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Curry Chickpeas, potatoes and brown rice

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This was a quick and easy vegan dinner that was delicious AND nutritious. The curry sauce was from Costco (See the “before” pic) to which I added potato (high pressure for 5 minutes in the pressure cooker) and a can of garbanzo beans. Topped on…

Ikea for dinner?

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A little veggie twist on a old classic thanks to some vegetable meatballs from Ikea of all places!! Zucchini noodles (slightly steamed) topped with marinara sauce, “meatballs” and sprinkled with nutritional yeast. Delicious!!

Black Bean Burgers

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Dinner tonight was these scrumptious Black Bean burgers with oven baked fries!   Combine all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse until fully mixed. The mixture may be a little on the “liquid” side. You can add more bread crumbs if you like…

Mexican Style Stuffed Zucchini

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It’s zucchini season here in Utah and with 4 huge plants (what was I thinking) I’m pretty sure we will be eating a LOT of zucchini!! This right here is going to become a staple for sure. I was shocked to see my kids eat…

Flatbread

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Oh boy was this easy and delicious!! The flatbread is made with 100% whole wheat flour and I was thrilled to see my kids devour it. The recipe makes a large round of dough that you can cut and roll out it large or small…

Coleslaw Salad

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The farmers markets are filled with beautiful beets right now! Here is a recipe that basically consists of beets and veggies marinated in a French dressing (try and find one that isn’t loaded with sugar)1-2 beets, steamed, cooled and cut **1 cup chopped purple cabbage1…

Veggie Pot Pie

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Not necessarily the “healthiest” meal out there (because of the crust)  but boy it sure was delicious!!! For the pie crust: 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup flour A pinch of salt A pinch of sugar Pulse this together in a food processor and…

Tom Kha Soup

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We all know we should be eating our veggies and a big bowl is an easy way to do this. This coconut Thai soup is soooo easy. The main thing you’ll need (other than veggies) is a paste called Tom Kha paste. You can find…

Quinoa Pizza Crust

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Warning: post promoting grains!!!! There are some food trends that are healthy (like steering away from processed and sugary foods) and there are some food trends that are down right dangerous!!! Eliminating whole grains from the diet is one of latter!There are a lot of…

Thai Mango Fried Rice

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It’s one thing to make healthy meals ….it’s another thing to get them to like it. This was a success on both accounts (phew) Procedures: 1. Combine, sugar, fish sauce, soy and vinegar in a small bowl; dissolve sugar. 2. Heat wok or sauté pan…

Tropical Quinoa

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The next time you have a fresh pineapple around this is what you need to make!!!! Perfectly delicious with a burst of flavor. I was missing Hawaii today and thought I would go for something tropical with my quinoa! ️️

Super CLEAN Shepherds Pie

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  Sauté the oil and onions over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms, garlic, peas and corn. Cook for 5 more minutes, stirring frequently. In a separate pot, steam the carrots and broccoli. When all the veggies are cooked, spread them out in…

Quinoa Sweet Potato Soup

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Oh how I love this soup!! It’s magnificent and truthfully one of the healthiest soups you can make (but don’t worry it doesn’t taste like those “sure-it’s-healthy-but-it-tastes-like-dirt” kind of dishes)!! I love sweet potatoes (and regular potatoes would work), I love beans and I love…

A Big ol’ pot of Vegan Chili

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C’mon there are plenty of vegan things can still be totally delicious!!! This is one of them!! The bulgur in this recipes adds a little of the consistency that people might be looking for in chili (instead if ground beef). It’s totally optional though and…

Sweet Potato Fries

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My appetite is ravenous today since @stacishort tried to kill me with an hour run on the treadmill this morning. I almost threw up after our 50th sprint!! So what better than one of my favorite foods for lunch – sweet potato fries!! (Yes I…

Miso Ginger Dressing

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Most store bought dressings are loaded with added sugars and preservatives. Here is Miso-Ginger dressing that I made yesterday and loved.  I threw everything together and blitzed it in my mini food processor. This recipe is essentially for one heaping salad, so just double it…

Veggie Stir-fry

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Who likes stir-fry?!! Such a great way to get your veggies!!!   In a large pan heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté for seven minutes or until soft. Add the mushrooms and cook for 5 more minutes, stirring frequently. Add…