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Vegan Recipes

When you live in Northern Utah, sometimes the sun doesn't shine for weeks on end in the wintertime. That makes recipe photography a bit tricky, especially if you've already got a fairly dark kitchen. I set this shoot up outside to get at least a little bit of natural light, but then it started snowing. Ah well, what's a girl to do? Oh, and although these cookies are covered with chocolate a bit patch-ily (hey, I'm a novice), they still taste amazing.

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This is Christmas done right with a recipe that is vegan, gluten free, grain free, and refined sugar-free. It is always great to have a cutout cookie to decorate individually! For cookie cutters, I used a Christmas tree, candy cane, and gingerbread man – but the opportunities are endless. This recipe makes about 15 cookies, depending on size.

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Whether you’re a redhead or not, you’ll enjoy these cookies from Celebrity Vegan Chef Jason Wrobel. Begin by adding gluten-free flour, coconut palm sugar, cinnamon, and cloves to a mixing bowl. Pull them out, let them cool, and then take them to the face, specifically your mouth. These are the perfect thing to take to a holiday party as these ginger snaps are sure to be snatched up quick.

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Indulge in the sweetness of the holidays while keeping them healthy

’Tis the season for sweets, sweet, and more sweets! But what if I told you that you can still have all of the holiday flavors you crave without excessive sugar, butter, and heavy gluten? With some experimentation in the kitchen, you can create recipes that are mouthwateringly delicious, like these moist and chewy Ginger Cookies.

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Pump up your gingerbread cookies with pumpkin! Vegan, gluten-free, and grain-free, here is everything that is awesome about the holidays all in one place!

The aromas and tastes of the holidays are hard to escape – but why would you want to? With this recipe, you get gingerbread without the guilt and with an added pumpkin flare! You can adjust the sweetness to your liking by either using a sweetened plant-based milk or adding more maple syrup.

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Black beans and rice have been a staple of many developing countries for generations. Recently, these have gained renewed popularity as Americanized Mexican restaurants have popped up in the United States and throughout the world. Black beans and rice are now fancied up in burritos, chimichangas, and savory salads that are more than a little tempting.
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Tomatoes also have coumaric acid and chlorogenic acid to block nitrosamines, which are cancer-causing compounds naturally formed in the body and are also the strongest carcinogenic (cancer-causing) part of tobacco smoke. Tomatoes are also high in vitamin C, a strong antioxidant, which is another way tomatoes are helpful for preventing and fighting cancer and disease.

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Post workout nutrition is important. You have a short window to supply your muscles with the protein they need to rebuild and repair. Everyone wonders what to do after a workout and Drew Canole is more than happy to share what he does. His best advice revolves around a drink he based on the Greek goddess of strength, skill, and wisdom, Athena herself.

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