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Lentil & Brown Rice Herbed Salad

Good morning, my friends! Enough about running (for now)… let’s get back to the food, shall we? :) Starting with a fun new recipe! This Brown Rice & Lentil Herbed Salad is easy to make, delicious, and packed with fiber, protein, and nutrients. Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato & Lentil Coconut Curry

I always feel really awkward writing recipe posts. I mean, how many ways can you say something is delicious? I guess it’s just easier for me to wax poetic about my runs and beautiful scenery than it is to describe a recipe. ;) But for real, friends: this really was delicious. Introducing a new favorite: Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry! It’s vegan Continue Reading …

Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad

Hello, my friends! We interrupt your regularly scheduled Italy adventure recaps for a recipe. :) Introducing my new hot weather favorite: Summer Artichoke & Pesto Pasta Salad! Served cold, preferably with some fruit, salad, or maybe some Prosecco on the side. Yep, I still have Italy on the brain, clearly. Continue Reading …

Sweet Potato Black Bean Quinoa Salad

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 …

Gluten Free Oatmeal Breakfast Bake

Introducing a gluten free Oatmeal Breakfast Bake made with almond milk & almond flour! Continue Reading …

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad

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! The proportions are up to Continue Reading …

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

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 vegan Continue Reading …

Roasted Eggplant & Red Pepper Quinoa + Apple Kale Salad

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 last time, Continue Reading …