Happy thanksgiving

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Baking and cooking all day today! Making veggies and sweet potato, squash and tofurky!

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Hope everyone has a lovely day! Enjoy thanksgivukkah!!

Here are some recipe links:
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Cranberry jam

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This recipe is so easy to do, your table will be set for non-turkey day!!!

Ingredients:
1 bag of fresh cranberries
1/2 cup organic brown sugar
Pinch salt
Splash of vanilla
1 tablespoon of oj

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To make:
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Mix well an cover.

Place on a stovetop on low heat. When the mix begins to fully steam, you an remove the top and continue to cook.

The mixture will begin to gel and the berries break up. At that point keep stirring every few minutes so the bottom doesn’t burn.

After about 30 minutes it should be about done. If you want it more jam then preserve esq, just cook a bit more and purée in your favorite mixer.

Enjoy on your favorite morning toast, with toffutti cream cheese or with your thanksgivukkah feast this year!!!

Apple compote

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Do you make pie every holiday and dream of yummy fillings? Well here is a really yummy and easy apple compote that is great for pie, pockets, pancakes or even with ice cream!

Ingredients:
6 apples (granny smith)
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon rum (optional)

to make:

Wash, peel, and core the apples. Granny Smith hold up the best while cooking and have a lot of flavor.

Cut the pieces into cubes as even as you can make them.

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Put all ingredients into a sauce pan and cover with a parchment circle or wax paper with a hole in the center.

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Let simmer until the apples begin to steam and then remove paper and stir.

Stir occasionally so the pieces cook evenly and don’t turn to applesauce.

When they are golden brown and slide easily off a fork, the apples are done!!

Put directly into a pie shell and bake, or cool in the fridge and save for a Rainy day! Yummy!

Enjoy!

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Vegan banana chip loaf

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Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 large bananas mashed
1 cup canned coconut milk, mixed well before measuring
½ cup oil
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips (dairy-free)

Preheat oven to 350•f

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Mix dry ingredients (yes, that’s my gingerbread man mixing spoons I. The back!)

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Add wets one at a time. Mix in mashed banana well, lastly, add the chips and mix to combine

Pour the mixture into a sprayed brownie pan or loaf pan (makes 2 loaves)

Bake for 30 minutes or until a tester comes clean!

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Serve warm with tea or coffee! This loaf is so delicious and perfect for fall as the leaves are turning! The smell of the spices baking will fill your home with eager foodies waiting for spice!

Enjoy!

Vegan pumpkin bread

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Ingredients:

1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup lt brown sugar packed
2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1pinch nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch salt

8 oz pumpkin purée
1/2 cup coconut oil
1 cup almond milk
1 tea lemon juice
2 tablespoons tofutti sour cream or cream cheese

to make:

Preheat oven to 350•f
Line a brownie pan or 2 loaf pans

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Combine all the dry ingredients. Make sure you get all the lumps out from the brown sugar.

Add the wet ingredients on at a time and mix well

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Spoon into your pan and bake!

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Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a tester comes out clean.

I love anything pumpkin and this is great for coffee, tea, or really any snack. I can’t wait for more! I have a lot more pumpkin things I will post, including a pumpkin spice latte! Yummy!

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Enjoy this alone or with friends!