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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 …

Almond Breeze Oatmeal Breakfast Bake (Gluten Free)

Good morning! New recipe for you guys today – a gluten free & dairy free Oatmeal Breakfast Bake made with Almond Breeze & 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 …

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 margarita! Continue Reading …

Tofu, Walgreens Photo Center Fun, & VEGAS!

Morning! One of my favorite things about going out to eat is bringing home leftovers — I know some people hate leftovers, but I love them — especially when reinventing them into something new. When my friend Lu and I got pho on Monday, the bowls were so enormous that we both took half home. I decided last night to bust it back out, but I’d Continue Reading …

“Cheesy” Vegan Mushroom Quinoa

I came up with a delicious new vegan creation over the weekend! I was craving my Comforting Pumpkin Quinoa and started to make that, but, as I began to cook, I decided I wanted something more like my “Cheesy” Coconut Sautéed Chickpeas and Kale (SO good). It worked out well since I’m generally incapable of following a recipe exactly, even if Continue Reading …