• Tasty Avocado Recipes

    A collection of vegan avocado recipes. Think beyond guacamole. Avocadoes are a healthy substitute for dairy in a whole foods, plant-based, oil-free diet.

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  • Baby Rapini: If Broccoli and Arugula Had a Green Baby

    Baby Rapini: If Broccoli and Arugula Had a Green Baby Baby Rapini is a super-green, related to broccoli, kale, and arugula. Join Chef Katie Simmons at the farmer’s market as describes the sweet-peppery flavors of this vegetable, plus healthy ideas on how to use in recipes and saute.   How to Use in Recipes: Use

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  • Romanesco: A Beautiful Natural Fractal and Basic Oil-Free Roasting

      Romanesco:  A Beautiful Natural Fractal Basic Oil-Free Roasting Romanesco is an heirloom vegetable that originated in Italy.  It’s related to cauliflower and broccoli, but it has a unique, nutty flavor.  It’s beautiful geometry makes it one of nature’s greenest fractals.  Chef Katie Simmons shows you how to steam-roast this healthy veggie for fat-free, oil-free

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  • Quinoa Cooking: Rinsing, Oil-Free Toasting, and How to Know When It’s Done

      Quinoa Cooking: Rinsing, Oil-Free Toasting, and How to Know When It’s Done Do I need to rinse quinoa? Do I need to cook it with oil? How do I know when it’s done? Chef Katie Simmons will answer all of these questions for you. Plus, she’ll share her chef’s tip on why you should

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  • Cantaloupe: How to Choose, Seed, and Cut into Chunks in Under 3 Minutes

      Cantaloupe: How to Choose, Seed, and Cut into Chunks in Under 3 Minutes How do know if a Cantaloupe is ripe?  Chef Katie Simmons shares her tips on smelling and feeling for a ripe melon.  Then she’ll show you how to seed and cut it in under 3 minutes!  This is quick, healthy, delicious

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  • Khichdi: Curried Indian Mung Beans and Rice

      Medium |  Servings: 6  |  Ready In: 30 minutes |  Yield: 5 cups Hearty mung beans and brown basmati rice come together with aromatic spices for traditional Indian Khichdi.  This recipe makes an easy gluten-free, vegan side dish.  For a full meal, serve with Curry Roasted Cauliflower and Potatoes, Baked Curry Samosa Cakes, and

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