Gluten-Free Pumpkin Crumble Bars (Vegan)

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Pumpkin is this season’s magic ingredient, so let’s celebrate with a pumpkin treat that won’t leave you with a sugar hangover! Full of wholesome ingredients, these Pumpkin Crumble Bars are yummy on their own and even more magical topped with coconut manna or your favorite coconut ice cream. This recipe calls for a layer of […]

‘Tis The Season For New Recipes! What We’re Lovin’ Now From Cultured Cook!

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‘Tis the Season for No-Cook Pumpkin Pudding Pumpkin Yogurt Pudding Now that Halloween has passed, it’s time to eat those pumpkins! (Or it’s time to buy canned pumpkin, which is nearly tumbling off pumpkin-populated grocery store shelves.) Pumpkin pie, pumpkin ice cream, even pumpkin beer. During autumn, pumpkin goes with everything. So how about some […]

Recipes of the Week: Lemon Squares, Cheesecake and other Yummy Treats!

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DIY Cream Cheese Makes the Freshest Cheesecakes! If you’ve ever been to one of my culinary/health talks or have spent much time hanging out in my online kitchen, you know I’m forever singing the praises of plain whole-milk Greek yogurt. Why? For many reasons. It has one-quarter the sugar of low-fat flavored yogurt, for one […]

Recipes of the Week: Fabulous Tastes of Fall

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Fall in Love Smoothie “The chill in the fall air means it’s time to focus,” says Jennifer Kass. “Harvest your crops (aka dreams, goals, intentions, plans) right now with clarity-boosting superfoods—all whipped into a delicious mason jar.” We’re not going to lie: this smoothie is as comforting as a freshly baked pie—only without firing up […]

Got Anxiety? Go for Holy Basil and Pumpkin Seed Extract

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The herb called Holy Basil: Findings from many investigations (but mostly with animals with the belief that humans have similar result) find holy basil might have some effects as a painkiller, a COX-II anti-inflammatory agent, an antioxidant, and as a treatment for bacterial, fungal and even viral infections. There is also evidence (again, only from […]

Gorgeous Spiced Pumpkin Mousse

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Ingredients 1 envelope unflavored gelatin (2 1/4 teaspoons) 1/4 cup cold water 1 (15-ounce) can pure pumpkin 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 1/4 cups chilled heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract, divided Garnish: ground cinnamon (optional) Equipment: 8 […]

The Cultured Cook Turns Pumpkins Into Ice Cream PLUS Pumpkin Nutrition & Health Benefits

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Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream I was lucky – as a kid, I had the pleasure of visiting a local ice cream shop that made (and still makes, as far as I know) its own ice cream. It was creamier and tastier than anything you could buy in a store. Although all of their flavors were […]