This recipe for Roasted Pear and Parsnips is sure to make your mouth water. You get some sweetness from the caramelization of the pears and parsnips, some earthiness from the parsnips and a bit of tanginess from the splash of white wine vinegar. Delicious! This Roasted Pear and Parsnips recipe is the perfect warm winter […]

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I love asparagus; to me, it tastes like Spring. Any way you cook it, I think asparagus is delicious. But by far my favorite way to cook asparagus? Baking, aka roasting. You have to try my Baked Asparagus with Lemon (without garlic or butter) –  a quick and easy recipe that pairs well with nearly […]

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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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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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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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For the holiday that celebrates sugar in all forms, it is nice to have a snack that is both sweet and nutritious. Slice up some seasonal apples, spread on a generous amount of your favorite nut butter, and place the sliced almond teeth exactly how you would imagine a monster’s mouth to look. My Halloween […]

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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 Nut Butter in the same way you would use almond butter or peanut butter- on apples, sandwiches, in oatmeal, or in baked goods.  Pistachio Nut Butter Pistachios […]

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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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A simple and delicious salad that you can whisk together in a matter of minutes. I love adding fresh fruit to green salads – how about you? Spinach Berry Salad? Yes please!  Spinach Berry Salad My Spinach Berry Salad is the perfect summer lunch or picnic accompaniment. In my opinion there are few things more […]

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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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