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Hello and welcome to Nearly Vegan and Gluten Free! I post on Mondays and Thursdays with nutrition and recipe articles. Please take a look around and if you have questions or suggestions, I’d love to hear them.

Creamy Chocolate Mousse made with silken tofu.

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Vegan Chocolate Mousse: Avocado vs Tofu

Vegan Chocolate Mousse: Avocado vs Tofu

I have been playing around with avocado based chocolate mousse for a few months.  It’s rich and smooth, but I found myself adding more and more chocolate, vanilla, and cocoa powder because I didn’t love that little lingering background flavor.  My taste testers didn’t even notice, and a few drops of orange oil or mint…

Eating a Rainbow: Red

So last week I started the rainbow series by discussing why it’s important to get a variety of fruits and vegetables (and legumes) in your diet.  This week we’ll take a closer look at the red part of the rainbow.  Strawberries and raspberries, tomatoes, red peppers, rhubarb, and more, but also think more widely and…

Fruit Roll Ups – Strawberry Chia

A simple one that’s worth a little work this week.  I’ve got red on the brain for the next nutrition article and the strawberries were just too beautiful at the store.  Homemade fruit roll ups are going to be more work than store bought, but healthier too and you can even make them with just…

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