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Ode to Nutritional Yeast

Okay, so to the uninitiated, nutritional yeast sounds and probably looks disgusting. If you haven't seen it, it is yellowish, almost American cheese color, and is powdering and flaky. I will not make any analogies to the flakiness because, again, I can't think of something that sounds appetizing or appealing.  However, as a card-carrying vegan,

Pesto

Pesto There is an abundance of fresh basil around at this time of year. Pesto is traditionally made with Parmesan cheese. This version is incredibly flavorful and rich. The secret ingredient is nutritional yeast. Nutritional yeast is one of my favorite ingredients. You can buy it in bulk at most health food stores as well

Your Favorite Smoothie Recipe

We will be opening the cafe in just a couple weeks and are gearing up for smoothie season. Please send us your favorite smoothie recipe. If we chose yours to be featured in the cafe you will win a prize!

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Gluten-Free and Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese

My sons have a good friend, Tommy, who is gluten-free and vegan. He spends a good deal of time at our house so I have made it my mission to be able to feed him and then by default everyone else. It is rare that there is less that 10 hungry mouths to feed at

Chocolate-Mint Crinkles AKA Best Vegan Gluten-Free Cookies

Okay, so most of my recipes are adaptations of another recipe that I have used and tweaked. Just like my yoga classes, I have trouble making the same exact recipe twice and am always changing things slightly based on my mood. This one is adapted from a recipe in Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar

When is the Cafe Opening?

Now that the days are a bit longer and the sun seems to be shining more brightly, I feel ready to take on the next phase of O2 Yoga Cambridge. I must admit that last year was both exhilarating and exhausting at the same time. I am not sure my family and I are fully

Winter Fruit Cobbler

I made this for my kids the other day and it was gone within an hour! Okay, they had some friends over but still. It is really delicious and simple to make. Ingredients: 1/2 cup almond flour 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour(I bet you could use a gluten-free flour for this to make the whole thing

Black Bean Burgers

I do not like cumin. There I said it. Why does every black bean burger seem to have a Tablespoon of cumin? Now, if you like cumin, then just add some to this recipe. If you don't, well, you will probably love these healthy, yummy burgers. They freeze well if you happen to have left

Tomato Rosemary Focaccia

When it is cold outside, I love to bake bread. Lately, I have been making a lot of focaccia, which also makes in incredible pizza dough. This recipe lends itself to all kinds of creations and toppings but by far my favorite is fresh tomato, olive oil, rosemary and Kosher salt. I use a bread

Cocoa Coconut Bits from Sprouted Kitchen

I received this lovely gift from Minda Nicolas yesterday. Luckily, she gave me one batch to share and one to keep because I really had a hard time not eating all of them at once! Here is the recipe she provided. They make a wonderful gift in a cute jar like this. I found the