Sesame Ginger Glazed Tofu Bowls

Tofu can be a bit intimidating to work with and try if you’re a newbie. But the great news – tofu is actually super easy to work with and takes on the flavor of whatever you cook it with, so you can really make it your own. It’s filled with protein and makes for a…

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Five Bean Chili

I absolutely love building recipes out of pantry staples like beans, tomatoes, pasta, rice, grains and flavorful stock. This recipe is the perfect example of that, as it features five different types of beans, crushed and diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Plus, it uses three different spices – chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika –…

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Black Bean Tostadas

I’m here sharing yet another delicious plant-based recipe! This time it’s a recipe for Black Bean Tostadas, which take only a few minutes to make. They’re customizable, easy, nutritious and will please the entire family. Let’s get cooking!    

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Lentil Bolognese

If you’re not familiar with lentils, don’t fret! They’re easy to cook with, they take on the flavors of the dish you’re cooking and are packed with nutrition. In this recipe, I swapped out ground meat for lentils to make a vegetarian version of classic Bolognese sauce. It’s full of tomatoes, garlic, fresh and dried…

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Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

I love squash so I celebrate all winter long by making all sorts of squash recipes, including spaghetti squash with meaty tomato sauce, mashed cinnamon winter squash and butternut squash black bean chili. My latest favorite is this maple roasted acorn squash! It’s a super simple recipe with only 5 ingredients and a couple of…

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Moroccan Lentil Soup

Gosh, I simply cannot think of a better way to celebrate the start of fall than this plant-based, spice-heavy lentil soup. Even if you’re a meat eater, I think you’ll enjoy a piping hot bowl of it… It all starts with delightful aromatics, like onion, carrot and garlic sauteed in olive oil. Then, we add…

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Three Bean Salad

Guess what we’re making today? An oldie but a total goodie! I don’t know about you, but three bean salad is pretty much a staple in our household, and has been my entire life. I’ve had it a few different ways, with small adjustments to the dressing and salad contents, but overall, it’s generally a…

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Mushroom Risotto

As I post this recipe, it’s the first week of March and snow is (still) falling outside. I am really, really ready for spring and all the bright and fresh food that it brings, but I’m also completely okay with posting a comforting, hearty dish today – Mushroom Risotto. There is really no better way…

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