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  • DIY Nut Butter

    Like fresh nut milk, once you make your own you will never go back! Ingredients 3 cups freshly roasted unsalted nuts (such as almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts or even sunflower seeds for the nut averse) Directions Place nuts on baking sheet, toast for 10 mins on middle rack in a 300 F oven, wiggle them around…
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  • No Bake Granola Bars (vegan) by DREENA BURTON

    Recipe provided to The Green Mama by Dreena Burton, Author of the new cookbook Plant Powered Families, out now on Ben Bella Books. Makes 8–10 bars or 16 squares These bars are perfect for school lunches because they are nut-free and pack very well. Plus, they are pretty simple to put together! Ingredients 1/2 cup brown rice syrup…
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  • Protein Power Balls (vegan) By DREENA BURTON

     Recipe provided to The Green Mama by Dreena Burton, Author of the new cookbook Plant Powered Families, out now on Ben Bella Books.   Makes 25–28 balls Ingredients 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup coconut flour (see note) 1/3 cup hemp seeds 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1½ cups pitted dates 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 2–3 tablespoons…
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  • Garden Bounty Infused Water

    This is almost too easy to call a recipe. Basically I am suggesting that instead of giving in to the pleas for juice (whether they come from your children or your own inner child) you make delicious infused water ! Infused water is basically just cutting up organic fruit, vegetables, and herbs and adding it…
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  • Carrot cake: an easy, yummy, healthy alternative

    Carrot Cake     2 cups whole wheat pastry flour (I’ve also done this recipe with spelt flour.)     1 tsp baking powder     1 1/2 tsp baking soda     1 tsp salt    11/2 tsp cinnamon     1/2 tsp ginger     1/2 tsp cinnamon     3/4 cup melted coconut oil (or butter)     3/4 cup…
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  • The Best Banana Bread Recipe Ever

      Ingredients 3 large bananas, very ripe (or previously frozen) 1/2 cup olive oil or coconut oil (better texture than butter) 1/2 cup sugar, panela, or honey 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond or dashes of cinnamon or grated fresh ginger 2 large eggs 2 cups unbleached flour/whole wheat flour/spelt flour all work 1 teaspoon baking…
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  • Carmel Sauce Recipe

    Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar (or panela) 1/2 stick butter (4 Tablespoons) 1/2 cup half-and-half or cream or whole, raw milk 1 Tablespoon vanilla Pinch Of Salt How to prepare Mix all ingredients over medium heat. Cook while whisking gently for 5 to 7 minutes, until thicker. Turn off heat. Serve warm or refrigerate until…
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  • Crumbly Recipe

    The Crumbly Recipe 1/4 cup flour 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp brown sugar Mix the ingredients together  (fingers are fun!) Sprinkle on top of banana bread or other.