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    Recipe: {Tricolor Quinoa with Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes} V+GF

Recipe: {Tricolor Quinoa with Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes} V+GF

A new go-to dish— easy enough to prepare while juggling a toddler and newborn, packed with nutrient-dense ingredients, satisfying and delicious! Ingredients 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 2 cups chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup pine nuts 2/3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon minced garlic 4 cups [...]

Recipe: {Creamy Polenta with Roasted Root Vegetables} V+GF

This delicious little dish from Naturally Ella is comforting in a good-for-you way! Ingredients VEGETABLES 1 parsnip 1 rutabaga 1-2 red beets 1 tablespoon olive oil POLENTA 4 cups water ½ teaspoon sea salt 1 cup polenta ½ teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoon fresh parsley 1 tablespoon butter (or Earth Balance) TOPPING 1 ounce blue cheese (I used goat cheese. Omit [...]
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    Recipe: {Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Mustard-Tahini Dressing}

Recipe: {Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Mustard-Tahini Dressing}

Quinoa salads are so easy to prepare. This salad is full of simple nutrient dense ingredients and is light but satisfying. You can make it ahead of time, keep it in the refrigerator and have a great option ready to go for a snack [...]
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    Recipe: {Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup with White Beans & Spinach}

Recipe: {Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup with White Beans & Spinach}

Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 large sweet potato, or two smaller sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch chunks 1 teaspoon thyme 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 1/2 cups cannellini beans 1/2 cup quinoa 4 cups spinach 6-8 cups vegetable stock Crushed red pepper flakes Salt [...]

Recipe: {Hummus-Crusted Cauliflower Steaks} V+GF

Simple, healthy, delicious side dish from Susan Voisin's FatFree Vegan Kitchen blog. Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower (you will use only half) Sea salt and pepper 2/3 cup hummus Fresh rosemary Preparation Preheat oven to 400°F. Wash the cauliflower and trim off all the leaves and the bottom of the stem. Place [...]

Recipe: {Pumpkin Spice & Coconut Muffins} V+GF

These seasonal muffins from Green Kitchen Stories are not overly sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or served with frosting for dessert. The coconut milk makes them satisfying but light, and the orange and spices lend a warming flavor perfect for Fall. Dry Ingredients 1/2  cup [...]
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    Recipe: {Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes with Ramps} V+GF Optional

Recipe: {Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes with Ramps} V+GF Optional

Simple, healthy, whole food is anything but ordinary in Vegetarian Everyday by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. The creators of the Green Kitchen Stories blog are known for their creative flavor combinations, gorgeous styling, and colorful photography. This is one of our family's favorite recipes from the vibrant cookbook. [...]

Recipe: {Açaí Berry Cacao aka ABC Truffles} P+R+V+GF

These berry chocolately truffles demand attention and appreciation. The inherent guilt-free richness of açaí and cacao announce decadence before a single bite is even consumed. I dare you to eat one in less than two bites! Ingredients 1/2 cup açaí powder 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons cacao powder 3/4 cup [...]

Recipe: {Mushroom Poblano Tart in Cornmeal Crust} V+GF

Inspired by a polenta cornmeal crust from the book Ancient Grains for Modern Meals by Maria Speck and a mushroom poblano filling featured in Bon Appétit, this easy-to-prepare tart is perfectly delicious any time of day. Cornmeal, poblano chile peppers and crimini mushrooms make a divine [...]

Recipe: {Harvest Cake with Vanilla Cream} P+V+GF

Bring together the flavors of the season with this comforting cake adapted from Roost blog. Slightly spiced, naturally sweetened and entirely free of grain, gluten and dairy, this earthy cake is delicious and leaves you feeling good. If you prefer a layered cake, simply [...]