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How to Cook Perfect Spaghetti Squash

Unless you're carb loading for a big race, you might want to ease up a little on the noodles. This isn't a keto thing or whatever. That big bowl of carby goodness with a side of bread can really dull the mind and weigh you down. Over time, you'll lack the energy and vitality that you need to do what you're here to do, leading to the cardinal sins of laziness and self-delusion. Don't believe me? Here's a cautionary tale.

A good friend of mine once gave me this stellar advice: "Upgrade your...

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Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Quinoa Comfort Chili

Two things you need to know. First, comfort food doesn't need to make you crash. Second, vegan food can be amazingly comforting. Save all your "Yeah but's" for just a minute and stay with me here.

One of my go-to's when my anxiety kicks in is comfort food. I know I'm not alone in this, but there can be a steep downside. Comfort food is almost always high in carbs and/or highly processed. One of the reasons it's so comforting is because those things will numb you out and slow down your system....

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Buddhist Kale Salad

There was a Buddhist temple right in the most Polish of all places outside of Poland; Hamtramck, Michigan. I used to love to go there because they made this amazing kale salad. I wanted to make it myself, but they didn't have a cook book, and I could never get anyone to give me the recipe. I definitely work better with recipes.  

However, they did list the ingredients on the label. So I pieced this together, and it's stood the test of time.

Here goes...

Ingredients

Salad

  • Curly...

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