This herbaceous spinach quinoa salad is full of fresh ingredients and delivers a ton of flavor and texture due to the chewy quinoa, crunchy pistachios, the sweet and sour pop of pomegranate seeds, and the creamy blue cheese. The dressing blends citrus and pomegranate juices, bringing more cohesiveness to the dish. I always find it […]

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This simple Vegetarian Pasta Salad with dijon vinaigrette is colorful, fresh and satisfying. You can use different kinds of veggies and pasta shapes. Chickpeas, beans, or lentils are a great addition as well and a delicious way to eat more plant-based protein. And this is so easy – a perfect addition to your weekly meal […]

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This Southwest Quinoa Bean Salad uses black beans and is crunchy, hearty and most importantly, nutritious. Pro tip: make in advance to let the flavors build up! Print Southwest Black Bean Quinoa Salad Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish Keyword grain bowl, grain salad, quinoa Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total […]

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Try this savory steel cut oats bowl with sautéed mixed veggies, topped with a fried egg for an easy but rich and satisfying breakfast! Savory Oatmeal Switch things up with savory instead of sweet oatmeal. This fun twist helps you get ins some vegetables at breakfast in a delicious, easy way. Feel free to use […]

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Our plant based Lentil Bolognese is a great way to get more veggies and legumes into your day! Works perfectly for Meatless Monday or, let’s face it, delicious any day! This dish is vegetarian, but if you skip the small amount of yogurt that we add in at the end, it is easily a vegan […]

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Having a simple, healthy spaghetti sauce that is quick to become your new weekday vegetable marinara sauce. This is key to keeping things moving in the kitchen. My Healthy Spaghetti Sauce is a great staple to keep around – make a big batch and freeze in smaller portions to have on hand. And for those […]

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Have you tried Succotash? My version has edamame, corn, red pepper, and the gluten free ancient grain Sorghum. My Instant Pot Vegan Sorghum Succotash is simple to make, full of flavor, and provides all the essential amino acids. A great side dish or serve as a vegetarian main dish. Instant Pot I also love using […]

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Looking for an easy, delicious, homemade Macaroni and Cheese recipe? How about Mac and Cheese with Cottage Cheese. Look no further – this will become a new favorite for kids and adults alike. Most homemade versions are time consuming and heavy. My version is lighter and so simple you can throw it together quickly and eat […]

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I received free samples of Barilla Pasta mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a contest sponsored by Barilla and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. I was chosen by Barilla pasta to be part of their Chef’s Roll #BarillaPastaPerfect contest. […]

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