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Creamy Vegan Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Vegan Tomato Basil Soup – The Roasted Root

Regardless of the time of year, creamy tomato soup is always a comforting meal to fall back on for lunch or dinner. Homemade soups that are packed with nutrients are a sure way of keeping your fuel tank satisfied, while soothing the soul. This simple recipe is prepared using all whole food ingredients, and is vegan, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly. Aside from the fact that this soup is flavor-packed and comforting, it’s also quite healthful. Rather than using dairy or flour to generate a thick and creamy soup, this recipe calls for soaked raw macadamia nuts. When blended, the soaked nuts… Read more

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Recreating a Restaurant Dish: Salt Baked Fish

On a recent date night, we ordered a whole sea bass baked in salt at a Spanish restaurant. With great pomp and circumstance, the waitress approached our table with the fish on a beautiful platter, rapped it with the back of a spoon, then lifted away pieces of the hardened salt shell, exposing the still-steaming bass inside. She boned and filleted the fish, then gave us each a generous serving. It completely exceeded my expectations and afterward, I was determined to learn how to make salt-baked fish, regardless of the time and effort involved. Much to my surprise, it was… Read more

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Cook with Confidence: Chicken Roulade

Celebrating the end of the year with friends or family is certainly a special occasion. Planning a menu for guests with different dietary needs, however, can be a challenge. You may have friends who are gluten-free or following a paleo diet. With this classic (and impressive) main course, you can take on dinner planning with confidence. Roulade is an excellent dinner party entree and making it is easier than you might think. Just butterfly the chicken breast and pound to about ¾ inch thick. Season with salt and pepper, then top with prosciutto, spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes. Tuck the ends… Read more