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Homemade Pumpernickel Loaf

 Why would you go out and buy a bread when you can spend 4 hours making your own at home? Jkjkjkjk  It does take awhile but a lot of that is hands off time; like bread rising, and cooking.

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Cardomen Maple Oatmeal with Figs, Blackberries and Roasted Pecans

New oatmeal recipe. Not the kind your grandma makes. Ingredients:1/4 cup pecans, toasted3 tablespoons of coconut oil1 cup Urban Hippie "No Sugar But You so Sweet" granola 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 1/2 cups almond milk3 tablespoons maple syrup, plus more for serving1 large egg4 fresh figs quartered1 and 1/2 cup mixed berries (I used raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries and pomegranate)1/2 tablespoon sugar mixed with 1/16 teaspoon cardamom, for sprinkling Instructions:Position a rack in the centre of the oven and preheat to 375ºF. Melt the oil in an 8″ round skillet. Swirl to coat the sides, then pour into a small bowl and set aside. In another small bowl, stir together the oats, cardamom, baking powder, and salt. In a 2-cup...

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Fudgy Maple Flourless Chocolate Black Bean Brownies

Wow, I've been missing out.  When I first heard of black bean brownies I thought 'now we're taking this health thing a little too far.'  What nut job decided to throw beans in his brownie mix in the first place.  'Hey I think these brownies would taste great with bunch of beans mixed in'.  A genius that's who.   I decided to give this a try as I had black beans in my cupboard just waiting to be added to some homemade nachos. The nachos never happened and now my three bean salad won't either but it's worth it. These brownies I skeptically made and therefore added in a ton of chocolate chips proved me wrong big time. In fact next...

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