I don’t know many people who can make it from meal to meal without some kind of snack. I know I can’t make it more than 3 or 4 hours without one! If you’re like me, try giving these plant based snacks a go so you can feel more energized between meals. What makes up […]

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Coming at you hot with my Instant Pot Bean Soup! This meal is delicious, nutritious and will take you a third of the time it would if using the stove top.  This soup is good on its own or you can add extra vegetables, meat, or serve with a cooked grain like rice and fresh […]

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Super Bowl Sunday is just a few weeks away and I have the perfect recipe for your Super Bowl party: my easy baked beans. Gone are the days of those canned beans full of modified corn starch and other preservatives. My easy baked beans are fresh, packed with flavor and nutrition, and can be ready […]

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Beans are very popular in my family. So much so that my daughter loves to have beans as a snack with her homemade vinaigrette! So, I wanted to share my favorite way to make beans – in the Instant Pot. I have for you my Instant Pot black eyed peas.  Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas […]

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My Roasted Red Pepper Hummus blends chickpeas, roasted red peppers, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil into an irresistibly creamy dip. If you like a kick, you can always add a pinch of cayenne pepper as well. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Rich in healthy fats like olive oil and tahini, hummus is a staple […]

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This easy baked balsamic tofu recipe is my favorite way to enjoy tofu – crispy outside, tender inside, and layered with flavor. Eat it on its own as a snack, add it to salads or mix with whole grains. Tofu is typically found in the refrigerated section of grocery stores, either in the produce section, […]

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Making baked falafel balls at home is not as hard as you think! This oil-free baked falafel recipe is healthy, quick and kid-friendly. Use canned chickpeas and food processor to make things even easier.  Baked Falafel I love using this Baked Falafel in place of meat or poultry. While we eat pretty much everything in […]

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Burritos are a filling and savory breakfast option (or any meal for that matter)! My Egg Bean Burrito is perfect for the kiddos to cook and prepare themselves. This recipe is very versatile and everyone can even it their own using their favorite ingredients or whatever veggies are in the fridge; no need to go […]

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When it comes to meals, we often only think about the main component, but let’s not forget about the side dishes! My quinoa bean salad is a hearty side dish that is sure to please everyone. Its southwest flare adds a nice smoky kick to any meal. This salad pairs well with sandwiches, my instant […]

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Step up your salad game with this Mandarin Orange Salad with Black Beans. Using canned black beans is a quick and easy way to add a healthy boost of protein to any meal.   Print Black Bean Salad with Mandarin Oranges Course Salad, Side Dish Keyword bean salad, black bean salad Prep Time 15 minutes […]

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