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    Apples to Nosh At Any Time

    Ingredients 2 – 3 apples ¼  cup of almond or cashew butter, or tahini  ¼  cup of Brazil nuts, sliced ¼  cup of nuts (almonds, macadamia, hazelnuts, pecans, and pistachios), chopped ¼  cup of coconut flakes, grated ¼  cup of dates, sliced Instructions Cut the apples into ring-shapes (slicing from top to bottom) and remove the core.  Spread the butter all over each ring-shaped piece and top some with the sliced nuts and others with the chopped nuts.  Finally, sprinkle coconut flakes over the apple rings with sliced nuts, and sprinkle dates over the apple rings with chopped nuts.

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    Avocado Ice Cream

    Ingredients 4 bio avocados, ripe, peeled and stones removed 2 cups of bio coconut milk, no sugar added 3 tbsp. maple syrup 1 bio fresh lemon, squeezed  4 tbsp. water as needed so the mixture is not too thick  Instructions Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth.  Add a little water if it seems a bit too thick. Pour into an ice cream mold and freeze until frozen solid (3 – 4 hours or more).  

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    How to Plan Plant-Based Meals and Recipes

    Last week I wrote about meal-prepping as an excellent tool to help us organize our cooking time in a much more structured way during the week. We fancy eating healthy and varied meals and these call for preparation, time, dedication, and most of the time we do not have the luxury of spending a lot of time experimenting with ingredients to create mouth-watering meals, least of all to experiment with flavors to enhance the taste of our food. One of the most essential ways to do this is to consider going deeper into the meal planning journey. When we decide ahead of time what we want to prepare, we save…

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  • health, healthy, creamy, easy, tasty, hummus, cold, winter, nutritious, plant-based, homemade
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    Hummus

    1 cup chickpeas* (uncooked / soaked overnight) 3 cloves garlic (crushed + skins removed) 1/3 cup tahini 1 ½ tbsp. lemon juice ¾  tsp. sea salt 1 tbsp. olive oil (if avoiding oil, sub water) ¼  cup fresh herbs (such as cilantro, parsley, or basil – optional) Instructions Add (uncooked) chickpeas to a large pot and cover with 2 cups of water and cook uncovered for 40 – 50 minutes or until tender but not mushy. Drain. Add the cooked chickpeas to a food processor or high-speed blender along with garlic, tahini, lemon juice, sea salt, and olive oil (or water). Blend until creamy and smooth, scraping down sides as needed. At this point, you can add herbs if you want. Blend and taste. Adjust flavor as…