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Red Curry Pumpkin Soup

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

Nothing beats a steamy hot bowl of soup on a cold winter’s night! We love soup here at the Lakehouse and I’m always looking to use seasonal vegetables in our soups. This winter squash soup hits the spot with it’s creamy texture and subtle spices. Soon after we moved to the Lakehouse, a friend and…

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Buddha Bowls & Trimazing! Sushi Salad Bowl Recipe

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / December 10, 2019 /

Buddha Bowls are named for the big, round shaped bowl they are served in, like Buddha’s tummy. But fear not, this one dish meal is kind to your waistline—no Buddha belly for you! Buddha bowls emphasize lower calorie dense foods (see my post on calorie density for more on this), full of veggies, greens, fruit,…

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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 in your body. And how you prepare the same foods can dramatically change their caloric impact, too. How you get your calories makes a big…

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Are You Ready for a Plant-Based Thanksgiving? Tips and an Updated Green Bean Casserole!

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

The holidays can feel particularly daunting when plant-based eating is new for you. Most of us have well-established holiday food rules and dishes passed down for generations. What will you eat now? How do you navigate the big family gathering? What about all those questions and potential hostility? You can have an awesome vegan Thanksgiving,…

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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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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 zero waste household too. This post covers information on dried beans, including how to can them at home. Beans, Wonderful Beans! Beans really pack a…

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Real Men Eat Vegan Quiche & Waffled Potatoes

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 31, 2019 /

Well it’s the last day of VeganMoFo19. It’s been so much fun and so inspiring to see everything everyone posted. There is such creativity and amazing work being done. I just love Vegan Month of Food and am so glad it continues on. You can be sure I’ll be participating again next year. So to…

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Texas Hash, Inspired by My Favorite City, Seattle!

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

Ok, I know you’re trying to figure out how on Earth something called Texas Hash would be inspired by Seattle! But it’s true…Texas Hash is one of my Grandma Grace’s recipes that I’ve veganized. Both of my grandmothers lived in Seattle when I was growing up (they’ve both since passed away), and as a kid,…

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My Favorite Travel and At-Home Breakfast, Savory Oats

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 29, 2019 /

The prompt for today’s VeganMoFo19 is all about getting a hearty breakfast before a day of pounding the pavement in a new city. Several months ago I wrote a post on Vegan Dining Out and mentioned one trick I use at hotel breakfast bars, getting savory oats from the omelette station: They usually always have…

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Vegan’s Restaurant in Prague & Tempeh Guláš Recipe

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching / August 25, 2019 /

Prague is one of my favorite international cities. I first traveled there in 2001, days after September 11th, and their amazing response to the 9-11 terrorist attacks made an indelible mark on my heart. I remember going to St. Wenceslas Square, the scene of historic protests and demonstrations, the rainy night of September 13th where…

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