Mulled Apple Cider

Mulled Apple Cider.  It is the end of the year, and there are always things to be thankful for, and to celebrate.  This simple apple cider has a amazing flavor that compliments the season, is ready in fifteen minutes, and only requires a few ingredients.  Perfect for kids and adults!  Non alcoholic, vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Tumeric Latte

Tumeric Latte is perfect for a cold evening, early morning or any time you need to indulge yourself.   Ready in less than 10 minutes, this latte offers a smooth flavor with all the anti inflammatory benefits of tumeric.  Santa needs this.  If you prefer a tea or coffee flavor, you can prepare the latte, and use it as a creamer in your tea or coffee.  I found that adding an Earl Grey tea bag to my hot latte created a variation that I love.  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, it is sure to be a treat that you too, will love.

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Oatmeal Persimmon Bars

Oatmeal Persimmon Bars.  Persimmon is a delicious, juicy fruit that is only available October-February and if you haven’t tried this fabulous fruit, you must.  I use it in many fall recipes, and am always looking for more ways to incorporate this yummy and nutritious fruit into the menu.  Today, we are combining a traditional oat bar with persimmon to give it a touch of sweetness and juicy flavor.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Acai Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast–the most important meal of the day, or so they say.  Quite frankly, this Acai Breakfast Bowl would be perfect any time of the day–breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack.  Loaded with fruit, fiber, protein, antioxidants and nutrients, it fills you up for a meal or treat.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Fruit and Nut Energy Bars

Energy is a good thing, and everybody wants some. The only bad news is, after you try these tasty Fruit and Nut Energy Bars, you won’t be able to ever give them up.   It is true that food is energy, but it is great to find a snack or meal that, in addition to being healthy, is also so delicious.  I have to admit, when testing some of the vegan and gluten free recipes, they sometimes lack that zing that I really want in order to not feel deprived on a limited or healthy diet.  These bars do not disappoint!

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