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Pork Chops with Wild Rice

Pork chops recipe from the Midwest This pork chops recipe comes from my husbands family in the Midwest. This is an easy and fulfilling meal for the family. It was interesting for me to make it for two reasons. One – it has sentimental value to my husband since this is one of the regular

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Vegan rice balls
vegan rice balls

Vegan rice balls is the star of this simple everyday lunch which includes pinto beans and purple/red cabbage. Ingredients: Beans- 1 cup of soaked and cooked pinto beans 1/2 zucchini 1 small carrot green onions parsley coconut  oil pink salt Rice balls – 1 cup cooked rice (brown, basmati or jasmine) 2 Tablespoons rice flour

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Vegan Dinner

Vegan Dinner with zucchini spaghetti and yucca mash. This is also gluten-free.  Yucca, Cassava, Manioc… this root is called by many names. I found mine at Sprouts Farmers Market and even the checkout girl didn’t know what to do with it. Well like many other tubers it is pretty bland, like potatoes, you can do

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Kabocha Squash Gnocchi

Kabocha Squash Gnocchi is great! Squash is in season so this is the perfect recipe for fall. Especially if you love Kabocha like I do! In Brazil we call Kabocha squash, Japanese Pumpkin. Which makes sense, since the word “Kabocha” literally means Pumpkin in Japanese. Squash is in season so this is the perfect recipe

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