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Mashed Cauliflower

Try this warm comfort food instead of mashed potatoes as a holiday
side-dish, or a nutritious snack!

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Green Tea Chai

Enjoy the benefits of green tea paired with chai spices for a warm and lightly stimulating drink. Hemp milk makes for a delicious dairy and soy free alternative.

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Herbal Buckwheat with Mushrooms

This traditional savory winter dish is an excellent one to introduce to people new to the flavor of buckwheat. Substitute dried herbs in ¼ teaspoon amounts each if fresh herbs are not available.

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Zucchini Galette

A galette is an open-face, free form pie. This savory version features herbed ricotta cheese mix and layers of sweet summer squashes.

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Marvelous Millet

Millet rivals rice in nutritional value and has a light nutty flavor when pan roasted prior to cooking. Millet nourishes the spleen in Chinese medicine and it’s cultivation in China, Asia, and Africa pre-dates rice.

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Simple Cashew Gravy

Serve over millet or your favorite grain!

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Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

This pumpkin "cheesecake" uses wholesome ingredients like cashews, banana and silken tofu in place of expensive vegan cream cheese. Although fairly easy, this recipe does take time. Soak your cashews a day before making recipe and plan on refrigerating cheesecake at least 3-4 hours before serving.

Vegetarian Pot Pie

Rustic Tofu Pot Pie

Make a few of these ahead of time (freeze before baking them) and you'll have a hearty meal for any unexpected holiday visits! Use a muffin tin to make cute mini pot pies for your holiday pot-lucks. As seen on Living 808 on KHON!

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Spicy Tofu Scramble & Sweet Potato Hash

This fiery mix uses pantry staples to give you a quick, flavorful and nutritious kick start to your holiday mornings. Use your food processor to make quick work of shredding the sweet potato - you can even store shredded potatoes n the refrigerator for even less of a hassle in the morning.

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Cranberry Pumpkin Scones

These super easy scones make for delicious holiday mornings.