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Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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As you guys know, I’m not really into recipes that take longer than about 15 minutes to prepare. I finally hit the grocery store for provisions last night, but yesterday at lunch time I was staring into our (almost empty) fridge and spied some sweet potatoes. In the cabinet, we had black beans and quinoa. And thus this simple and easy recipe was Continue Reading …

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad

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Get ready. This is going to blow your mind. 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad – you officially have no more excuses for eating fast food for dinner. :) 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad In a bowl, mix together: Cooked quinoa Salsa Hummus (any flavor) Chickpeas (canned – drained and rinsed) And that’s it. Seriously! Continue Reading …

Quinoa Salad with Pecans and Cranberries (recipe from our wedding!)

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One of my main contributions to our Thanksgiving feast this year was a delicious vegan Quinoa Salad with pecans and cranberries. This dish first made its debut at our wedding! Back when we first met with our caterer (Celebrations Catering) a year ago to figure out our reception menu, I mentioned that I’d like to have some sort of Continue Reading …

Vegan Butternut Squash & Garlicky Kale Lasagna

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On Tuesday night, my friend Gena treated me to a delicious dinner at her place! Gena and I are so busy (her working on a post-bacc and studying for the MCAT; me with grad school and dietetic internships, plus our blogs) that we usually plan our hang out sessions months ahead of time – but hanging out with her is always well worth the wait. Continue Reading …

Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Quinoa + Apple Kale Salad

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Morning! I had another fun “ingredient potluck” dinner last night with my blogger buddy Gena! I’m loving these dinner dates — we get to catch up and enjoy each other’s company and a delicious, wholesome meal, but without spending money (and with the added bonus of clearing out the random odds and ends in our fridges). Perfect! Like Continue Reading …

Healthy Dinner Collaboration: Sweet Potato & Lentil Salad with Hemp Vinaigrette

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Morning, friends! It’s been another busy week and I can’t believe how quickly it flew by. I have a fun weekend ahead — my bridal shower is tomorrow! My bridesmaids are all flying or driving in today and I can’t wait to see everyone. The shower will be an afternoon tea at my parent’s house. I’ll be sure to take lots of photos! :) One of Continue Reading …

Summer Potluck & Easy Vegan Mexican Barley Salad Recipe

I had such a fun night on Sunday — the lovely miss Gena invited me and some fellow DC foodies over for a vegan potluck feast! Gena and I have become great friends via blogging and it’s so fun to be back in the same city again. Looking forward to many more dinners! She hosted the potluck on Sunday at her place as a welcome back party for Continue Reading …

Vegan Mexican Quinoa Salad Recipe

I have a new recipe for you all today, inspired by the tacos we had over the weekend and the leftovers I wanted to use up! Meet Mexican Quinoa Salad: This came out even better than I hoped. Perfect for this hot (March?!) weather we’ve been having — and super quick and easy to make, just like all my recipes. ;) All you’re missing is a Continue Reading …