Do you ever go through your pantry not knowing what to do with some of those bulk nuts and seeds? Well this pumpkin seed pesto is a great way to use up those extra pumpkin seeds (you can also use pistachios or other nuts and seeds too, see my pistachio pesto)! This pumpkin seed pesto […]

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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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Do you ever get bored of the same old grilled meat or roasted fish? I love to upgrade this simple preparation of protein with different sauces and condiments, especially with my arugula chimichurri. It is herby, garlicky, and creamy with a little kick. Using arugula adds a peppery bite, which differs from the traditional cilantro […]

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This blueberry chia jam is one of my favorite recipes. I love the simplicity and versatility of it. And the best part – it’s made from 5-simple ingredients that you may already have at home! You can use it on anything from ricotta pancakes to oats to muffins. You can even change up the berries […]

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This is an easy vegan green sauce / dip that can be paired with crudites or pita bread, be used as a dipping sauce for meat/fish or as a sandwich spread. Green Tahini dip will surely become your favorite new staple! What is Tahini? Tahini is so cool right now! It can be found on […]

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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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My tahini yogurt sauce is a great staple to make ahead of a busy week. It tastes delicious drizzled over roasted vegetables, as a dip for baked falafel, or even as a salad dressing. Make it on Sunday, keep it in the fridge, and enjoy it all week. Tahini Yogurt Sauce Combining yogurt, tahini, and […]

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In this Caponata inspired recipe, I use artichoke hearts and green olives for a twist on the classic that stays true to the briny and bright nature of the dish. I give you Artichoke Caponata! Artichoke caponata So what is traditional Caponata? Caponata is a sweet and sour Sicilian vegetable side or topping traditionally made […]

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There are so many different ways to enjoy pistachios, but I bet you have never tried these green nuts ground into a butter! You can use my Pistachio Butter in the same way you would use almond butter or peanut butter- on apples, sandwiches, in oatmeal, or in baked goods.  Pistachio Butter Pistachios taste similar […]

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So long boring tomato salsa and hello peach salsa (ok, maybe we’re not kicking tomato salsa to the curb, but it’s fun to change it up sometimes). I have created a peach salsa recipe that’ll blow you away! Both sweet and spicy, it’s perfect accompaniment to tacos, tortilla chips, salads, burritos, you name it. In […]

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