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Creating a Joyful, Compassionate Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving is a deeply treasured holiday that brings families and friends together in celebration of a bountiful harvest, and all we have to be grateful for. Since the 1800s, turkey has been the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving feast, with stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and mashed potatoes as traditional accompaniments. Other side dishes vary to …

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Tofu: A Plant-based Protein Superstar

Tofu, also commonly called bean curd, is made by coagulating soymilk using calcium sulfate or nigari salts to form a solid block. Tofu comes in a variety of textures, from silky or soft to medium, firm, or extra-firm. An extraordinarily versatile product, tofu has unique nutritional features and health benefits that have been established over …

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Triple Layer Chocolate Caramel “Cheesecake” with Raspberry Sauce

Makes 16 servings. This is decadent dessert which was created to celebrate a special birthday and the reunion of dear friends. It is very rich, so a little goes a long way. Play around with the ingredients and get creative with the decorations! Add a dollop of cashew pear cream for extra points!   Crust …

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LEGUMES vs MEAT

  LEGUMES Highest fiber foods High in phytochemicals High in antioxidants Low in fat, saturated fat Cholesterol-free Non-heme iron No hormones, antibiotics No Neu5Gc No TMAO produced Low chemical contaminants MEAT NO fiber NO phytochemicals Minimal antioxidants High in fat, saturated fat High in cholesterol Heme iron (oxidant) Hormones and antibiotics Contains Neu5Gc TMAO production …

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