Pumpkin Blender Waffles

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This pumpkin-packed variation on the popular blender waffles is a perfect fall brunch. Top with a little peanut butter or serve with a side of warm, unsweetened applesauce for dipping. Sweet potato puree also makes a slightly sweeter alternative to pumpkin. Tip: For reheating or just for extra crispy waffles, these can be toasted in […]

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Date Candy

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Medjool dates are sweet and earthy in a way that makes them a wonderful approximation for caramels. Paired with almond flour and almond butter to create a smooth texture with a nutty taste, these candies have no added sugar and still provide a delightful sweet treat.

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Vegan Mac & Cheese

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This sauce in this recipe is essentially a half batch of Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup. You can make this dish in a snap by making a full soup recipe and freezing it in portions. Defrost in the microwave when you’re ready to make mac and “cheese.” You can use the sauce straight up over pasta, […]

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Congee

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Congee is a type of rice porridge popular in Asia, especially as a comfort food when you’re ill. This incredibly fragrant dish brings the stomach-soothing benefits of ginger to the table: just what you want when the cold weather is getting to you.

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Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

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Sweet potato fries are a delightful treat, and this recipe is no exception. The process for getting the fries crispy works for other starchy vegetables, so don’t be afraid to play around with regular potatoes, jicama or whatever else you can imagine.

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Pumpkin Hummus

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This good-sized batch of hummus is the perfect appetizer for a fall or holiday gathering. Serve with sliced apples and whole-grain crackers.

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Grilled Pork Loin with Rainbow Root Kebabs

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You don’t need to look for the most colorful root veggies at the farmers’ market to make this dish incredible, but it doesn’t hurt. You might be able to find unique radishes (which are incredibly sweet when roasted) or small salad turnips (which have none of the bitterness associated with their larger relatives). Tip: If […]

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Mojo Beef Kebabs

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Mojo sauces vary across cultures but tend to share in common olive oil, citrus juice, herbs, garlic, and various spices. This one will appeal to lovers of cumin. For a treat, buy fresh cumin and grind it yourself in a spice grinder or mortar and pestle. Tip: If you choose to use bamboo skewers, soak them […]

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