“Dirty Dozen”

Dirty_Dozen

Some fruits and vegetables are more likely than others to retain pesticides after they are harvested. If you want to economize and still shop organically, experts recommend you focus your shopping dollars on produce likely to harbor the highest contaminants….

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

A very nice vegan pumpkin pie recipe. Better to use home cooked pumpkin rather than from a can, but either way, the pie will be just delicious. Wonderful to serve warm.

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Ingredients

1 medium ready made pie crest
6 ounce firm silken tofu
2 cup baked pumpkin, mashed
3/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/4 cup soy, rice, or almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 teaspoon pumpkin spice powder (cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon peel, cardamon)

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vegan Pudding

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Ingredients

1/3 cup raw almond, slivered
3 cup plain rice milk, almond or soy milk
3 1/2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
4 tablespoon unsweetened carob powder, roasted
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon unprocessed sea salt

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vegan Muffins

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Ingredients

1 cup vanilla soy milk
1 small container unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup white flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup sugar
3 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup organic blueberries

Streusel topping
1 tablespoon Earth Balance spread, or vegan margarine
1/4 cup flour
3 tablespoon packed brown sugar
2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

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