How to Prepare Quinoa

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2 parts liquid, 1 part quinoa. Soak the quinoa in water first for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander. We use half water and half vegetable broth for the … [Read more...]

Quinoa, Black Bean, and Artichoke Salad

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A food staple of Peru, Bolivia, and Chile, quinoa has an earthy flavor and slight crunch.  We love it. See our how to on preparing quinoa and keep some on … [Read more...]

Thai Green Vegetable Curry

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This is one of my favorites.  Super fast to make, super simple, you can use whatever veggies you have on hand but it looks prettier (and is better for you!) … [Read more...]

Vegan Chili

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Nothing beats chili on a blustery day.  Ours has a little kick...sometimes we tone it down for the kids...sometimes we don't. The bulghur is the secret … [Read more...]

Lentil Soup

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This recipe is so easy and simple, quick to make.  I'm always so surprised by how good it tastes.  Try it, you'll like it... Ingredients: 2 carrots, … [Read more...]

Rice and Bean Burger

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Although I really dig our "Mmm Burger", this burger recipe is darn good too and contains brown rice instead of quinoa. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup smoked … [Read more...]

Potato Soup

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This easy soup recipe is something we all enjoy especially when the weather turns chilly. Ingredients: 2 stalks celery 1/2 red onion 3 baked … [Read more...]

Mmm Burger

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It has been my quest to come up with a killer burger recipe since getting serious about going plant-based and whole.  Burger cooking used to be one of  my … [Read more...]

Guacamole

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We eat this almost every day...seriously.  It's so simple, but so good! Ingredients: 1 avocado 4 T salsa Lime juice and/or lime zest if desired. (see … [Read more...]

Edamame Hummus

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Ingredients: 3 cups edamame cooked 1 t salt 5 garlic cloves 5 T tahini 3 T lemon juice 1 T olive oil 1 t cumin 2T fresh parsley 6 T … [Read more...]