If you live in the Northeast like me, we are in the middle of winter. Although we haven’t had a polar vortex yet (and fingers crossed we don’t!), these bitter cold days make me want nothing more than to cozy up with a warm, delicious and comforting meal. My go-to for this weather is pasta […]

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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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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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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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Looking for a plant-based alternative to a traditional bolognese sauce?  Look no further than our Lentil Bolognese!  Whether you are a vegetarian or not, this dish is a great way to sneak some more vegetables into your day.  Perfect for a Meatless Monday or, let’s face it, delicious any day of the week! All about […]

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My Healthy Spaghetti Sauce is a great staple to keep around the kitchen.  You can make a big batch and freeze in smaller portions to have on hand.  And for those of you with kiddos who may not want to “see” all the veggies, you can puree it and voila!  Vegetables eaten and everyone’s happy. […]

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Looking for a breakfast you and your family will enjoy?  My no-stress Instant Pot Oatmeal is the perfect option!  Steel cut oats are my favorite, but they do take longer to cook than regular oats.  Using the Instant Pot or a pressure cooker allows you to decrease the cooking time and enjoy your steel cut […]

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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 of the essential amino acids.  It makes a great side dish or you can serve it as a vegetarian main dish! […]

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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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