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Holiday

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Raw Caramel Apples

Raw Caramel Apple recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural.

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Red Velvet Cake w/ Blueberry Frosting

Do you wanna know a secret? Red velvet cake is actually just chocolate cake with red food coloring! Many red food dyes are made of questionable ingredients so instead we recommend a more natural approach by using beets! We use a fantastic red beet powder in this recipe but you can also use a ¼ cup of steamed beets and then process it into a soft puree and add to the wet ingredients in your cake. It should be used to replace a ¼ cup of liquid from the mixture so that cake isn’t too wet.

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Vegan Artichoke Dip

Bring this delicious decadent dip to your next potluck and be the hit of the party. Serve with some tortilla chips or crackers. It is also delicious as a sandwich spread.

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Roasted Kabocha Squash with Mushroom Cashew Gravy

Roasted Kabocha Squash with Mushroom Cashew Gravy recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural.

Photo: Coconut Horchata with Cinnamon

Coconut Horchata

This Mexican staple is usually made with rice milk. Here is a low sugar variation made from fresh coconut meat.

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Baked Butternut Squash Risotto

We know you’ve got a marathon of cooking ahead of you this season so why not try this mostly hands-off risotto that’ll cook itself while you prepare all your other holiday dishes? Check out our YouTube Channel to see this recipe in action!

Gluten-Free Veggie Patties

Gluten-Free Veggie Patties

These patties can also be placed in a loaf pan, and baked for 25 minutes at 350º to make an excellent “Mock Meatloaf”. (You can spread ketchup or BBQ sauce over the top before baking for added flavor.)

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Brown Rice Pilaf

This colorful pilaf is a wonderful entrée, side dish or filling for baked acorn or buttercup squash.

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Balsamic Beets w/ Walnuts

Purchase whole red beets with the tops on. Balsamic vinegar enhances the deep garnet color of the beets in this easy to make dish

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Gingered Cranberry Chutney

With strong sweet, ginger and tart notes, a little spoonful of this chutney goes a long way. Lucuma powder is a super-foods sweetener with a low-glycemic index and fragrant taste.