Strawberry salad

Strawberry Basil Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup fresh basil 1 cup dried quinoa, cooked (makes about 3 cups) 1½ cups fresh strawberries, sliced or chopped ¼ cup shelled pistachios, chopped Salt and pepper to taste, optional Crumbled feta cheese, optional Steps: To flavor the olive oil with basil, in small pan, heat the olive oil […]
Black Bean Bulgar Orange Salad

Black Bean Bulgur Orange Salad

Ingredients 1 cup bulgur (or any other grain) 1 orange, zest and juice 2 tsp wine vinegar 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp cumin 1 (15 oz) can black (or other) beans, drained and rinsed 1 red bell pepper, chopped in small pieces (or any crunchy vegetable) 4 scallions, chopped in small pieces […]
Mushroom Burger

Mighty Mushroom Blended Burger

Ingredients: ½ lb any variety fresh mushrooms (caps and stems) 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided 1 lb 93% lean ground beef (or turkey) ½ tsp salt 4 whole wheat...
Easy Apple-Cinnamon Oat Breakfast Souffle

Easy Apple-Cinnamon Oat Breakfast Souffle

Ingredients: 1 egg (or 2 large egg whites or ¼ cup egg substitute) 1⁄3 cup milk 1⁄3 cup quick-cooking oats ½ cup finely chopped apple (divided) ¼ tsp ground cinnamon pinch of salt (optional) ¼ cup nonfat Greek yogurt Steps: Beat egg and milk in 2-cup microwave-safe bowl until blended. Stir in oats, 1⁄4 cup […]

Tumeric Roasted Cauliflower with Tomatoes

Ingredients 1⁄4 cup olive oil 1 tsp sea salt 1⁄2 tsp ground turmeric 1⁄8 tsp cayenne pepper 1 large head cauliflower, cut into florets (about 10 cups) 12 oz cherry tomatoes, halved (about 2 cups) 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro Steps: Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix oil, sea salt, turmeric, and cayenne pepper in small […]

Black-Eyed Pea Stew

Steps: Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed stock pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic. Cook until the onions are translucent, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Add chicken broth, barley, tomatoes, oregano, pepper, red pepper flakes, and balsamic vinegar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until barley is soft, approximately 30 […]

Easy Black Bean Soup

Steps: Blend 2 cans of the beans with the tomato paste until the beans are broken down into a thick (but not necessarily smooth) paste. Heat a large pot over medium-high head. Add the bean paste, remaining black beans, and remaining broth, and stir to combine. Add the cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper and let […]

Maple and Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: Vegetables: 2 lbs Brussels sprouts 1 red onion, sliced ½ cup coarsely chopped hazelnuts (or other type of nut) ½ cup dried cranberries Vinaigrette: 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil (or other plant oil) 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup (or honey) 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp smoked paprika (optional) Salt […]

Italian Clean-the-Fridge Vegetarian Chili

Ingredients: 1 (15-oz) can black beans 1 (15-oz) can kidney beans 2 Tbsp olive oil 5 to 6 cups chopped vegetables, whatever is in your fridge or freezer ¼...

Mix ‘N Match Mediterranean Grain Salad

Ingredients 1 cup intact whole grain (such as wheat berries, brown rice, farro, sorghum, oats, millet) 1 (14.5-oz) can diced, no-salt-added tomatoes 1/3 cup olives, such as...