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Greek Lassagna, Veggie Style

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I’m hoping to pull an honorary Greek card for this recipe!
While I don’t have a drop of Greek in my blood, I am in love with Mediterraean flavors. Plus, I’m always looking for a way to incorporate spinach and other tasty veggies into my dishes.
Before you turn your nose up at this meatless wonder, you should know, it has won over a few very serious meat lovers!

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Vegetarian Lasagna Pie In 40 Minutes

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Lasagna is one of my favorite dishes, but I rarely make it. Why? It just takes too long! This dish is the answer to a weeknight dinner delemma. Super healthy, reduced fat, vegetarian lasgna can be made in just 40 minutes!

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Speedy Vegan Pizza

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Vegan and Pizza hardly sound right in the same breath. When my daughter asked me to make one for her I scoffed. But after a friend took me to a great vegan restaurant, I was awed and inspired by the vegan pizza and my imagination started to buz! You’ll definitely want to try this super fast healthy food!

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Hearty Homemade Bean Burgers

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The truth behind this Bean Burger is that I was looking for a way to enjoy steak sauce without the meat. What I came up with is a hardy and tasty burger full of protein and fiber. Like all my dishes, it was surprisingly quick and easy to make 🙂

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Mexican Couscous Salad

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A Mexican twist on couscous creates a spicy-cool salad or a quick lunch. The only time consuming part of this recipe is waiting for the couscous to cool.. This is Easy Vegan that will please everyone!

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Fun Food: Peep Nest

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Just in time for Easter! This is a super cute, quick fun treat for the holiday. It’s low in fat, but still extra tasty! I keep eating my Peeps out of house and home!

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Berry Crumb Bars

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These Berry Crumb Bars are happiness in just 30 minutes. Quick, tasty and low-fat, if you like berries, you will feel like you have stepped into the best days of summer ☼

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Apple Oatmeal Biscuits

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When one of your children goes vegan, what do you do?? If you are Zesty, you step up to the challenge. For my first vegan baked good, I was drawn to the simplicity of a biscuit. But of course, it couldn’t be any old buscuit, it had to be hearty and extra tasty! Here you have it, the VEGAN, Apple, Oatmeal Biscuit 🙂

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Hot Apple Cider Oatmeal ☼

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Fall has more than arrived. The mornings are dark and icy, but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It can be just the little kick that inspires yummy creations! Like this spicy, crispy, hot, apple cider oatmeal 🙂

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

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Pumpkin season is upon us! I’m a big fan of seasonal eating.. Let’s not forget the old saying, waste not want not. So, after openning one of those giant cans of pumpkin puree the race is on to use it up 🙂 What better way to use pumpkin than in baking. These Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies more than did the trick and they are quite the treat 😉

I might also note that they are half the fat and twice the flavor of a normal oatmeal cookie.

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