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Edamame & Quinoa Salad

Like so many of my recipes, this meal was born out of necessity. I was short on time. I was freakin' hot in my apartment (I live in an older complex and during the summer the AC can't keep up with the Texas heat). So I popped my head into the fridge to see what… Continue reading Edamame & Quinoa Salad

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Avocado Salsa

You might be wondering "isn't this guacamole?" Well, it's not. Guacamole traditionally includes cilantro and raw onions, two foods I do not like. Guacamole is also not traditionally made with hot peppers. Also, guacamole is traditionally creamy/smashed. Before I continue to over-use the word "traditionally," let's move on... This avocado salsa makes a great dip… Continue reading Avocado Salsa

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What’s In Season: September Edition

Hi! Welcome to my blog series "What's In Season." I live in the United States, so I am sorry to say that this series is limited to the U.S. Even within the U.S., what is in season can vary regionally and I will try my best to give a general overview that applies to most… Continue reading What’s In Season: September Edition

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Banana and Strawberry Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

Waffles for breakfast is not a groundbreaking idea, I know. But sometimes I like to play up my toast-for-breakfast routine and opt for a waffle sandwich. If you have a waffle maker, great! Use your favorite waffle recipe to make two. If you don't have a waffle maker, despair not! I don't either. Enter: frozen… Continue reading Banana and Strawberry Waffle Breakfast Sandwich

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Meatless Burrito Bowl with Avocado Rose

I love burritos and I don't want to tire of the typical tortilla with fillings. So I started to make burrito bowls, which allow me to use whatever is in the fridge (bonus → reduced food waste). Although using up extra veggies leads to a different bowl every time, there are some staples in my… Continue reading Meatless Burrito Bowl with Avocado Rose

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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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Guest Post: Top 4 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Guest writer Rhyan writes about food waste: I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts recently. They had an episode that resonated with me about food waste. The opening line was “Around 40% of edible food in the US is not eaten and the average family of four throws out up to $2,200 worth… Continue reading Guest Post: Top 4 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

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Balsamic Cavatappi Pasta with Roasted Veggies

Looking for an easy and delicious plant-based recipe? ↓ When pasta company Banza emailed me asking if I would like to participate in their new plant-based ingredients only recipe contest, of course I said yes! They kindly mailed me a box of cavatappi pasta (full disclosure: also some coupons for free pasta boxes). So how do… Continue reading Balsamic Cavatappi Pasta with Roasted Veggies

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Lazy White Cheddar Shells with Edamame and Spinach

It started like this: Today was one of those days in which your mood can only be described as lazy. I had a stressful day yesterday and I wanted today to be extra easy. For dinner, I was craving my Pesto and Edamame Pasta Salad. But first, I would need to empty out the pot… Continue reading Lazy White Cheddar Shells with Edamame and Spinach

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Chocolate-Raspberry Oatmeal

I had chocolate chips in my oatmeal this morning and I loved it! It was just what I needed today 🙂 At the end of this article I share the recipe. But first, let's have a short conversation. Why was it okay to eat chocolate in my breakfast? Read on please...Have you found your food… Continue reading Chocolate-Raspberry Oatmeal