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Toasted Coconut Pancakes with Toasted Coconut Sauce

Anyone who loves the sweet nutty taste and aroma of toasted dried coconut will love these thick fluffy pancakes … served with a simple sweet toasted coconut sauce, they’re loaded with toasted coconut goodness. Easy to make, this recipe uses coconut milk, coconut sugar and coconut oil to round out …

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Baked Quinoa Balls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Little people like me need lots of protein. And this tasty little appetizer idea provides a good and tasty dose with quinoa, beans and peanut butter. I adore little bites, and these little savory balls can be served as a light meal too, as they are quite filling. But these …

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Hummus With Za’atar

Many people think of hummus as a snack or appetizer, but for a little person like myself it’s a meal! And a simple, convenient and tasty meal at that. Hummus is also a terrific canvas for adding or experimenting with your favorite flavors … maybe it’s Middle Eastern in origin, …

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Roasted Carrot and Azuki Bean Salad

We seem to be starting to climb out of winter here in southwestern Ontario, so it’s time to put some color on the plate. Spiced roasted carrots, sweet red azuki beans and pieces of avocado on a bed of baby spinach do the trick here, and they’re absolutely delightful on …

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Beet and Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie

I’ve been topping up my breakfasts lately with quick frozen fruit smoothies, and this bright pink strawberry concoction has very quickly become one of my favorites. Cold, refreshing and creamy, it’s not only packed with plenty of sweet strawberry flavor but also with the super vitamin and mineral nutrition of …

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No Croutons Required – Call for Vegetarian Soups and Salads Submissions for March

It’s my turn to host No Croutons Required, a monthly event showcasing vegetarian soups and salads alternately hosted by my good friend Jacqueline of Tinned Tomatoes and myself. The temperatures are finally getting warmer so perhaps we will have more salads than soups this month. But soups and salads are …

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