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Roasted Butternut Squash and Sea Vegetable Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash and Sea Vegetable Salad

Try something new with butternut squash. Avocado, dulse and wakame are perfectly complimented by fresh green onions, cilantro and lemon in this salad.


Tahini String Beans

Tahini String Beans

Simply delicious string beans boiled slightly and combined with creamy tahini and a little shoyu or soy sauce make a perfect vegan side dish for any meal.


Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark

Chia, sesame and pumpkin seeds make this easy but fantastic vegan chocolate dessert pop along with hazelnuts, pistachios, orange slices and cardamom.


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