Vegetarian Meal Ideas

{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
sproutsalad6

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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{recipe} Tomato Rosemary Scones

April 1, 2013
rosemary tomato scone

Ever had a savory scone? I hadn’t…until my sister brought over these tomato rosemary scones for Easter brunch.  I love scones, they’re probably my most favorite bakery food and I would choose a scone over a donut or a bagel any day. I’ve tried to make them a few times before but being the non-baker […]

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5 Ways with Meyer Lemons

January 23, 2013

I bought meyer lemons last week and they are still sitting in my fridge. I need to use them.  I’ve been searching online for some fun recipes that use ingredients I already have in my pantry. I turned to Google and Pinterest to find recipes with food I have on hand.  I searched cauliflower, lentils, […]

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{recipe} Avocado & Pomegranate Salsa

December 27, 2012
guacamole

I love a dish that transforms a familiar taste into something amazing….like this sweet and savory salsa.  It’s like guacamole kicked up a few notches. Which is tough, since  guac is quite perfect on it’s own.  But let me tell you, I could have eaten the entire bowl of this delicious salsa. For one, it’s gorgeous! […]

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{recipe} Black Pepper Tempeh with Cauliflower & Kale

November 26, 2012

Happy post-Thanksgiving holiday and let’s give a warm welcome to Meatless Monday. Yes? I went to Trader Joe’s Sunday afternoon thinking nobody would be there but it was jam-packed with people. I was kind of surprised with all the leftovers abound! I’m still working on my pantry challenge (have yet to put a dent in […]

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{recipe} Butternut Squash with Leeks & Baby Spinach

November 15, 2012

This recipe is the love child of this dish and the contents of my refrigerator. It came out quite tasty, if not delicious.  Next time I would probably use lentils instead of quinoa just to make it more hearty…and because I’m a little obsessed with lentils. In case you didn’t know, butternut squash is not just […]

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