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Natalie Rivier
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Rainforest Nut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
Rainforest Nut Butter cookies - simple, delicious, vegan and gluten free.  The ingredient that makes these so amazing is Nuts to You Nut Butter Inc. Rainforest Nut Butter with Coconut - a combination of cashew and brazil nut butter with a hint of coconut.  ...
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Almond Butter Banana Whole Food Snack Bars
Wet Ingredients 2 mashed medium very ripe bananas 1/2 cup almond butter  1/4 cup apple sauce 1/4 cup brown rice syrup or maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract Dry Ingredients 2/3 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup oat flour 1 scoop vanilla protein powder of choice (I use ...
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Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
With every one's garden in full harvest I have been receiving tomatoes, cucumbers and zucchini's as gifts from several of my staff, friends and colleagues.  Since I'd rather bake than cook I made muffins out of the most recent offering of zucchini :) I LOVE...
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Marinated Shrimp on Rice
I just made the most amazing shrimp dish...and then I sat out on my balcony and ate it with my favorite person. Ingredients 4-5 cloves garlic 2/3 cup olive oil 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp caye...
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies
Late night baking again!  I came up with this epic creation just minutes ago and they have now been coined the best brownies ever. Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup agave nectar (or maple syrup) 1/4 cup natural peanut butter 1.5 tsp vanilla extract 1...
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Antioxidant Cherry Blast Smoothie
Antioxidant Cherry Blast Smoothie 1 cup pomegranate juice 1 cup fresh or frozen cherries (pitted) 1/4 cup filtered water or ice 1 small banana 1 scoop protein powder (vanilla or unflavoured) 1-2 tbsp. peanut butter (or other nut butter) Blend all ingredient...
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African Inspired Sweet Potato Mushroom Stew
This dish is actually inspired by a date I had with a man from Senegal.  He said he wanted to cook for me.  I wasn't going to turn that opportunity down so I went to his house and he prepared a traditional African dish of sweet potatoes and lamb in a spicy ...
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Veggies & Dip, Dip, Dip
Raw veggies and dip are a healthy, quick and easy snack.  Veggies alone can get boring and are not a significant source of protein or good fats but add any of these nutrient packed dips to them and you have a powerhouse snack or lunch on the run. Classic Ba...
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Breakfast Bonanza
For the past 3 mornings in a row I have had at least 2 breakfast guests + myself and my children to feed. My best friend seems to be around most mornings, my dad drops by on Sundays, and currently one of my girlfriends is staying for a few days because she ...
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March 25, 2015 - A Thank You Card
  Dear Freddie:   I want you to know that I've noticed how you've made an effort to help out around the house. It doesn't take a lot to make a big difference so thank you.   I know I am still impatient at times but I really really appreciate you helping out...
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