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Lemon Tahini Grab-and-Go Bowl

Okay, so this isn’t really a recipe.  It’s more like a bit of guidance.  Then you get to do what you want with it.  I love this bowl because on Sunday night, I cook the beets, chickpeas, sweet potatoes and quinoa. I then chop the kale and store all the ingredients in the separate containers […]

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White Bean Rosemary soup

Rosemary White Bean Soup (Vegan)

“I came across a photo in magazine of a beautiful white bean soup.  My husband actually brought me the article and asked me to make the soup in the picture for him.  It used a unfamiliar bean that you could slow cook without having to soak first.  However, not having that bean on hand yet having plenty […]

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Roasted Veggie Tacos with Avocado Cream

“Okay, okay.  I know I just posted a very similar recipe to this one.  But I seriously could not help myself this time.  And besides, this one IS different.  The Grilled Veggie Soft Taco recipe I posted takes more time since you have to stand above a grill and cook the veggies.  This one takes […]

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Rosemary-Garlic-Dijon Red Potatoes (Vegan)

I have to tell you, I’m not really a potato salad kind of girl.  That doesn’t stop me from piling a big helping on my plate at every picnic and barbecue though.  The thing is, I love potatoes and I really want to love potato salad.  But it always seems bland and boring to me. I usually […]

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Chickpea, garlic and braised kale spaghetti-overhead

Chickpea, Garlic and Braised Kale Spaghetti (Vegan, Gluten Free)

“I just bought a new cookbook at Costco and spent the good part of my recent beach vacation reading and marking up the recipes I wanted to try.  It’s not a vegetarian cookbook but it has an abundant amount of meatless recipes in it and the ones that contain meat are easy enough to alter. […]

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Vegan Mexican Pasta Bake (Gluten Free)

“I love taking an hour or two to lovingly prepare, cook and savor a good meal.  But sometimes we just need a good go-to meal that comes together quickly and saves for great leftovers.  I find that this dish tends to be one of those meals for me.  I only need a few fresh ingredients […]

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Kale salad with lemon tahini dressing

Raw Kale Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing (Vegan)

“Spring is here but I find my daily cooking is still lingering on the winter side of things.  Seattle weather has been warm these past few days and a sunny 71 degree forecast in April is a nice little gift . . . that is until I stepped on the scale this morning and realized […]

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Toasted Cashew Nut, Bok Choy and Baked Tofu with Marmalade Sauce (Vegan)

“With signs of Spring making its appearance, I am emerging from the dark warm cave of comfort called home and finding myself more busy with outside chores and activities.  That means less time in the kitchen which requires faster methods of cooking.  Hence, Spring and Summer usually bring our household more salads, pastas and stir fry’s. […]

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Vegetarian Greek Gyros (Vegan Instructions Too)

“Our neighbor owns a restaurant where they serve some of the best Gyros this side of town.  That of course means we have had our fair share of these warm and delicious wraps.  I just love the flavors of the Gyro meat  (typically lamb or shaved beef), yogurt sauce and fresh tomatoes all wrapped up […]

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Mama Mia! “Meatball” Sub (Vegan)

“In my meat-eating days, boy did I love a good meatball sub from Subway.  The soft bread, Italian style meatballs and marinara sauce were a quick fix when I was super hungry and needed something fast and delicious.   This version is as every bit delicious and of course, better for you!  This can also […]

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