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Nourishing Eggs, Beans, and Rice Bowl

Pinto beans were, and as an adult continue to be, a household staple in my childhood home. I remember thinking from a young age that beans keep you strong and healthy- that was the perception imparted on me! There's rice under all those toppings, I promise! Now, as a nutrition student, I've come to realize… Continue reading Nourishing Eggs, Beans, and Rice Bowl

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How to Build A “Nourish Bowl”

A nourish bowl is typically a plant-based meal full of legumes, veggies, and complete in protein. It is also called a Buddha bowl by some, but I do not think this is an appropriate name. "Nourish bowl" is much more reflective of what it is meant to be. To make a nourish bowl, you don't… Continue reading How to Build A “Nourish Bowl”

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Turmeric Egg Bake

I always struggle coming up with the names for my recipes. This egg bake is a perfect example of that! Should I highlight the fact that it is an easy meatless dinner? That it has turmeric, a possible anti-inflammatory spice? Or that I used beautiful multi-colored cherry tomatoes? Is this technically a frittata and should… Continue reading Turmeric Egg Bake

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Spicy Salsa Shakshuka

Do you love eggs at any hour of the day?If yes, keep on readin'! This recipe is a fun Mexican twist on a classic dish. While there are thousands of shakshuka recipes floating around, this one gets it spice from jalapeños! The combination of jalapeños, tomatoes, and onions mirrors the vibrant flavors of salsa. Serve… Continue reading Spicy Salsa Shakshuka

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Lentil Soup with Whole Grain Rotini and Veggies

Plant-Based Eating Made Easy Eating a plant-based meal does not have to be intimidating or difficult. But sometimes it seems that way, at least for me it did in the beginning. Now, I eat a plant-based dinner at least twice a week. Whole grains and legumes are complimentary proteins, meaning that these two foods together… Continue reading Lentil Soup with Whole Grain Rotini and Veggies