Hoppin’ John with Avocado-Cucumber Dressing

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Hoppin’ John, a southern U.S. dish featuring black-eyed peas, is traditionally eaten on January 1st to bring good luck in the New Year. In this version I use fennel and collard greens, and top it with a creamy avocado dressing. Ingredients 1 medium onion or shallot, chopped 1 bell pepper, seeded and diced 2 ribs […]

Oatmeal-Lemon Pancakes

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I’ve had so many people say they like these pancakes even more than “regular” pancakes. They rise up nicely without being soggy in the middle, and fill your kitchen with a lemony aroma. Try easy-to-make fruit-flavored Date Syrup. Ingredients 2 cups non-dairy milk (plus extra to thin batter in between cooking pancakes) 3 dates, pitted […]

Spicy Root Vegetable Medley

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This is a mildly spicy root vegetable dish that can be served at a holiday meal instead of mashed potatoes or au gratin potatoes, or anytime. 1.5 teaspoons ground coriander 1.5 teaspoons paprika 1.5 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1.5 teaspoons dried sage, minced fine 1 medium Yukon Gold potato, cut into 1-inch […]

Blended Green Salad

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This simple salad utilizes a food processor for chopping many of the ingredients, providing a twist on traditional green salad, making it more inviting and fun to eat! Use any salad ingredients you like, such as: lettuce carrots bell pepper zucchini celery chard or spinach radishes corn green onion fresh herbs: dill, parsley, basil, cilantro […]

Raw Apple Crumble

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This dessert is easier and faster to make than an apple pie or crisp, and requires no baking. Instead of refined sugars, this recipe uses dates for sweetness, and lemon juice and nutmeg for that extra zing. Crumble topping: 1/2 cup walnuts 2 pitted dates Diced apples: 3 apples, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon lemon […]