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Nova Scotia fruit chutney recipe

This chutney will last in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. There is a good chance it will be eaten before that time anyway. It is excellent with most fish, pork, chicken and meats off the grill. INGREDIENTS » 4 tbsp. canola oil » 1 medium Spanish onion, cut in half inch dice » 2 Courtland apples, cut in half inch dice » 1 firm pear, cut in half inch dice » 2 black plums, cut in half inch dice » 1/2 cup dried cranberries » 1/2 cup dried blueberries » 1/2 cup dried raisins » 1/2 cup dried apricots ­ cut in small pieces » 1 cup Scotian Gold apple juice » 1/2 cup maple syrup » 3/4 cup red wine vinegar » juice from 1 medium lemon » 1 medium red pepper, cut in 1/4 inch dice » 1/2 cup coarsely chopped parsley » 1/2 tbsp. salt

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Zesty Mexican black beans with cumin

This recipe is filled with fibre and flavour! The potassium, folate and vitamin B6 in black beans not only zests a Mexican Bowl but gives you a nutritious boost. INGREDIENTS 1 can black beans (Organic) 2-3 fresh garlic cloves (minced or pressed) 1 spanish onion, diced 2 Tbsp minced cilantro 1⁄4 cup vegetable stock 1-2 tsp hot sauce 1 Tbsp vegan Worcestershire sauce 1⁄4 -1⁄2 tsp Himalayan salt (to taste) 1 tsp freshly ground cumin seeds 1⁄2 tsp liquid smoke Black pepper to taste DIRECTIONS In a pot add the vegetable stock with onion and cook at medium heat until onion becomes translucent. Rinse and drain the can of beans and add them to the pot along with all other ingredients. Bring to a simmer and cool 12-15 minutes. Be careful not to dry out the beans; add more vegetable stock as needed. Cook to desired thickness and serve. More

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Home made oat milk

Making your own oat milk at home is easy—and what’s even better is that it allows you to choose your own ingredients and avoid additives. You can also make your oat milk guaran- teed gluten-free by using gluten-free oats. Oat milk, a plant-based milk substitute, has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Vegan, as well as lactose-, soy-, and nut- free—oat milk is an excellent and delicious “milk” option for those with dietary restrictions. Oat milk is easy to make, affordable, low in fat, and is enriched with nutrients like calcium, potassium, iron, fibre, and vitamins A, B, and D. Homemade oat milk recipe Get creative and make it yours by adding more or less sweetener, or add cinnamon for an extra kick. Ingredients 1 cup of rolled oats 4 cups water 2 Tbsps pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1⁄4 tsp salt Directions Add all of

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