega-3-Pumped Squares

These squares are deceptively delicious because they are so incredibly healthy, and totally pumped up with omega-3 fatty acids

These squares are so tasty that you wouldn't guess they're super healthy and pumped up with seeds (like flax) that are rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids.

One square (from a batch of 16) has 3358mg of omega-6 and 1474mg of Omega-3, which gives them a ratio of 2.3:1. That means they will help tip the balance back to the more appropriate 4:1 ratio you should aim for.

So get making 'em!

Omega-3-Pumped Squares

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Makes 16 squares

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Super Green White Bean Dip

Put white beans and kale in your food processor for a super green dip

This dip is packed with nutrients - protein and minerals in the beans, vitamins and antioxidants in the kale and amino acids and minerals in the spices.

Plus it tastes awesome as a dip or a spread in a sandwich!

So get making 'em!

Super Green White Bean Dip

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Makes about 2 cups of dip

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Attila's Wild Garlic Gnocchi Recipe + Cookbook Giveaway!

Attila's Wild Garlic Gnocchi Recipe

Gnocchi (potato pasta) is a wonderfully satisfying vegan meal, and hits that savory part of our cravings or tastebuds.

This recipe comes from Attila Hildmann, bestselling German cookbook author and celebrity chef who says he went from fat ass to bad ass. Check out more about him, and enter the giveaway for his cookbooks here!

Attila says, “Sugar snap peas are delicately sweet and tender and only need to be blanched very briefly. But be careful at the grocery store not to get them mixed up with pea pods!”

Attila's Wild Garlic Gnocchi Recipe

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Makes 2 servings

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Dreena's Pumpkin Seed and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Dreena's Pumpkin Seed and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Photo credit: Nicole Axworthy

This fabulous recipes comes to you from Dreena Burton, vegan cookie guru extraordinaire, as one of the many fabulous recipes in The China Study All-Star Collection. (Click through to enter the giveaway!!)

Dreena says, "These are a terrific 'on-the-go' healthy breakfast or a perfect snack anytime of the day. Our whole family loves them!"

Dreena's Pumpkin Seed and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

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Makes 12-16 bars

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