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Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake (Gluten-Free, No-Bake)

Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake (Gluten-Free) Perhaps this isn’t exactly a most-welcome treat for the fat-phobic, as it is loaded with fats–fatty goodness, that is–the benign, good-for-your heart MUFA and PUFA (mono and poly-unsaturated) fats. With all the cashews, almonds, pecans, and avocado oil, you can almost literally go nuts with this not-so-skinny deal! But we love […]

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Vegan Baked Falafel

  Bursting with flavor and brimming with nutrients, this is the tastiest, healthiest alternative to deep-fried Falafel. You can still fry them, of course, but not while you’re opting for the healthier version! There are numerous ways of making Falafel, as it is a very popular dish in the Middle East, made according to various […]

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Beets ‘n’ Bean Veggie Burger (Vegan)

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Spicy Vegan Nacho Cheesy Kale Chips

    So some like it hot–and maybe a wee bit cheesy… but also healthy–and crispy. While this may seem like a rare combination, I could swear that these nacho-esque cheesy vegan kale chips are the best thing that has ever happened in my kitchen (or at least, that’s what my husband thinks!) This is […]

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Vegan Chocolate-Berry Tart

Perhaps by now, we all know that dark chocolate is good for us, right? (Polyphenols, Flavanols, iron, magnesium, raises HDL, improves brain function, blablabla). However, for chocoholics, chocophiliacs, or whatever whatchamacallem chocolate lovers who happen to be health-food lovers too, it can be quite a challenge finding healthy dessert options that meet both their palates and […]

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Low-Fat Salmon Quiche

As food critic Michael Pollan claims, “all of us carry around rules of thumb about eating”, but I guess many different rules of thumb somehow converge when it comes to the breakfast table–where all health foodies agree on this meal’s importance. The importance of having a protein-packed breakfast cannot be emphasized enough. And although the term “protein” always has gotten […]

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Pumpkin-Salmon Low-Fat Lasagna

Pumpkin-Salmon Autumn Lasagna Lasagna is one food that is enjoyed by people from all walks of life. There is nothing like a panful of pasta sheet goodness serenading into your kitchen or dining room–and even better, into your mouth! And at this time of the year, while I’ve still got my pumpkin on at high season, my […]

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Baked Spaghetti Squash with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Spicy, slippery, slithery, and simple, spaghetti squash is just perfect this way. It’s a guilt-free way to enjoy a good “pasta” while actually reaping the benefits of a vegetable! And apart from the baking time of the squash, the sauce is a quite easy quick fix, with as little ingredients as possible. Spaghetti squash must be […]

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Vegan Pumpkin-Bulgur Kibbeh

Pumpkin Kibbe (vegan) A word about kibbeh—it is a traditional middle eastern dish made of bulgur (cracked wheat) with onions, spices, and some mash-able ingredient (usually meat). However, there are many vegan (albeit less known) vegetable-based versions of kibbeh available, usually made in the homes of villagers during lent. In other words, you’d scarcely walk […]

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Pescetarian Dream: Salmon and Egg White Breakfast Burger

  Yep, even healthy eaters can enjoy burgers for breakfast–But of course, I don’t mean the artery-clogging piece of grease sandwiched between 2 slabs of even more grease. A good breakfast burger certainly does not need all that extra trans fat to become edible. This salmon and egg white burger naturally contains all the good Omega 3 fats and proteins […]

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