Vegetarian Meal Ideas

Black Bean Pasta With Olives & Cauliflower

April 9, 2014
black bean pasta with olives and cauliflower 1

I found this black bean spaghetti at Costco. Surprisingly, it’s organic, gluten-free and pretty much clean eats. There are only 2 ingredients: black beans and water. Can’t get much cleaner than that, right? How does it taste? I was thinking that, too. So much so I never thought I would actually make this pasta. I have […]

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Kitchen Sink Crock Pot Soup

October 22, 2013

I usually reserve the crock pot for Hany’s dinner. I throw in some chicken, lamb, ground beef or some other meat with some veggies and he’s good to go. I have it easy in that department.  But I hardly ever make anything for me because I end up getting sick of it after two days […]

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Creamy Sweetpotato & Mushroom “Pasta”

October 12, 2013
Creamy sweet potato pasta

Disclosure: I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post.  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sweetpotato Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest.  I was not compensated for my time. It’s fall and that means it’s time to get excited about sweet potatoes! But […]

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Raspberry Almond Butter

August 21, 2013
raspberry almond butter spread

This month’s recipe redux challenge is to raise the bar on food in jars. Well, it’s really about canning. But I don’t do much canning and besides smoothies, I don’t really eat out of jars. I’m a bowl kinda gal. However, I do make a few things and store them in jars. My favorites are chia seed […]

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Spicy Raw Vegan Chili

July 25, 2013
raw veggie walnut chili

This spicy raw vegan chili has been on my mind for weeks! Ryan and I made it a few times for our Detox Kitchen clients, and I’ve been dying to make it for myself. The cold veggies perfectly complement the spicy kick of the chili pepper sauce – which I love!  The walnut provides a meaty […]

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{recipe redux} Ryan’s Famous Almond Sesame Noodles

May 21, 2013
Sesame noodle kelp salad

Do you need a go-to dish to bring to all those graduation parties, barbecues, wedding and baby showers on your calendar? I’ve got your problem solved. Everyone loves this tasty Asian-inspired salad. It’s perfect for brunches and parties because it just gets better and better the longer it sits.  It’s also super easy to make. […]

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10 Ways to Eat Chia

May 2, 2013
chia seed 10 ways

I’m always trying to convince my clients to try chia seed.  Some of them are already on board and some look at me like I have two heads. Chia is your friend! It’s so easy to incorporate into your diet and once you get used to the texture, you’ll be adding it to everything.  But […]

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My “What to do with those sprouts?” Salad

April 10, 2013

I love sprouting.  It’s so easy and fun to do with Norah. You don’t need any fancy equipment, just a jar and some cheesecloth. Pretty much anyone can do it!  It’s also a great way to save money on produce. All you do is soak your seeds overnight, then place them in a jar sealed […]

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