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Very Versatile Mashed Tempeh Prep time: 10 minutesPrep notes: Cooking time: 30 minutesYields: 2 people Ingredients: 1/2 cup arame8 ounces tempeh1/2 small onion, finely diced1/2 cup water1/2 cup finely chopped celery, 1 or 2 stalks2 tablespoons tahini1 tablespoon ginger juice1 tablespoon fresh lemon juiceSea salt to taste Directions:     1. Rinse arame and soak for 2 minutes.    2. Place tempeh, onion and arame in a pot.    3. Add water and bring to boil, reduce heat to low and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.    4. When done cooking drain any excess water through a strainer and transfer to a mixing bowl.    5. Mash with fork.    6. Add celery, tahini, ginger juice and lemon juice.    7. Mix well and add salt to taste.Notes:     For an extra kick, add 1/2 a diced pear and a few splashes of umeboshi vinegar.    Use the mashed tempeh to make a sandwich on whole grain bread or use as a filling for a wrap by putting a scoop inside a collard leaf or sheet of nori and rolling it up.Credit: ...
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Creamy Parsnips Soup with Polka Dots Prep time: 10 minutesPrep notes: Cooking time: 25 minutesYields: 4 people Ingredients: 4-6 parsnips, cut into chunks1 large yellow onion, cut into chunks1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1 teaspoon sea salt4 cups water1 cup green peasDirections:     1. Place parsnips, onion, nutmeg, salt and water in a pot and bring to a boil.    2. Cover the pot and simmer 20 minutes, or until the parsnips are soft.    3. Using an immersion blender purée soup until very creamy. If necessary add more water to get desired consistency.    4. Add green peas and mix with a spoon.    5. Once peas are heated through, serve in individual bowlsNotes:     Use 2 cups rice or soy milk and 2 cups water for a more silky texture.    Replace some of the parsnips with carrots.Credit: ...
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Nori Ginger Tofu Scramble Prep time: 5 minutesPrep notes: Cooking time: 5 minutesYields: 2 people Ingredients: 3 sheets nori1 tablespoon oil1 package tofu1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger2 tablespoons nutritional yeast1 teaspoon tamari Directions:     1. Cut nori sheets into very thin one inch strips (scissors work best).    2. Heat oil in a skillet.    3. Crumble tofu and add to skillet once oil is heated    4. Simmer until tofu is heated    5. Stir in nori, ginger, nutritional yeast and tamari.    6. Cook for 5 more minutes or until fully heated through.Notes:     Sprinkle on toasted sesame seeds for added flavor.Credit: ...
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Home Touch Trail Mix Prep time: 5 minutesPrep notes: Cooking time: 20 minutesYields: 10 people Ingredients: 2 cups almonds, raw1 cup pecans2 cups walnuts, raw2 cups pumpkin or squash seed, raw2 cups dried cranberries1 tablespoon olive oil (optional) Directions:     1. In a bowl mix together almonds, pecans, walnuts and seeds. Cover with water and soak overnight.    2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.    3. Rinse and discard soaking water.    4. Add cranberries and add olive oil. Mix until everything is coated well.    5. Spread the mixture out evenly on baking sheet and place in the oven for about 20 minutes or until you can smell the roasting nuts and they start to turn a lot.    6. Cool and store in air tight glass container.Notes:     Try any nuts and dried fruit you like.    The nuts and seed do not have to be soaked or can be soaked for a few hours, but doing so helps their digestibility.Credit: ...
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