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Dark Chocolate Chestnut Cake, grain free and Paleo

Dark Chocolate Chestnut Cake

If you are looking for a show-stopper dessert for the holidays that is still marginally healthy, this is the recipe for you.  A dense, moist, deeply-chocolatey cake that is grain free and lower in sugar, this is a dessert that serves ten (normal) people.  We had two slices left a few days after I made […]

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Chestnut and Pumpkin Soup

Chestnut and Pumpkin Soup

I promised one more pumpkin-y recipe before I step away from the plate for a while, and this ultra-rich vegan soup is the one.  It is a beauty. We have been receiving an abundance of stunning winter squash in our C.S.A. shares, which recently included this giant Rouge Vif d’Etampes pumpkin (also called a Cinderella […]

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Want To Make a Vegetarian Happy This Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is perhaps the most-dreaded holiday for vegetarians, because it really is all about the bird.  Even the side dishes are often loaded with poultry stock.  While I am not a vegetarian, I am a highly sympathetic carnivore, and I wanted to come up with a dish that has the necessary flair to serve as […]

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