Treeline aged artisinal vegan cheese
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Vegetarian Dinners and Vegan Cheese

A few weeks ago, we decided to make a pretty major dietary shift toward eating vegetarian dinners from Monday through Thursday. I love animal-based sources of protein (beef! pork! chicken! seafood!), and I've always included them in dinner recipes. But we're trying to improve our nutrition as we age, and this shift is a big… Continue reading Vegetarian Dinners and Vegan Cheese

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Couscous Mix

This is a light and easy meal that's ideal for lunch or dinner. It's full of nutrients, while also filling you up. Our cherry tomatoes are ripening, and we put them to good use in this dish. Ingredients: 250 g of small couscous pearlsolive oil to taste1 can chickpeas1 cucumber, cut into cubes5 cherry tomatoes,… Continue reading Couscous Mix

veg paneer curry
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Veggie and Paneer Curry

This curry is rich in flavor and full of nutrients from the veggies. Serve with a base of rice to soak up the delicious sauce. To make this dish vegan, just leave out the paneer (Indian cheese). Ingredients: 1-2 tbsp. butter1/2 onion, chopped3 small/medium potatoes, chopped1 cup water1 can coconut cream1 can chickpeas, drained1 cup… Continue reading Veggie and Paneer Curry

chickpea potato curry
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Chickpea Potato Coconut Curry

Hubby suggested I make a vegetarian curry with chickpeas, and I'm very happy with the way this one turned out. It's vegan, too. The sauce is thick and creamy. I recommend serving it over brown rice or with a flat bread to soak up the delicious sauce. Ingredients: 1/2 onion, chopped2 medium potatoes3 cups water1… Continue reading Chickpea Potato Coconut Curry

green papaya salad
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Green Papaya Salad

The first papaya tree that our gardener planted is growing beautifully. It's already starting to bear medium to large fruit. Being able to eat from your garden is so satisfying. To see something edible growing in your home, to experience both its beauty and its practicality, is a wonder. We've got several more papaya trees… Continue reading Green Papaya Salad