chickpea chick’n/tuna salad

Chickpeas can make a great replacement for chicken or tuna in this easy cold salad. Loaded with protein, chickpeas can offer 20grams of protein in 1/2cup serving! I can't get enough of this as a topping for a green salad or a side or main dish for meals. Also makes a great sandwich filling.   … Continue reading chickpea chick’n/tuna salad

steamed sweet potato + kale and sprouted legumes + chickpeas with lemon-tahini drizzle

This is a pretty standard dinner/lunch that's easy to prepare and super packed with nutrients and simple fresh flavors. Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, sliced in large discs (sliced like a loaf of bread) 1 head of kale, stems removed and torn or chopped into small pieces 1 can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup … Continue reading steamed sweet potato + kale and sprouted legumes + chickpeas with lemon-tahini drizzle

Quinoa+Steamed Veggies with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Fresh homemade sauces are a great way to season and spice up simple, clean meals. try this lemony sauce as a topping on your meals, dipping sauce for raw veggies or as a salad dressing. Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa (or rice) 1 bunch kale, chopped or ripped into bite size pieces 1 … Continue reading Quinoa+Steamed Veggies with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Gnocchi with Sage Butter and Squash

This is a hearty dish to warm your insides with creamy, delicious, winter flavors. I have not yet made my own gnocchi but I've been getting some fresh at the local markets. There are also several GF varieties available now. Ingredients: 1 package fresh gnocchi 1 small butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded and diced into small … Continue reading Gnocchi with Sage Butter and Squash

Thanksgiving Tofu + Stuffing Towers

This recipe was partly inspired by a recipe I saw floating about on Twitter and partly my own favorite Thanksgiving flavors. You'll need a few special tools for this one, but it's quite easy to assemble once all of the ingredients are made. You will need a large biscuit cutter or circle cookie cutter. Ingredients: … Continue reading Thanksgiving Tofu + Stuffing Towers

Curried Lentil and Rice Soup

While we staying the the Czech Republic for the recent cyclo-cross World Cups, I was cooking most of the evening meals and was happy to have brought a small selection of my favorite spices. One of the most versatile dishes that week was lentil and rice soup with Penzey's Sweet Curry spice. Ingredients: 1 Cup … Continue reading Curried Lentil and Rice Soup