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8 Servings224 calories each8 oz pasta3/4 cup cashews, soaked in water at least 3 hours and drained1 Tbsp. lemon juice1 tsp. lemon zest2 cups cooked butternut squash1/3 cup nutritional yeast1 tsp. minced garlic1 1/4 tsp. salt5 oz. baby spinach1/2 tsp. sea salt1 - 1 1/2 tsp. smoked paprikaCook pasta according to package directions, undercooking just slightly by a minute or so.  Drain well and rinse completely with cold water.Transfer pasta back to the pot and set aside.  Place soaked and drained cashews, 1 cup almond milk, lemon juice, lemon zest, cooked squash, nutritional yeast, garlic and salt into a food...

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Hi!  Greetings from Des Moines, Iowa.  Farm country.  Among other crops and food products, that’s pork country…but happily for Porky and his family members, not by me.  I’m a vegan. I’m no Spring Chicken myself; let’s just say I somehow wandered into my 60th decade without paying attention to exactly when it actually happened.  (I mean I know my birthday is in April; just being in my 60’s only really registered within the last year and I’ve been here a couple of years).  I’ve only become a vegan during the past year, although it has been natural and easy for...

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I recently saw an episode of the Dr. Oz show and was enlightened as to the Next Big Thing in ‘Diets:  right now it’s The Pegan Diet!  (That’s pronounced the same as Vegan, just with a “P” in front).  The Pegan Diet will be immediately recognized by actual Vegans as an oxymoron because it’s a combination of being Vegan and Paleo, the latter of which is basically high protein animal meat products and virtually eliminating grains.  From our point of view, combining no animal products WITH animal products kinda defeats the whole philosophy behind Veganism!  But it is understandably popular...

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