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A Plant-Based Diet for a Healthier, Brighter You

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Summertime Fresca Bean Salad

Summertime Fresca Bean Salad

Whether you’re eating a plant-based diet, it’s a smart idea to make beans (and lentils and peas) a regular part of your meals. Once you’ve started adding them to your meals, you’ll love them because they’re tasty and a super easy way to add protein and heartiness to any dish. That being said, just a […]

PlantPure Nation, Cookbook Giveaway and Tempeh Jambalaya!!

PlantPure Nation, Cookbook Giveaway and Tempeh Jambalaya!!

Since, the debut of the award-winning documentary Forks Over Knives the plant-based movement has escalated across the nation. One screening after another, it was getting people to rethink what they were eating and how they thought about the chronic diseases rampaging our health. The excitement and energy of people had after seeing this movie was […]

Chai Almond Latte

Chai Almond Latte

This recipe for Chai Almond Latte has been a game changer for me. From 2003 until 2015, peppermint mochas were the beverage I craved above all others. However, for my first 18 years, I was definitely NOT a fan of coffee. Even for the 9 months that I was Barista in high school, I didn’t […]

Caffeine-Free Chai Spice

Caffeine-Free Chai Spice

I love a perfectly spiced, vegan Chai Tea. Unfortunately, chai tea by it’s vary nature is made with black tea. This means a significant amount of caffeine, which is a chemical many people, myself included, do better without. As I was trying to let go of my attachment to vegan, dark-chocolate mochas, I thought making a non-caffeinated chai […]

Fluffy Gluten-Free Pancakes

Fluffy Gluten-Free Pancakes

When I started eating a whole foods, plant-based diet, it never stopped me from making pancakes. However, just because I had them didn’t mean that I loved them. I will preface this by saying that what made my search for the perfect WFPB recipe particularly challenging was that I wanted it to be gluten-free as […]

Love Notes

  • “THANK YOU THANK YOU, 1000 TIMES!
    What a wonderful, generous, and thoughtful gift. I LOVE IT! And I love ALL that you do for plant based folks like me who are trying to keep it whole, sugar and oil free, GF too.”


    Linda

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  • “Thank You Katie, you did a great job with your demo at Dr. McDougall’s! I am excited to get home and try all your recipes out. You made it look so easy and it all tasted great.”


    Donald

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  • “Katie, A friend of mine introduced me to your site. FANTASTIC, love it. I am already vegan and ALWAYS looking to add recipes to my collection. Thank you for what you do and offer to others!”


    Jan

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  • “Thanks Katie Mae!! I love your recipes!! Thank you for providing plant based oil free recipes that are tasty.” :)


    Lisa

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  • “Hi there, I randomly found you online today and decided to try your banana blueberry bars. Not only were they easy, but they were awesome! To top it off my partner loved them! And he’s super critical of anything that’s not “normal”. So, thank you and looking forward to exploring your other recipes since they look just as incredible.”


    Jeff

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  • “Thanks so much for the plant-based cookbook. Everything looks scrumdiddilyumptious delicious!”


    Becky

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  • “I’m so glad to have you in my life, thanks Katie. You’re great…very talented!”


    Marian

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  • “Katie, I just found your website and I’m loving it! Thanks for the tip on the poultry seasoning. I’m definitely making your version of Shepherd’s Pie this weekend! Yum!”


    Nancy

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  • “Thank you so much. I love,love, love your website. I’m new to this and find your tips and wonderful recipes easy and delicious.”


    Jo-Ann

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  • “Hi Katie, I met you at True North during your amazing cooking demo. I cook the recipes all the time at home for my family. The recipes are simple, but delicious, and most importantly you don’t have to worry about portion size, because they’re so healthy, and yet you don’t even notice! Thanks!


    Gemma

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  • “I love Miss Katie Mae! Her recipes are satisfying to the most discerning of palates, yet so simple and easy to create in your own kitchen. In our “super-sized” world of french fries, butter, and extra cheese, Katie’s recipes are a breath of fresh air. She is truly a shining star!”


    Ashley

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  • “Hello Katie – you are the best, thanks so much! I am on a restricted diet still, after my nice long fast this past summer, and luckily every ingredient in this recipe works for me. I really appreciate it. Now I can’t wait to bake.”


    Marci

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  • “Katie is a wonderful teacher – her classes are informative, interesting and the food tastes good! I’ve been stretching to make fat free appetizing, and yet I went back for thirds or fourths on the African Yam Stew and the Banana Blueberry Bars – yum!!”


    Rani

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