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With converting traditional tapioca pudding recipes that use whole milk and eggs to vegan recipes, there are generally two ways to procede. Use a nut milk and cornstarch (less fat and expense) or use a combination of nut milk and coconut milk (more fat, more expensive, slightly more rich in texture). I'm all about indulging for less $$, so I made the cornstarch version. I also reduced the sweetener just a bit becaus...

August 24, 2018

When it comes to comfort desserts, old-fashioned tapioca pudding tops the list! When my son was diagnosed with severe food allergies as a toddler, this was one of the first desserts I started playing with to make allergen free and still creamy and DELICIOUS.

This version gets a fancy topping of grilled fruit, toasted coconut and crunchy pecans for a tropical flair, because... you know, peach season... and this mama can grill!...

May 4, 2018

Chocolate pudding so good for you, you can eat it for breakfast!

Chia seeds come from a flowering annual in the mint family and have been around for centuries. They've become especially popular in the past decade, often touted as a "super food". I don't like this label. I think all whole foods have value, but I can see why it's risen in popularity. Chia seeds are one of the richest sources of antioxidants, are high in soluble...

February 28, 2018

Today marks the close of American Heart Month 2018. However, with heart disease still the leading cause of death for both men and women world-wide, and national trends showing death rates from heart disease are actually increasing in younger adults, age 35-64 years old, EVERY DAY is an opportunity to fight against this sobering statistic.

Planning meals that include plenty of heart-healthy ingredients can be EASY, DROOL-WORTHY...