fruit, recipe swap, vegan, vegetarian

Fruit love

For the next 2 months I will consume as much fruit as humanly possible. Cherries, peaches, nectarines, grapes, strawberries, blueberries, melon… the list goes on. I only like to eat fruit when it’s in season and when I can buy it locally at markets or from the farm directly. Besides my daily apple and frozen fruit for smoothies, my kitchen does not see too much fruit in the fall and winter months. By the time April comes, I am salivating and hardly can wait to taste the sweet nectar that drips from fresh, ripe fruit.

I have been searching the net for ways to enjoy fruit and I have got to say… fruit photographs are simply beautiful!

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Disclaimer: These photos and recipes are not mine. They are some of my favorites, though. I will always give the author credit. Also, these recipes may not always be vegan or clean eating. Substitute when and if needed. Enjoy!

 

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Grilled Fruit by Valley & Co

 

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Strawberry and Yogurt Cake by Delicooks

 

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Summer Fruit Salad with Mint Sugar by tracey’s culinary adventures

 

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Fruit Dessert Pizza by Oh She Glows

 

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Fruit Tapas by Healthy. Happy. Life

 

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Strawberry, Avocado and Mango Salad by Life Tastes Like Food

 

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Mixed Fruit Salad with Dressing by ChocolateCoveredKatie

 

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White Sangria by Full Fork Ahead

Happy Fruiting!

tashasig

recipe, recipe swap, tortillas, vegan

Tortillas

I have been on the hunt for a homemade tortilla recipe for the past 6 months or so. I love burritos – they are definitely a food that I would consume on a weekly basis IF I had access to a vegan, clean tortilla. I have tried gluten-free, whole wheat and other store bought ones but nothing has ever stood out to my taste buds. I admit that I love white flour tortillas but choose not to eat them. The ingredient list scares me… literally.

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So here I am again… searching for the best tortilla recipe. These all look amazing, by the way, and I thought I would share.

tortilla1 Whole Wheat Tortillas – by Food Doodles

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Low Fat Flour Tortillas – by Amanda’s Cooking

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Corn Tortillas – by The Simple Lens

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Clean Eating Tortillas – by The Gracious Pantry

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Flour Tortillas – by Confections of a Foodie Bird

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Homemade Wheat Tortillas – by Veggie NumNum

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breakfast, recipe swap, vegan, vegetarian

Break the Fast

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I am most creative in the morning… and I LOVE getting creative in the kitchen. Breakfast is the best. Oh, and coffee is must.

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Fresh fruit + rye bread + veg creamcheese & cucumber + avocado & basil leaves — by Cooking Vegan Food Up North.

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Carrot Cake Breakfast Bake
by Healthy Exposures

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Tempeh Bacon
by Happy. Healthy. Life

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Blueberry Muffins
by Novel Eats

strawberry bake

Strawberry Banana Buckwheat Bake
by The Edible Perspective (LOVE her blog!)

cinnamon rolls

Butternut Cinnamon Rolls
by The Sensitive Pantry

raw fruit

Raw papaya, pineapple, raspberries with raw honey
by Como. Come. Comi

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Quinoa Breakfast Porridge
by Anja’s Food 4 Thought

green smoothie Love your Mother, Earth– Green Smoothie
by Happyolks

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recipe swap

My Recipe Box

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One of my favorite things to do is browse online recipe libraries and blogs to find amazing recipes to create! I have decided to share those recipes with all of you… hopefully you will find a few new favorites.

I have tried to group them by category or ingredient or theme… although some are random but equally just as great. If you have a recipe to share, please send me an email or leave a comment below!

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Greens – kale, collard greens, beet greens

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Cupcakes

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Valentine Treats

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Halloween Eats

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Gray Day Comfort – soup

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Weekend Treats

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collard greens, greens, kale, recipe swap, vegan

Green with Envy

I love bookmarking recipes that I find on other blogs and websites. I was saving them on a personal file but figured you, my readers, would like to have a peek in my recipe box! This will be a regular occurrence; sometimes with a theme or an idea or a particular food. If you have suggesting of what you would like to see, comment or email me!

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Out of all the recipes I have I treasure my “green” recipes the most. Kale, chard, collard greens, beet greens, mustard greens… greens are delicious!

kale chickpea salad

Roasted Spicy Chickpeas over Kale with Caesar Dressing
by Sassy Kitchen

white bean and kale soup

Kale, Squash and White Bean Stew
by Erins Food Files

Lemon Kale Pasta
by Annie’s Eats

kale juice
Green Juice
by Florali journal

collard green salad

Collard, Carrot and Lentil Salad
by Summer Tomato

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Miss D’s Smokin’ Collards
by A Chow Life
Also, her amazing blog is in a contest to win a trip for her and her adorable family! Please vote for her here!

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Crusty, Creamy White Beans with Slow Roasted Tomatoes
by The Road Forks

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Sesame Kale Salad
by Running with Tweezers

Healthy eating and happy cooking!

tashasig