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Jalapeño Cranberry Papaya Couscous

Sweet, spicy, and a little bit sour, with no added fat. Tastes scrumptious hot or cold. We prefer to eat it cold over a bed of baby spinach or steamed kale. Skip the optional tofu or tempeh, and you’ve made the dish soy free!–JoniCeline


Chococado Pudding

This guilt-free pudding will have people wondering why all puddings aren’t made from avocados!


Smashed Pepper Peas

Peas are good, but these peas are awesome. Serve as an alternative to mashed potatoes. . . Without any added fat!


Roasted Squash & Red Lentil Spread

Richly seasoned with garam masala, this spread makes a delicious appetizer for holiday parties.–joniceline

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White Chocolate Orange Corn Muffins

Delicious muffins from The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions by Celine Steen and Joni Newman

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