White Bean and Kale Soup

When the weather is cold like this, there is nothing better than a nice bowl of soup. Even better when the soup tastes great and is good for you! This is a wonderful soup to start the New Year off with – it’s rich and satisfying, but super-healthy to help make up for all of […]

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Mexican Quinoa Salad #vegan

Made from fresh vegetables and whole grain quinoa, this dish is highly-nutritious and makes a delicious picnic or potluck dish. Even better, it’s simple to throw together! Ingredients 3 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup uncooked) 1/3 cup diced red onion 1 clove garlic, crushed 3/8 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 1/4 […]

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Chipotle Peach Potatoes

These potatoes are absolutely addictive! Feel free to use any dried fruit you’d like – the sweetness of the fruit combined with the spiciness of the chipotle is a great combo!  Great dish to bring to potlucks, and really easy to throw together.    Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-3 chipotles in adobo sauce, minced ¼ […]

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Mexican Quinoa Salad

Made with vegetables and whole grain quinoa, this dish is highly-nutritious and makes a delicious picnic or potluck dish. Even better, it’s simple to throw together! Ingredients 3 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup uncooked) 1/3 cup diced red onion 1 clove garlic, crushed 3/8 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup […]

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Vegetable Mango Stir-Fry

This is a great stir-fry to take for lunches. It reheats very well! I love adding mangos to dishes when they are in season here. They’re a bit of a pain to slice, but their flavor can’t be beat!  The sweetness of the mangoes pairs well with the spiciness of the rooster sauce!    8 […]

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Mediterranean meatless balls

These meatless balls are so yummy! Try a few of them on top of a salad, or on a bed of couscous topped with roasted vegetables and a bit of balsamic. Either way you’ll thank yourself! The feta cheese is really yummy in this – you’re not going to want to leave it out!  Plus, […]

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Black Bean-Quinoa Salad with Basil-Lemon Dressing

Quinoa contains more protein than any other grain. This hearty salad is great for taking for lunches during the week in the summer. It is both light and filling! Cooking the quinoa is the most time-consuming part of this, so it comes together very quickly. Eat as is, or put on top of some spinach […]

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Spicy Orange Tofu

This sweet and spicy take on a classic chinese take out meal comes together quickly and reheats well – perfect to take with you for lunch! Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture before I ate all of it, but you should definitely try it out! Spicy Orange Tofu 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic 1/2 […]

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Incredibly Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

Now that the weather has finally cooled off here, I’ve been in the mood for soup.  This chili is hearty and hits the spot on a cool winter’s day!  As an added bonus, it’s incredibly simple to make.  I forgot to take a picture, but this was really good – trust me!   Vegetarian Black […]

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Sundried Tomato Cream and Pasta

Now that I’m working, it’s really important that my meals are quick and easy, in addition to being healthy!  Little Miss loved helping make this! This recipe tastes great, comes together quickly, and is perfect for those hot days when you don’t want to heat up the kitchen. The mushrooms aren’t necessary, but they add […]

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