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How to Make Korean Rice Cake

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Pick any common saying in western culture, and chances are good that there's a Korean equivalent that involves rice cake (lovingly called dduk in Korean).

The grass is greener on the other side? Check. The other person's rice cake always looks bigger than the one you're holding. Read more

 

Dairy-Free Chocolate Ice Cream

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Healthy Berries and Cream

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Updated on June 3, 2019

I have this cousin who has long had a serious weakness for creamy desserts. Specifically, creamy vanilla icing commonly found on top of cupcakes. About a year ago, she decided to eschew dairy to see if avoiding casein and whey would help her overcome chronic eczema. She went all out, and within a month, her rashes melted away - it was one of those cases where the improvement was so rapid that the doer swore off pasteurized and homogenized dairy for life. Read more

 

Better Than Chocolate | Medjool Vs. Deglet Nour Dates

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From Our Mailbag:

Hey Dr. Ben!

I've been loving pecans and dates together since your post. For years I've had some chocolate in the evening with my tea, and with the pecans and dates combo I haven't had any cravings for chocolate! Read more

 

Shelby's Nut Butter Banana Cream Pie

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Ingredients:

Crust:

1 cup of raw cashews
1 cup of unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup of pitted dates, tightly packed
1/4 teaspoon of sea salt

Banana Filling: Read more

 

Shelby's High Protein Flourless Muffins

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Nut Butter & Jam Cookies

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Photo by Shelby

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For the Chia Jam:

If pressed for time and if chia seeds are not a must, you can use your favourite jam in place of this chia seed jam. Read more

 

Dairy-Free Nutella Substitute Recipe

Coconut Almond Butter Cookies

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Ingredients:

The quantities listed below make about 12 to 16 small to medium size cookies. Read more

 

Simple Smoothie Bowl

For people who feel they need to eat a filling breakfast to prepare for a physically demanding day ahead, rather than turn to sugary cereals, I often suggest making a smoothie bowl.

Simply combine equally parts frozen banana chunks and unsweetened plant milk, blend until smooth, and top with anything you like. Almond butter and in-season blueberries are a favourite in our household. Read more

 

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