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How To Store Fresh Herbs for Vegan Recipes

May 27, 2014

Fresh herbs are WONDERFUL to use in every day recipes, but not all of us have them on hand and even when we do they sometimes (or often) go to waste or are only partially used. I love using fresh herbs in my recipes and if you don’t already have a backyard garden or a [...]

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How To Cook Dried Beans in an EZ Bean Cooker or Pressure Cooker

July 18, 2013
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Here I show you how easy it is to use an EZ Bean Cooker or digital pressure cooker to cook dried beans from scratch. Please like, share and subscribe to my channel for more demos and healthy recipes! I hope you enjoyed my EZ Bean Cooker Tutorial, right now I’m running a contest for a [...]

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How To Cook Dried Chickpeas On The Stove Or In A Pressure Cooker

September 24, 2012
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How To Cook Dried Chickpeas From Scratch In my recipe books I cook all of my own beans from scratch because it’s less expensive and overall tastes much better. It’s also a good way to control the amount of sodium in your diet and you can cook your beans with or without added salt. For [...]

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How To Cook The Perfect Brown Rice

September 20, 2012
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How To Cook The Perfect Brown Rice   Brown rice takes much longer to cook than white rice and sometimes it can be confusing why your brown rice didn’t turn out if you have never cooked it before. Brown rice is a whole grain and still contains the outer layer of bran. White rice has [...]

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How To Cook Dried Pasta

September 19, 2012
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How To Cook Dried Pasta   Although most pasta comes with cooking instructions on the package, sometimes people over cook their pasta and some helpful pointers are in order. It’s best to cook pasta in clean filtered water as opposed to warm or hot water for the best taste. Although hot water boils faster, it [...]

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How To Make Perfect Vegan Smoothies And Green Smoothies Every Time

August 5, 2012
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How To Make Great Vegan Smoothies Every Time Tools Necessary For Making The Best Smoothies There are a few tools that will help you make the best tasting smoothies. The most important is obviously a good blender. I recommend using a high power blender if you are serious about making delicious smoothies regularly and if [...]

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How To Select And Ripen Mangoes For Recipes and Smoothies

August 5, 2012
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Mangoes can be hard to understand for those new to tropical fruits. They often don’t know how to select them, when they are ripe, or know how to cut them. Generally I buy the yellow skinned ataulfo/champagne style mangoes because they don’t have a stringy flesh and are very sweet and creamy when ripe. Most [...]

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Backyard Vegetable Gardening And Top 10 Vegetables and Herbs To Plant In Your Garden

June 14, 2012
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So this past weekend I spent about 3 days setting up my new backyard garden. It was a late start as we just moved into a new place, so I bought a bunch of seedlings from the garden centre. Aren’t they cute? First I had to weed the garden and remove last years mulch.  It [...]

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How To Bake A Russet Potato Without Oil For Baked Jacket Potatoes

March 27, 2012
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Just a reminder that my Comfort Soups To Keep You Warm recipe eBook is out! I’m already getting lots of great feedback on how delicious the soup recipes are! Today I’m going to show you how to bake healthy baked potatoes in the oven without all the oil and fat! I  think baked jacket potatoes [...]

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How To Tell If A Fruit Is Ripe Enough To Eat – Banana, Peach, Nectarine, Pear, Kiwi, Apple, Orange and Tomato

March 21, 2012

Sometimes you want to know if the fruit you are eating is actually ripe. Especially if you’re eating it raw or in a salad, you want to make sure that it’s at the peak ripeness (flavour and sweetness) and that it will taste good and not be sour, starchy, bitter or pasty and inedible. Here [...]

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