Posts made in October, 2015

Raspberry Cupcakes with Vanilla Butter Cream

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in Recipes | 0 comments

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Today, dear friends, I’m bringing you a recipe for an ultra special raspberry cupcake topped with vanilla butter cream.  This cupcake is bursting with tart raspberry flavor, which is complemented beautifully by the sweet vanilla frosting. It’s exactly the type of cupcake you’ll be dreaming about for weeks afterwards!

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Baked Tomato Risotto

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Recipes | 0 comments

Baked Tomato Risotto

I had quite the tomato harvest this year: gorgeous little yellow teardrop tomatoes, orange cherry tomatoes, little campari tomatoes and some big red juicy tomatoes. At times we had so many tomatoes I wasn’t quite sure what I’d do with them. That’s where this recipe came in. So while there are still some gorgeous fresh tomatoes ripening on the vines, I thought I’d share it. 

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Everything I needed to know about nutrition to have a healthy vegan pregnancy…

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in Vegan Pregnancy and Parenting | 0 comments

Everything I needed to know about nutrition to have a healthy vegan pregnancy…

A couple of years ago at my annual gynecological check up, my midwife asked if I was intending to have a child. I answered eventually.  Then she told me that when I became pregnant that I should include at least eggs and fish in my diet; she said that she was concerned that I would be lacking too many essential nutrients if I remained vegan. I told her that I was convinced I could have a healthy pregnancy as a vegan and that is what I intended to do. And I started looking for a new ob/gyn practice! 

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