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Recipe containing beans, lentils and seeds

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Stew with Potato Puree

Hearty Vegetable Lentil Stew with Potato Puree

Fall is in full swing now in the northern hemisphere and the temperatures are dropping. As the weather gets cooler we naturally begin to crave more hearty feeling and heavy foods. And this recipe for a vegetable lentil stew is perfect for a cool or […]

Black Bean and Veggie Vegan Skillet Enchiladas

Black Bean and Veggie Vegan Skillet Enchiladas

I’m back with a little bit more Texmex inspired by my recent trip back to the US and my home state of Texas!!  While visiting I definitely indulged in my favorite — enchiladas!!  But honestly the meal left me feeling crazy heavy and just not […]

Crispy Chickpea Burger Patties

Crispy Chickpea Burger Patties

The best crispy chickpea burger patties ever!!  I swear!  The inspiration for this recipe came from a vegan cooking class that I took in Lima, Peru.  The chef taught us three different techniques to use to make vegan burgers and they were all great, but […]

Vegan Mediterranean Bulgur Bowl

Vegan Mediterranean Bulgur Bowl

Grain and legume bowls like this Vegan Mediterranean Bulgur Bowl are perfect for meal prep.  Why? Here are the top 3 reasons: The ingredients are all easily made and packaged ahead of time. Everything transports really well. No need to heat up — simply toss […]

How to cook perfectly flavored steamed veggies

How to cook perfectly flavored steamed veggies

A short time back, I had a friend ask me some basic questions about steaming veggies!  He doesn’t cook a lot but asked some really good questions that inspired me to create this post about the BEST techniques to use to produce flavored steamed veggies. […]

Meal Prep Made Easy: Asian Salad Bowls

Meal Prep Made Easy: Asian Salad Bowls

I am kicking off a new series of posts centered on meal prep.  Planning out your meals for the week is my #1 healthy habit that I use for myself and also to help others, like you, stay on track with healthy eating.   Once you […]

Cooking Up Vegetarian Sweet Potato Nachos

Cooking Up Vegetarian Sweet Potato Nachos

Who likes nachos??  They are one of my favorites!!  Especially when piled high with my favorite Tex-Mex ingredients such as black beans, melted cheese, avocado and jalapenos.  But in today’s recipe for Vegetarian Sweet Potato Nachos,  I’m changing it up just a bit and exchanging […]

Mexican Cauliflower Burrito Bowl with Refried Beans

Mexican Cauliflower Burrito Bowl with Refried Beans

I love this Mexican Cauliflower Burrito Bowl but I am conflicted about cauliflower rice. That may sound crazy but substituting cauliflower for regular rice gives me pause.  You may be thinking to yourself right now, “what is this crazy girl talking about?”  However, the dilemma […]

Sprouted lentil recipe and how to grow sprouts

Sprouted lentil recipe and how to grow sprouts

  Today’s sprouted lentil recipe is inspired by my fascination with learning to grow my own sprouts from beans and seeds. It’s been a thing for a while and I’ve always wanted to give it a try, but never got around to it. This is […]