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    Hawaiian Chili

    Winter. Cold. Indoors. Fireplaces. Big, wool blankets. Hot, crusty bread. Aromatic spices and sharp, simmering tomatoes. That’s what I think of when I think of chili. So what do you do when you’re feelin’ chili in the middle of July? Have cold chili – sounds weird but it’s actually good – or twist chili into something super summer friendly. That’s what we did with this Hawaiian-inspired chili recipe. As with most of my recipes, this one can be customized. If you have a favourite chili recipe that differs from this in the amounts or kinds of veggies, spices, beans, tomatoes, beef, etc., by all means, work with what you like. …

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    Black Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

    Last year, Matt and I made monthly goals: fast walk every single day; no fried foods; spend only on essentials; etcetera and so forth.  These goals were to challenge ourselves into a healthier lifestyle and also experiment with some things we may never otherwise have really given a fair shot. One month was vegetarian month; February. The next month was vegan month; March. Vegetarian month was not all that challenging for us. Our only hurdle was when we were dining with friends and family but we did manage to overcome that pretty well. Vegan month, though, was another story. Becoming vegan, even going right from vegetarian, still feels like an…