Cranberry and Roasted Yam Quinoa Salad

This tasty roasted yam & quinoa salad is tossed in a savory maple-balsamic dressing, sweetened with dried cranberries with a delicious crunch of toasted pumpkin seeds. Enjoy on its own as a simple lunch or as a flavor-packed side dish! Preparation + Cook Time: 50 minutes Makes 6-7 servings Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1.5 lbs of yams/sweet […]

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Chickpea Noodle Soup

The weather is finally becoming chilly here in California, which motivates me to make lots of soups. This high-protein soup is a vegan alternative to the classic chicken noodle soup. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 50 minutes Makes 8-9 servings Ingredients: 1 small yellow onion 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp minced garlic 1 cup […]

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Pumpkin Hummus

Are you having trouble finding the perfect appetizer to bring to your thanksgiving potluck? This pumpkin hummus is festive, wholesome, and delicious. Enjoy this tasty dip with some chips, crackers, or fresh vegetables. Preparation + Cook time=  10 minutes Ingredients: 1 can of chickpeas, drained 1 Tbsp of tahini 1 Tbsp of olive oil 1/2 […]

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Wild Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash

As I was browsing the produce section of the grocery store, I couldn’t help but buy these gorgeous butternut squashes. I decided to top them with a thanksgiving-inspired wild rice stuffing. This stuffing is filled with cooked vegetables, dried cranberries, tasty herbs, and sweet Bartlett pears with a hint of orange zest and maple flavor. […]

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Vegetable Risotto

This recipe is creamy and delicious, packed with healthy vegetables and exploding with savory Italian flavor. I like to enjoy this dish with a side of vegan sausage for some extra protein. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time=  40 minutes Makes 5-6 servings Ingredients: 1 shallot, diced 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 1.5 […]

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Tofu & Vegetable Curry

A classic curry is one of my favorite meals- flavorful, filling, and nutritious. This coconut-milk based curry is packed with tasty vegetables and tofu. If you prefer to use different vegetables or protein source, just swap it out for your preferred ingredient. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time=  45 minutes Makes 4-5 servings Ingredients: 14 oz […]

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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

It is finally soup season in my kitchen! This sweet potato soup is savory and creamy with a hint of warm, aromatic spices. It is surprisingly filling but tastes lovely with a side of fresh toasted bread. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time=  65 minutes Makes 4-5 servings Ingredients: 1.5 lbs of sweet potatoes (peeled and […]

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