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Pecan Buckwheat Tart (vegan)

Pecan Tart

Yes, you can make a pecan pie without the use of corn syrup and eggs. The magic is buckwheat cereal and dates! Buckwheat "milk" sweetened with dates thickens perfectly when heated. I highly recommend this recipe for a holiday dessert or a sweet treat any time of year. [More]

Pumpkin Lasagna

Pumpkin Lasagna

Pumpkin lasagna may sound strange to some people, but have you ever had butternut squash ravioli? Lasagna alla zucca, sometimes called lasagna di zucca is a traditional Italian lasagna made from pumpkin or similar squash. If you don't try this recipe during the holiday season this year, you will be missing out on one of the best seasonal dishes you have ever had! [More]

Grilled Carrot Hot Dogs

Grilled Carrot Dogs

These vegan "hot dogs" are great! If you love hot dogs but you don't want to eat meat or you are afraid of the preservatives and unknown ingredients, these dogs are the answer. Commercial hot dogs are a highly processed meat, and processed meat is classified as a group 1 carcinogen, so why not give this whole food, plant-based option a try? [More]

New Burgers On The Block

Beyond Burgers

It is grilling season, and you may want to try some of the new plant-based burgers available at your grocery store. You may also be curious about the new plant-based meat substitutes that are appearing on restaurant menus around the country? Should you think twice before eating plant-based meat alternatives? [More]