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Old-fashioned Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Old-fashioned Strawberry Rhubarb Pie RecipeIngredients: top and bottom prepared crust (use your favorite crust recipe) For the pie filling:2 1/2 cups chopped rhubarb–the reddest ones you can find2 1/2 cups strawberries–sliced1 1/2 cups sugar3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca1 tablespoon all-purpose flour3/4 teaspoon lemon juice2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 stick butter–sliced1 egg white beaten with 1 teaspoon …

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Vegetarian (or Vegan) Chili that even meat-eaters will love. (I swear it!)

We eat a lot of chili at our house and since we try to eat primarily plants as often as possible, coming up with an alternate recipe was tops on my list.   This is my final version.   I actually have meat-eaters request this dish.  Vegetarian (or Vegan) Chili even Meat-Eaters love. (I swear …

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Old fashioned Banana Bread Recipe

an Old Fashioned Banana Bread Recipe, (known back in the days as a tea loaf and meant to be sliced thin and spread with butter before eating.)    Enjoy! 1 cup sugar2 medium-sized VERY RIPE (brown speckled) bananas1/2 cup butter, melted1/4 cup buttermilk (you can use regular milk)1 teaspoon vanilla2 eggs2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking …

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2 Things to know about Peri-Menopause that may save your life

Two- the number of the day.  Two posts coming today.  The first is the 2 things you need to know about peri-menopause that may save your life. I’m writing this today because this happens to be one of the days where I’m experiencing both and every time this happens I say “I really should warn …

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