Gluten Free, Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

October 30, 2015
Gluten Free Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies and Milk

As many of you know, I recently visited General Mills’ headquarters in Minneapolis, MN. As part of my visit, I was given the opportunity to create any recipe of my choosing (using cereal as one ingredient) in the Betty Crocker test kitchens – which are immaculate and filled with every cooking tool and ingredient you can imagine. […]

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Lemon-Ginger Vegetable Stir Fry

October 22, 2015
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Stir-frys are one of the easiest healthy dishes you can make when you’re pressed for time. All you have to do is throw a bunch of vegetables, tofu (or another lean protein), a whole grain (like quinoa) and spices into a big pan (or wok), and within 15 minutes you’ll have a fresh and well […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Spinach and Chickpeas

October 13, 2015
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I love roasting vegetables in the fall. Butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, zucchini, peppers, onions, tomatoes — I could go on. The best thing about roasting veggies is that you can extract a TON of flavor without needing to add too much fat or calories. It’s also super simple to do, and you can make a big batch […]

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50 Vegetarian and Plant Based Protein Sources

September 28, 2015

One of the most frequent questions I get when I tell people I’m vegetarian is: “But then where do you get your protein?” It’s common knowledge that meat is a great source of protein, but you don’t actually need to eat meat to get enough protein! Somehow, being vegetarian has become synonymous with just eating leaves (which do […]

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Gooey and Delicious Vegan S’mores

September 15, 2015

It’s no secret that s’mores are amazing. Take three ingredients, stick them together, and you’re guaranteed to feel happy, warm and comforted. I have such fond memories of sitting around campfires toasting marshmallows and spending time with family and friends during the fall. It reminds me of Halloween, fall colors, and cozy gatherings. There is […]

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Indian Spiced Cabbage with Peas (or “Cabbage Sabzi”)

April 19, 2015

I have a confession: I’m not usually a huge fan of cooked cabbage. I love raw cabbage: in salads, coleslaw, etc. – it has a nice crunchy texture and mild flavor. But I’ve often found that cooked cabbage, if it’s not done well, can turn out mushy and tasteless. The only way that I like eating cooked cabbage […]

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