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Spicy Bean and Quinoa Salad with “Mole” Vinaigrette

February 19, 2015
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I love making quinoa salads! Quinoa adds great texture, a healthy dose of whole grains, and a balance of essential amino acids to any meal – so why not throw it into a salad? This is a protein packed dish with bright Mexican inspired flavors: quinoa, pumpkin seeds, jalapeno pepper, black beans, and mixed greens […]

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Rosemary Potato and Onion Hash

February 10, 2015
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A couple weeks ago, I posted one of our favorite breakfast/brunch dishes: my French Toast Bread Pudding. Along with that I usually like to serve a healthier potato hash – made with fresh herbs and spices. This is that glorious recipe. It has all of the savory goodness of hash browns without any of the […]

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A Healthy Snack Giveaway from The Good Bean!

January 14, 2015
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The Good Bean is one of my favorite healthy snack companies. They make delicious, gluten-free, nut-free, vegan, kosher, non-GMO chickpea and bean snacks that are high in fiber, high in protein and low in sugar! It doesn’t get much healthier than that. I’ve partnered with them in the past to bring you healthy snack giveaways, […]

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Vegetarian Panang Curry with Tofu

January 11, 2015
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Thai food is probably my favorite type of Asian food. Something about those creamy coconut curries mixed with veggies, tofu, nuts and spices just makes for such a cozy one-pot meal. When I make Thai food at home, I usually stick to my Yellow Curry, because it is guaranteed to be delicious and satisfying every […]

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Chunky Black Bean Soup

January 5, 2015
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This black bean soup might be one of my favorite recipes of all time. When the husband ate it, he said: this might even be better than your vegetarian chili — which is a pretty big compliment! It’s perfect for winter: hearty, filling and a one-pot meal. I modified this CookingLight recipe to be more vegetarian friendly, […]

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Cucumber Gazpacho

December 3, 2014
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When I think of gazpacho, I typically think of hot summer days, sitting on the beach, traveling through Spain and Portugal, and ultimate relaxation. So it might be counterintuitive to make gazpacho in the winter, where it’s 35 degrees today, sunny but cold – with no beach in sight. Which is exactly why I decided […]

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