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Mediterranean Quinoa

Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups water ½ red onion, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 tomato, diced ½ cucumber, diced ½ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tbs fresh lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil Salt & ...

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Hearty Rainbow Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, chopped 4 carrots, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 green pepper, chopped 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 (15 ounce) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 3 cups kale, chopped 1 cup dry brown lentils 2 tbsp ...

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Beet Burgers

I created this recipe with the intent of befriending some vegetarians.  But it turns out that these beet burgers are meat-eater approved!  They’re a great alternative to your typical burger when you’re looking for something a little bit fresher and more flavorful.  I ...

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Vegan Falafels

This recipe was inspired by the 6 lb can of chickpeas my roommate brought home from Cosco! Don’t be intimidated by all the ingredients.  There is actually very little manual labor involved.  Use this recipe as a guideline and modify it to suit ...

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Paleo Burger

The classic burger & fries just got a Paleo makeover!  The result was absolutely delicious and had a ton of nutritional benefits.  The biggest struggle with the Paleo burger is actually in the condiment department because most condiments are off limits. While you ...

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Coconut Curried Chicken

Ingredients:  2 lb boneless, skinless chicken cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp fresh, grated ginger (or 1 tsp ground ginger) 1 red pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced 2 tbsp curry powder ...

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$2 Dorm Room Sushi!

Dempsey and I absolutely love sushi.  Unfortunately, generally speaking, sushi is expensive.  And the word expensive is a college student’s worst nightmare.  That’s why I created this $2 Dorm Room Sushi Recipe!  (Most sushi places charge ~$6 for a veggie roll!) This sushi ...

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Raspberry Spinach Salad

Summer is not over yet! Here is a yummy and refreshing summer recipe for a Raspberry Spinach Salad with Ginger Raspberry Vinaigrette dressing.  It is super yummy and packed with tons of nutrients.  Both Dempsey and I love raspberries and luckily they are one ...

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Quick and Easy Paella

I had the privilege of making paella, a signature Spanish dish, when I visited Spain in July.  I learned how to cook the dish from Maruchi, a chef I met in Spain.  Maruchi grew all of her own vegetables and even raised her ...

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Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

Ingredients: 6 large portobello mushroom tops, stems removed 2 ½ cups cherry tomatoes ¼ cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 cup pesto 3 cups fresh mozzarella cheese 2 tbs fresh parsley Directions: Preheat broiler Drizzle olive ...

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