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How to Freeze Grapes

For those who adore fruit, frozen grapes are quite a treat. Slightly firmer on the outside than the flesh beneath the skin, the grapes maintain a crunchy texture with the added bonus of an extra burst of sweetness and chill — snacking on a few of these is like having …

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Homemade Fruit and Nut Maple Granola

There is nothing quite like homemade granola as I can now assert with confidence, having finally made my own. It’s not something I eat all that often, but it does make for a healthy treat, quick breakfast or travel along snack. Granola is especially delightful served up with a good …

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Vegan “Bone” Broth

There are times when we don’t have much of an appetite, but these are often time when it’s the most important for us to get our essential nutrients even though only a minimal amount of solid food may or can be eaten. Bone broths — made by simmering beef bones …

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Roasted Tamari Almonds

I guarantee that almond lovers with swoon with delight over these crunchy and highly addictive almonds roasted with salty tamari. Considering that they are so ridiculously easy to make, it’s a wonder that I ever purchased overpriced bags of pre-prepared tamari almonds from stores — which sometimes even included ingredients …

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