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Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush is an irresistibly delicious dip made with roasted eggplant. Hummus doesn’t hold a candle to the rich & creamy flavor of baba ganoush! Make this dip as an appetizer or side for a get-together, it’s sure to be a crowd favorite. Serve alongside 

Garden Quinoa Salad

Garden Quinoa Salad

Garden Quinoa Salad is a great way to prep your lunch or for bringing a healthy side to a potluck. Enjoy this salad as an appetizer or a main dish and serve it with your dressing of choice. Feel free to mix and match with 

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Southwest Quinoa Salad makes for a quick and fantastic side dish, appetizer, or lunch prep for the week. This can be served at a potluck or alongside some fajitas or main protein. You may serve this dish with the quinoa fresh and hot, but we chose to chill it for this recipe. For a low-fat option, you can choose to omit the avocado.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6 Time: 35 minutes

Southwest Quinoa Salad

  • 15.5 oz can red kidney beans, drained & rinsed
  • 15.25 oz can corn, drained & rinsed
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-2 jalepeños, diced
  • 1/2 red yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, rinsed & chopped
  • 1 avocado, cubed

Directions

  1. In a rice cooker or stove top pot, combine 2 cups of water ith the rinsed quinoa. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to a low simmer (covered) and allow to cook for 20-25 minutes or until fluffy.
  2. When the quinoa is done cooking, set aside in a bowl to chill in the refrigerator.
  3. Meanwhile, drain and rinse the beans and corn in a strainer or colander.
  4. Next, add the beans and corn to a large mixing bowl.
  5. Prepare the onions, jalepeño, bell pepper, and cilantro and add to the mixing bowl.
  6. Add in the cumin, salt, black pepper, and cayenne, and stir together well.
  7. Then, add in the lime juice, cooked quinoa, avocado, and chopped romaine.
  8. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
  9. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy.

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22 Spring Recipes for 2022

22 Spring Recipes for 2022

Spring is the season for growth and change, get your health habits off to the right start this Spring by trying these recipes! Check out these 22 Spring Recipes for 2022 from some of our favorite selection of recipes and other delights from our favorite 

Tofu Dip & Crudite

Tofu Dip & Crudite

Tofu Dip & Crudité is super easy to make and is perfect for a potluck. This appetizer is a great alternative to hummus or ranch dip. Serve with raw vegetables, crackers, pita chips, or pretzels. Ingredients Serves: 5-8 Tofu Dip & Crudité 1 block extra 

Microgreen Salad

Microgreen Salad

Microgreen Salad with baby lettuce and seasonal root vegetables makes for a tender and delicate salad that’s perfect for lunch or an appetizer. Not to mention, microgreens pack a nutritional punch being rich in Vitamins K, E, & C, lutein, and beto-carotene.

Ingredients

Serves: 1-2

Microgreen Salad

  • 1/4 cup microgreens
  • 2 cups fresh baby lettuce
  • 1 small carrot, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 Tbs olive oil
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Optional toppings: Shredded mozzarella, roasted sunflower seeds, chopped scallions

Directions

  1. Rinse and dry your produce.
  2. Then, chop the carrots and radish.
  3. Toss the vegetables in a bowl and mix together with the balsamic, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Top with optional toppings and enjoy!

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Mushroom Wild Rice & Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Mushroom Wild Rice & Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Mushroom Wild Rice & Roasted Brussels Sprouts make for a delicious combination of sides or a hearty main dish. Wild Rice is rich in potassium, fiber, protein, and vitamin B6 and can play a role in maintaining a healthy metabolism. Wild rice is also not 

Tofu Egg Salad

Tofu Egg Salad

Tofu Egg Salad is deceptively delicious if you’re looking for a lean protein that is relatively low in calories and fat. Serve as a sandwich or wrap with lettuce and tomato and impress your tofu-skeptical friends with this easy to prepare dish. Ingredients Serves: 5 

Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Soup

Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Soup

Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Soup is rich, creamy, and loaded with flavor & nutrients. This soup is excellent for the colder months. Sweet potatoes have been found to reduce the risk of one cancer, in particular, colorectal cancer. They are also rich in vitamin A which is beneficial for individuals with that deficiency.

Ingredients

Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Soup

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled & diced
  • 1 can lite coconut milk*
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbs red curry paste
  • 1 Tbs curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 vegetable bouillon cube
  • 1/4 tsp thai chili flakes or cayenne
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • Optional toppings: chopped cilantro, curry toasted cashews, jalapeno

Curry Toasted Cashews

Mix 1/4 cup chopped, raw cashews in a bowl with a splash of olive oil and a generous pinch of curry powder. Bake in the oven at 400ºF for 5-6 minutes or until golden.

*Light coconut milk is a low-fat alternative. You may also substitute for unsweetened, unflavored soy or nut milk, cow’s milk (for non-vegan), or you may dilute regular coconut milk with water (i.e. 2/3 cup coconut milk + 1/3 cup water for a recipe that calls for 1 cup)

Directions

  1. After your vegetables have been prepped, in a large stovetop pot heat the olive oil on high heat.
  2. Then, once the oil is hot, sauté the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Next, add the curry paste, seasonings and vegetable bouillon. Stir together for another 3 minutes, reducing the heat to medium-high.
  4. Add the sweet potato and stir in for 1-2 more minutes.
  5. Then, add the coconut milk and lime juice.
  6. Bring the mixture to a low boil and then reduce heat to low.
  7. Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 10-20 minutes or until sweet potato is soft.
  8. Once the sweet potatoes have softened, blend your soup by transferring it to a blender in batches or using an immersion blender.
  9. Serve the soup after it has been blended.
  10. Top with optional toppings and enjoy!

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Homemade Cashew Cheese

Homemade Cashew Cheese

Homemade Cashew Cheese is a delicious, herby delight to enjoy as an appetizer or side for a dinner party. Serve this cashew cheese up with some sourdough crackers or fresh, raw vegetables. Ingredients Homemade Cashew Cheese 1 hefty cup raw cashews, soaked in water for