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Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Butter (aka Homemade Nutella)

Nutella has been a staple in my diet for as long as I can remember. Those "chocolate sandwiches" kept my taste buds satisfied for a big chunk of my life. Giving up animal products is the only reason I ditched Nutella, not the ridiculously high sugar content, lack of...

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Recipe: Roasted Hazelnuts

I recently bought a food processor and started experimenting with homemade nut butters. Since I grew up on Nutella, I decided to try and make a chocolate-hazelnut butter. Unfortunately, I accidentally bought raw instead of roasted hazelnuts. Nut butters (peanut butter, almond butter...) are made from roasted, not raw...

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Recipe: Vegan Protein Waffles

Waffles are a popular breakfast food, but unfortunately, healthy vegans have two main problems with them: 1) they are usually unhealthy, and 2) are typically made from off-limit animal products, specifically: eggs and milk. After a few trial batches, I've finally settled on a healthy, vegan and simple recipe...

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Making Healthier Thanksgiving, Christmas and Holiday Desserts

They say there's always room for dessert and unfortunately this is very true. Even if you've eaten more turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing than you can handle, once you see that chocolate cake coming to the table, it seems like your stomach opens up an extra slot to make...

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