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Chickpeas and Adzuki Bean Patties with Chia Seeds

Chickpeas and Adzuki Bean Patties with Chia Seeds

These chickpea patties are so flavourful that vegetarians and carnivores alike will ask for more. They are also highly nutritious due to the addition of chia seeds. Chia seeds are very beneficial to your health because they are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, fiber and calcium. You can serve these vegetarian patties with sweet potato fries and green vegetables …

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Lasagna Recipe with Spinach, Kamut and Ricotta Cheese

Lasagna Recipe with Spinach, Kamut and Ricotta Cheese

In our opinion, this is the best lasagna recipe for vegetarians. This easy lasagna recipe is made with Kamut lasagna noodles instead of regular wheat noodles to give it a more nutty taste. To make this vegetable lasagna, we have added tomatoes for the marinara sauce, tender baby spinach and creamy ricotta cheese for the filling, as well as a …

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Kale Salad With Zucchini, Sun-dried Tomatoes And Asiago Cheese

Kale Salad With Zucchini, Sun-dried Tomatoes And Asiago Cheese

Kale is considered one of the healthiest vegetables of its kind and one way to be sure to enjoy the maximum nutrition and flavor from kale is to prepare it properly. To preserve all the nutrients contained in kale, we prefer to consume it raw. See this article for more information about the amazing benefits of kale. It is very …

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Persimmon

Persimmon Fruit

The persimmon fruit is bright orange in colour and has a shiny and smooth skin. The persimmon tree, also known as "Khaki" tree, belongs to the genus Diospyros in the Ebenaceae family. Originally, persimmons were cultivated in Japan and the northern regions of China. Today, this fruit is also grown in the warm and mild Mediterranean climate and the United States.

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Kamut Or Khorasan Grain?

Kamut Or Khorasan Grain

What is Kamut? Contrary to popular belief, Kamut® is not the name of a grain but rather a registered trademark of a variety of grain called “Khorasan”.  This ancient grain was a staple in ancient Egypt. In 1948, Earl Dedman , an American air pilot stationed in Portugal , received 32 Khorasan wheat berries from a colleague who returned from …

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Chestnut

Chestnuts

The chestnut is a nut that makes its way to your local farmer's market during the late fall and early winter months.  The chestnut tree belongs to the same family as the oak and beech trees. Chestnuts have been a staple in southern Europe, Turkey and Asia for many centuries and are now grown in the United States. Chestnuts have …

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Gluten-Free, Organic and Non-GMO Pasta With Caprese Sauce

Tolerant Pasta

For this pasta recipe we used gluten-free, organic and non-gmo pasta made by Tolerant Foods (see “Gluten-Free, Organic and Non-GMO Pasta” article for more details). We chose their red lentil penne pasta, because of its milder taste, and paired it with a “Caprese Sauce” using raw tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and basil as key ingredients.

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Pomegranate Smoothie

Pomegranate Smoothie

The pomegranate is a delicious fruit known for its many beneficial qualities. It is high in fiber, potassium, vitamins and antioxidants.

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Pomegranate – A Super Food

Pomegranate Super Food

Pomegranate Fruit The pomegranate is a small fruit-bearing tree that originated in distant Persia and Afghanistan. This shrub has been cultivated since ancient times and can now be found in many parts of the world. The tough exterior peel of this fruit hides ruby red seeds (called arils) that have intense flavour and can be used in savory and sweet …

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