How to Use Coconut Butter (make coconut milk or cream in 30 seconds)

What is coconut butter? Coconut butter is thick, creamy, coconut puree, made from finely blended shredded coconut. It has a similar texture to creamy peanut butter with a lightly sweet, subtle coconut flavor. Coconut butter is 80% fat; 1 tablespoon has roughly 9 grams of fat (8 grams of which are saturated), 3 grams of…

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Layered Mint Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate mint is my favorite flavor combination of all sweet eats, and it’s scope is far beyond that of just ice cream. The base of this pudding is avocados that are mashed with cacao powder, peppermint extract, and a few other ingredients to create a rich, sweet, tingly cream that’s both deeply satisfying and healthy.…

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Tempeh Sliders

Look at these bad boys; they’re healthy, protein-packed, simple, and only 20 minutes to make from start-to-finish. Les go! It all starts with fresh romaine leaves, chopped in half – if they’re as big as these ones – with the crunchy ends removed, as seen below. I was skeptical of “lettuce wraps” for the longest time,…

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Holy Molé Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Dressing

Holy Molé! Three cheers to healthy, flavor packed dinners that feeds up to 4 people. Family meal or leftovers for 2, anyone? Let’s hop into the creation of this recipe. When carrots are shredded and cooked, they transform into an entirely different entity; our friend couldn’t even recognize the filling as carrots, which is a…

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Garlic Cauliflower Rice with Italian Stir-Fry

Raise your hand if you love simple dinners. *slowly raises hand*To be honest, when I’m not working on a recipe, I usually enjoy big ole’ salads for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner. But there’s no reason a dish that’s bursting with flavor and aroma should be complicated. This dish, for example, takes only 45 minutes to…

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Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies

Oops, wrong Whoopi! Ahh, that’s more like it. Oh carrot cake, how you fill childhood dreams. Wash away unrest in the contents of one bite. How you torment the ever LIVING HELL OUT OF A VEGAN, SUGAR FREE, GLUTEN FREE FOOD BLOGGER. Ehem… I apologize. It’s just, if you knew how many test trials of…

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Creamy Veggie Dip (Thirty Minutes!)

Creamy artichoke dip, anyone? Yeah, maybe, but artichokes are expensive. And fussy. And I never have them in my kitchen, which is reason enough for me not to use them.   However, I am all about a dip that’s silky, full of luscious greens, savory, and transforms humble vegetables into a hearty sauce. Taking an…

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Chick’n Soup

Nothing warms up the soul quite like chicken soup.   To be honest, I completely forgot about the existence of chicken soup, since I haven’t had this since I was a kid. However, thanks to a recommendation from one of our followers – Sandy – the idea of chicken soup re-emerged in my brain. Via…

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