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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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Gluten-Free Bread

This is the recipe for my all-time favorite gluten-free sandwich bread that I adapted from the magazine Living Without.  It is relatively fool-proof and looks beautiful when it’s done!  To use as sandwich bread, simply slice horizontally. It yields four hearty sandwiches.  Store ...

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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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Vegetarian Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls

This week’s recipe is a favorite of mine.  These rice paper rolls are simple to prepare and make a great dinner or party appetizer.  They are satisfying and delicious but won’t leave you feeling too full.  Test them out and let me know what your think! ...

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Avocado Tuna Salad

Ingredients: 1.5 oz canned tuna ½ avocado 1-2 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs chopped red onion 1 medium clove minced garlic ¼ tsp chili powder Pinch of salt and pepper (Optional: ¼ tsp cayenne pepper) Directions: Open tuna and drain water Combine tuna, ...

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