Category Archives: Cooking

Black Bean Brownies: Substitute beans for butter, oil

In a dream world, desserts would be low in calories and fat, and eating one cookie wouldn’t tempt us to eat five more. Sure, healthy substitutions can be used in baking — apple sauce for butter, whole-wheat flour for white. … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan banana shamrock shake

I’m seeing green, but, unfortunately, it isn’t from the the grass peeking through snow. We just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to do it than with a shamrock shake? McDonald’s might have a yummy version, but give … Continue reading

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The devil’s in the details: Breaking down common food misconceptions

We’ve all heard that brown sugar is the best and gluten will kill you as we’ve dawdled under the fluorescent lights of a grocery store. But while these ideas might be spoken in earnest, they’re often full of misconceptions. Do you quake at … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan creamy spinach lasagna

I’m in the food grey zone: I really want to see the colors of spring in salads and lighter dishes, but the bitter cold and snow also have me craving hearty meals. So, I whipped up the tried-and-true meal that … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Barbecue meatless loaf

When I went on a couponing spree a few months back, I purchased quite a few bags of BOCA Burger ground crumbles and Beyond Meat beyond beef crumbles. At the moment the freezer is quite bare —  except these bags of meatless crumbles. And … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Pumpkin chocolate chip oat bars

Who says we can’t eat pumpkin in the middle of winter? This is especially true if chocolate is involved. I made these back in November for Vegansgiving, a local vegan Thanksgiving potluck. (Hence why there isn’t a photo — they … Continue reading

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Healthy Game Day Recipes Part 2

Picking out your Super Bowl recipes? No Sweat York has you covered. These healthier recipes will keep the crowd happy, even if the game doesn’t. Buffalo Shrimp Casserole

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan sausage cheese balls

The holiday parties have begun, and so begin the many ideas I have for dishes to make. I never know what to bring to a party: Something simple, easy to transport but adventurous and delicious at the same time. Pinterest … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Baked sweet potato chips

Please enable Javascript to watch this video The new gig at work is certainly helping me in my strive to live a more fit life. I’ve been logging my workouts and still eating what I want, but watching my portions … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Maple bacon mashed sweet potatoes

You don’t have to fill up on plain mashed sweet potatoes to really get their full benefits. These healthy little potatoes are filled with nutrients and fiber to keep you full through most of the day. With the holidays approaching, … Continue reading

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