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Vegan Succotash


Vegan Succotash



My kids absolutely love succotash and they ask for it often. This vegan dish incorporates potatoes as well, and packs a ton of flavor. It is a great recipe to try out if you want to entice a kiddo into eating more veggies.



½ c. olive oil
6 small russet potatoes, boiled
1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 package frozen green beans
1 package frozen corn
1 tsp. coriander
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. saracha
salt to taste



In a medium sized saucepan par-boil the potatoes by adding them to eight cups of boiling water, and letting them cook at a boil for five minutes. Remove them from the heat and run them under cold water. As soon as they are cool enough to handle, the skins will peel off easily with a knife. Slice the potatoes thinly and set aside.



In a large skillet heat the olive oil, onion, and garlic over medium heat, for three minutes. Add the potatoes, and continue cooking for five to seven minutes, or until the potatoes begin to brown. Add the beans and the corn, and continue cooking the vegetables over medium heat, stirring often, until the beans and corn are cooked. This will take about fifteen minutes. Add the spices, and salt the vegetables to taste. Enjoy!





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This sophisticated version of pumpkin pie is amazingly smooth & rich. It is also Gluten-Free & free of Refined Sugar. 


Ingredients:

29oz pumpkin puree - 1 lg. can
1 stick unsalted butter - softened
8oz cream cheese - softened
5 eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 c. honey
1 c. GF flour 






Whipped cream:

1 c. heavy cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract




Honey to drizzle on top.





Making it Happen:

Combine all of the ingredients for the pie in a mixing bowl and mix on medium speed until well combined. When the batter is smooth, pour it into a greased 9x13 baking pan and bake in an oven pre-heated to 350 degrees for one hour.





Allow the pie to cool for 30 minutes before slicing.




To make the whipped cream, blend the chilled heavy cream in a chilled bowl on high speed until it begins to thicken, add the vanilla and continue blending until the cream is thick. 





Plate pie with whipped cream & drizzle with honey. Enjoy!