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Beans and Legumes

Be Tempted by Tempeh! Curried Tempeh Salad Recipe

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / November 17, 2020 /

Tempeh might be one of the most misunderstood ingredients out there. From how to pronounce it (tem-pey), fear of black spots in it, to how to use it, I get…

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Make Tempeh in Your Instant Pot!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / May 5, 2020 /

In my quest to eliminate plastic packaging from our food, one item eluded me—tempeh! I’ve figured out firm tofu, silken tofu, soy milk, yogurt, and more, but I just couldn’t…

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Don’t Be so Dense! Understanding Calorie Density

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / December 3, 2019 /

Calories in, calories out, right? Well it turns out there’s much more to it than that. Different foods with the same number of calories can have a completely different effect…

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What is WFPB Vegan? And Recipe for Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / October 22, 2019 /

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLX6D4Qssy4   Whole Food, Plant-Based or WFPB Vegan…you may have seen me use this phrase or abbreviation a time or two in my posts, but what is it and what…

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Canning Dried Beans

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / October 1, 2019 /

Beans are a mainstay in the Trimazing! household. Not only are they delicious, but they contain a lot of protein and beneficial phytonutrients. Dried beans are terrific for promoting a…

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Watch it Jiggle! Make Silken Tofu & Recipe for Kimchi Tofu Soup

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 27, 2019 /

  Earlier this year I finally mastered making firm tofu, which was awesome because it allowed me to eliminate more plastic packaging. But I also wanted to figure out how…

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Travel Snacks—Pam’s “Cocoa Puff” Chickpeas

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 24, 2019 /

  I get a lot of questions about what people can have for healthy snacks. My number one recommendation are fruits and veggies, as they very low-calorie (non-starchy veggies are…

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Happy Vegan Campers & Recipe for Vegan Campers Stew

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 21, 2019 /

  The topic for VeganMoFo for today is picnicking. Since camping is really just an extended picnic, I want to share how we recently camped Vegan Zero Waste! It’s very…

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Fresh Fava Beans & Fava Bean Pod Green Enchilada Sauce

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 14, 2019 /

Admit it, you immediately thought of Hannibal Lecter, didn’t you? Man, did Silence of the Lambs kill fava beans. Silence of the Lambs scared the hell out of me when…

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WIN a Copy of JL Fields’ NEW, “Fast & Easy Vegan Cookbook”!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / July 30, 2019 /

I am so very excited! My friend, JL Fields, has a fabulous new cookbook coming out, Fast & Easy Vegan Cookbook: 100 Mouthwatering Recipes for Time-Crunched Vegans, and not only…

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