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Vegan Fruit-and-Nut Chocolate Bark

You know when you're standing in line at the grocery store and there are all sorts of treats lined up at the counter set up nicely to entice you to make an impulse purchase? I remember standing in line once and seeing chocolate bark wrapped up neat and pretty, just waiting to be bought. That's… Continue reading Vegan Fruit-and-Nut Chocolate Bark

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Ice Cream with Rum-Soaked Dates

I've been making ice cream at home a lot lately. Hubby had the great idea to soak chopped dates in rum to flavor a batch of ice cream. I recommend macerating the dates in the alcohol overnight and adding a handful for every cup of cream you use for your batch of ice cream. You… Continue reading Ice Cream with Rum-Soaked Dates

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Make Ice Cream at Home–Without a Machine

We discovered that you can make ice cream at home--without a machine! It's unbelievably easy, and it's so much fun being creative with flavor combos. I've been making chocolate chunk ice cream lately. Any empty and clean pasta sauce bottle will do for the glass jar to hold the ice cream. Ingredients: 1 cup cream… Continue reading Make Ice Cream at Home–Without a Machine

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Coconut Muffins with Chia and Flax Seeds

These little babies make for a sweet, delicious breakfast, snack or dessert. They make your home smell incredible. I added a chia and flax seed mix for nutrition. Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut flakes (fresh or dehydrated) 1/4 cup chia and flax seed mix 1 cup canola (or vegetable) oil… Continue reading Coconut Muffins with Chia and Flax Seeds

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Pineapple Pudding

I put some pineapple chunks in our home juicer and used the pulp for an impromptu pudding by stirring it into plain yogurt. I added a blend of chia and flax seeds for a nutritional boost. It's good for breakfast, snacking or dessert. The sweetness of the pineapple balances the sourness of the yogurt, and… Continue reading Pineapple Pudding