Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hot Chocolate

Ahhh I just love to sit down and enjoy a mug full of hot chocolate. This version is so easy to make and guiltfree as well. Thank you Charlotte for the request! THE TWIST This hot chocolate, made with raw … Continue reading

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Sopa Casa

This recipe is the perfect addition to a meal when you want a little warmth and spice in your bowl.  Thank you Jennifer for the request! THE TWIST The onions in this soup may help to decrease blood lipid levels, … Continue reading

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Peppermint and Triple Chocolate “Cheesecake” Bites

I love combining chocolate with peppermint! Just a bite of this sweet confection seems to completely satisfy me with its luscious goodness. This is a perfect dessert tidbit for the Holidays! THE TWIST The crust of these decadent bites is … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls

Just in time for Christmas breakfast, enjoy this easy and nutritious recipe. THE TWIST These cinnamon rolls contain whole wheat which several studies indicate that those who consume whole wheat are not as likely to gain weight as those who … Continue reading

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Farro and Garbanzo Bean Cakes with Eggplant and Mushroom Sauce

What’s for dinner? A few days ago I  heard someone declare that it is difficult to make dinner if you’re a vegan.  It’s easy, you just put plants on your plate.  With the typical expectation of a main dish and … Continue reading

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Hummus

Saturday evening I met Jamie, an engaging and delightful woman. We talked about our lives and our families. We touched on gratitude and faith and eventually we talked about food. Jamie seemed sincerely fascinated by the idea of only eating … Continue reading

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