Banana Bread

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For the best results, make your own flaxseed meal from seeds that are either fresh or have been stored in the freezer in an airtight container. If you have a coffee grinder dedicated to spices, it will produce a nice, fine meal for your vegan “egg” substitute.  

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Sweet Potato Tapas

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Tender sweet potato slices topped with cranberry-celery chutney are the perfect evocation of Thanksgiving no matter what the season. For a stronger taste of the holidays, play around with a bit of chopped apple or your favorite poultry seasoning to give this simple dish your own flair.  

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Mediterranean Antipasto Tuna Salad

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What’s better than tuna with mayo? This recipe: no contest. Tuna’s salty flavor is genius with beans, veggies, and capers. With ingredients this flavorful, any dressing more than a little lemon juice and olive oil would be overkill. Tip: If you want to make this ahead, keep the greens separate until right before you serve.

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Colorful Veggie Slaw

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There’s nothing quite like a bright burst of color to make a plate more appealing and make veggies look enticing. This slaw is a minor variation on a cookout classic—test it in place of your old family recipe at your next summer shindig.

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