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Chickpea Flour Banana Pancakes

As a foodie and a scientist, I love experimenting with different cooking and baking ingredients and methods. Innovative ingredients that food companies produce in response to consumer demands such as gluten-free, vegan, organic, etc. are some of my favorite food purchases -- they give me more options for my experimentation. 🙂 Some of these innovative… Continue reading Chickpea Flour Banana Pancakes

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The Lazy Chef’s Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

While I’m not vegan, I love to experiment with vegan recipes (especially baked goods). Vegan recipes aiming for a cheesy flavor often utilize cashews and require a food processor to achieve a smooth texture. I usually find this messy, exhausting, and not worth the time. Recently, I stumbled upon the solution for my laziness in… Continue reading The Lazy Chef’s Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

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These 4 Simple Oatmeal Recipes Will Blow Your Favorite Flavored Oatmeal Packets out of the Water

If you're a fan of flavored oatmeal packets, be prepared to give your taste buds an awakening. Packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals and low in added sugar and sodium, these four recipes surpass flavored oatmeal packets in both tastiness and nutritional value. Whole fruits provide texture and sweetness, while spices and nuts give an… Continue reading These 4 Simple Oatmeal Recipes Will Blow Your Favorite Flavored Oatmeal Packets out of the Water

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Buffalo Chicken Dip Gets a Makeover

What's buffalo chicken dip without cream cheese, ranch dressing, and hot sauce? Delicious. Spicy. Full of flavor. Higher in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Lower in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium. Case and point -- it's a win. You can serve this traditionally with chips and dipping vegetables, but it also works great as an entree… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Dip Gets a Makeover