Quick and Easy Sprouting

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Each person who comes and volunteers adds changes and new ideas. Henry has been here since November and has introduced fresh juices/smoothies to breakfast and started growing sprouts for salads. He brought a simple easy method for sprouting, which you might want to try.   Purchase two plastic water pitchers from the store.    … Read more »

Thai Green Curry (Gen Kio Waan)

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An adaption by visiting chef from COY wholefood. All ingredients are organic. Vegan Green Curry Paste (Makes enough to feed 8) You’ll need: 1 small handful of walnuts (other nuts work fine as well) 1 teaspoon coconut sugar 2 tablespoons unroasted (raw) sesame seed oil 2 lemongrass stalks ½ teaspoon turmeric 3 whole peppercorns 2… Read more »

Caramel and Apple Cake

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Ingredients For the Caramel and Apples: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for the pan 3 cups brown sugar 1-cup heavy cream 4 large apples For the Batter: 3 cups white unbleached flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2tsp nutmeg 1/2 cup sour cream 1/3… Read more »

Quinoa Transformed From Salad to Burgers

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Wednesday, at lunch, the plan was for quinoa salad with vegetables. The quinoa came out too wet, so were transformed into burgers! Everything in the universe has that basis of oneness that expresses itself in different forms.  In its highest form everything comes from consciousness and manifests in the infinite variety we see every day…. Read more »

Peanut Butter Cookies

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Rhett and Gabriel When Rhett first came to volunteer at the Centre he could only make a grilled cheese sandwich. He has just been accepted to cooking school! You can hear his story on You Tube.   http://youtu.be/2aAyXcsYvnI When I asked about his peanut butter cookies he said, “What’s important is to be creative!” Peanut Butter… Read more »

Raspberry Cheesecake

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Ingredients 1 1/2 c of graham cracker crumbs 3 packages of Philadelphia Cream Cheese 3 cups of turbinado sugar 1 lb frozen raspberries 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 Tbsp cornstarch ¼ c maple syrup Parchment paper 6 inch round pan Instructions Cut out a piece of parchment paper and place on bottom of pan Spread the crumbs… Read more »

Raw Canadian Apple Pie

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  Crust: 2 cups walnuts 3 tablespoons coconut butter 2 tablespoon maple syrup Place walnuts in food processor (or blender) and process until a coarse meal is achieved. Add coconut butter and maple syrup. Mix until well combined. Press into 9″ pie plate. If you are using a dehydrator, dehydrate for 3 hours at 116…. Read more »

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

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4 cups cake flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ground ginger 3 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons mace (or nutmeg) 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup butter, room temperature, 2 1/2 cups brown sugar or demerara 2 tablespoons egg replacer, arrowroot or cornstarch, mixed with 1/3 cup water 1/2… Read more »

Vegetable Pie

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Here is a delicious vegetable pie. You can use any vegetables you like, but here is what we recommend. The tofu adds protein to the meal. Enjoy! Ingredients 3 carrots 1/2 turnip 3 stalks celery 1 cup peas 1/2 block firm tofu   Milk Sauce 2 cups milk 3 tbsp. cornstarch 1 tsp vegetable bouillon… Read more »