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Sweet Potato Chickpea Bowl

Sweet Potato Chickpea Bowl

Sweet Potato Chickpea Bowl is made with roasted vegetables and can be served over a bed of fresh greens or rice, quinoa, or lentils. Enjoy this nutritious veggie bowl cold for lunch the next day or as a hot entree. Mix and match the vegetables 

Clementine & Kale Salad

Clementine & Kale Salad

Clementine & Kale Salad makes for a bright and refreshing meal, be it for lunch or as an appetizer for dinner. Serve it up with our green goddess dressing or our homemade tahini dressing! Ingredients Clementine & Kale Salad 4 cups kale, chopped 1-2 clementines, 

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

This Strawberry Spinach Salad is bright and refreshing. This recipe makes for a delicious lunch or side dish to the main entree. Substitute the optional toppings to your desire, or add in fresh arugula or red leaf lettuce in addition to the spinach.

Ingredients

Serves: 3-4

Strawberry Spinach Salad

  • 10-12 oz. fresh spinach, stems removed
  • 4-5 fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Optional toppings: Feta cheese, mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, roasted sunflower seeds

Directions

  1. Rinse and dry your spinach and strawberries, remove the stems, and cut the strawberries into quarters or thin slices.
  2. Add your spinach and strawberries to a large bowl.
  3. Then, top with walnuts and green onions.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, and garlic powder. Season gradually with salt and pepper, then taste and adjust as desired.
  5. Pour as much dressing as desired per serving and top with optional toppings.
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Quinoa & Capers Bowl

Quinoa & Capers Bowl

This Quinoa & Capers Bowl is a light, healthy dish that can be served as a cold salad or enjoyed hot and fresh. Mix and match with seasonal vegetables to your liking and optionally top with our tahini sauce. Ingredients Quinoa & Capers Bowl 1 

Balsamic-Honey Roasted Carrots & Vegetable Rice Pilaf

Balsamic-Honey Roasted Carrots & Vegetable Rice Pilaf

Balsamic-Honey Roasted Carrots & Vegetable Rice Pilaf with herbs makes for a delicious dinner or side dish. This recipe is moderately involved but is absolutely worth the effort if you have extra time to make a seemingly simple meal quite elegant. While we used tempeh 

Loaded Mac and Cheese

Loaded Mac and Cheese

Loaded Mac and Cheese with kidney beans, garlic, and broccoli. This recipe is vegan-friendly if you can believe it! Of course, if you prefer dairy, you can just use classic macaroni and cheese either in a box or homemade and prepare the beans and broccoli separately. This recipe is perfect for growing kids and the whole family if you need a quick, filling fix for dinner or it makes for a great potluck side.

Ingredients

Serves: 3-4 Time: 35-40 minutes

Loaded Mac and Cheese

  • 1/2 Box Pasta: macaroni, penne, rigatoni, or shell
  • 1 Tbs vegan butter
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup vegan mozzarella (optional)
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk (we used Planet Oat)
  • 1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp old bay seasoning
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, chopped

Directions

  1. In a large pot, begin boiling enough water to cover the pasta.
  2. In a small pan, add the drained kidney beans and combine them with the garlic, bay leaf, and old bay. Set heat to low and cover with a lid. Allow it to simmer for about 10-12 minutes.
  3. In another pot or using a colander over the pasta water, boil or steam the broccoli until tender but still bright green.
  4. Once the pasta water is boiling, add in the pasta and cook until soft.
  5. Set broccoli aside for later once cooked.
  6. After the pasta has cooked, remove it from the stove and drain water. Return to stove on low heat.
  7. Add vegan butter, nutritional yeast, non-dairy milk, and optional vegan cheese to the pasta. Stir well with a wooden spoon. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Remove the bay leaf from the beans and combine the beans with the pasta.
  9. Add the broccoli to the pasta.
  10. Stir well, taste, and adjust seasoning as desired.
  11. Serve with chopped scallions or extra cheese and enjoy!

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Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts that can be vegan or non-vegan! Serve these Brussels sprouts as a delicious appetizer or side dish or pair with a complete protein to add some greens to your meal. For the non-vegan version, simply replace the vegan parmesan or regular 

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus is a chickpea-free alternative to the delicious dip. This hummus recipe is creamy, low-carb, and full of flavor. Serve this hummus with your favorite crackers or vegetables, or use as a spread on a bagel or sandwich. Ingredients Roasted Cauliflower Hummus 5 

Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon Salsa

Watermelon Salsa is the perfect balance of spice, salt, and sweet and is absolutely divine in the summer. Much like a pineapple or mango salsa, this recipe for watermelon salsa has a lot of different uses to add a dynamic and fresh twist to a dish or serve as an appetizer to guests.

Ingredients

Watermelon Salsa

  • 4 cups watermelon, small dice
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper or cayenne pepper
  • Optional: 1 small jalapeño, diced

Directions

  1. Breakdown your watermelon and set aside 4 cups. Chop the watermelon into a small dice and add to a mixing bowl.
  2. Add in the diced onion (and jalapeño if desired).
  3. Mix in the mint leaves and cilantro, you may adjust these amounts to your taste.
  4. Add in the seasoning.
  5. Mix the ingredients together well.
  6. Transfer the salsa to a container with a sealable lid.
  7. Place the salsa in the refrigerator and allow it to cool for 15-25 minutes before serving.
  8. Serve with chips or as a side with fajitas, beans, and rice, or serve on a salad with cooked black beans.
  9. Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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Summer Roasted Tempeh & Vegetables

Summer Roasted Tempeh & Vegetables

Summer Roasted Tempeh & Vegetables make for a perfect side dish or served with a grain and a nice bed of fresh greens. You can mix and match with your favorite summertime vegetables such as sweet potatoes, okra, or eggplant. We paired our roasted vegetables