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Oatmeal Cookie Granola

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / March 24, 2020 /

Growing up, my Grandma Grace always had homemade granola in her pantry. I loved it, it was delicious, but I mostly loved that it had sesame seeds in it and no grocery store granola ever had that. But it also had a lot of oil, which we don’t eat now. Alan loves granola, so I…

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Plant-Based Foods When You’re Sick & Recipe for Vegan “Gelatin”

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / March 10, 2020 /

I was not prepared at all the first time I got sick after transitioning to plant-based eating. It never dawned on me that I needed alternatives to my old standbys of chicken soup and Jello. So I was absolutely miserable and sad when it happened, and at a complete loss of what to eat. Since…

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Preserving Cherry Blossoms & Sakura Nice Cream Recipe

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / February 18, 2020 /

Have you ever been at a restaurant and eaten something that so blew your mind that you went on a quest to try to figure it out? That happened to me. A couple years ago during spring we took a weekend getaway to Portland, Oregon, the vegan capital of the world, and had a wonderful…

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We All Scream for Nice Cream!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / January 7, 2020 /

The fear of losing ice cream is often a big deterrent for people considering a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) way of eating. A decade ago, back when I first changed my diet, there was no such thing as vegan ice cream, it just didn’t exist. But then I learned about the magic of bananas and it…

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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 /

  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 does it mean? Today I’m talking about it and other variations, such as WFPBNO and WFPBNOSOS. And I also have an awesome breakfast recipe at the…

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I’m a Kid from the 70s—Vegan Raspberry Applesauce “Gelatin” Salad

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 23, 2019 /

  I grew up in the 70s. I survived: Real, sharp, lawn darts Riding in the way back of a Ford Pinto without seat belts Running all around the neighborhood with other kids on our bicycles (without helmets) from sun-up to sun-down without adult supervision Shag carpet Pong Black and White TV without a remote…

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Eating Pears with a Knife & Fork

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 12, 2019 /

Today’s VeganMoFo topic is veganizing a dish from a sci-fi/fantasy world. This was really difficult for me because I’ve never been a big sci-fi/fantasy film person. Alan is much more into these type of films, but he’s not a foodie and couldn’t come up with anything other than Soylent Green, which really didn’t appeal to…

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Broccoli for Dessert! Chocolate Broccoli Cake

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 9, 2019 /

Most people don’t think of dessert when they think of broccoli, I know I generally didn’t! But this recipe by David A. Gabbe will change your mind about that. Just like many of you, I was a little stumped about what to cook when I first went vegan in 2009. There were some resources online…

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Coconuts About You—Caramel-Topped Oatmeal Cake

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 4, 2019 /

  Welcome to Day 4 of VeganMoFo 2019. I’m so excited to share today’s recipe with you because it is a cake full of memories for me. This was the cake my mom made for us when I was a kid, not for birthdays, but the “I love you and decided to make a cake…

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Trilby’s—Santa’s Favorite Cookie!

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

You know how some things can transport you immediately back to your childhood? Trilby’s are that thing for me! These soft, ooey-gooey, sweet date-filled oatmeal cookies were a family Christmas classic, always made by my grandmother, Grace Arney Thompson. They were the cookie that Santa seemed to love the best, set out by the fireplace…

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