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Mixed Greens Salad with Walnuts, Avocado and Chickpeas

Mixed Greens Salad with Walnuts, Avocado and Chickpeas

A fresh, light and healthy mixed greens salad topped with crunchy walnuts, creamy avocados and nutrient dense chickpeas that can be served for brunch, lunch or dinner. “I received free samples of California walnuts mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Walnut Commission and […]

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Asparagus and Chickpeas Pasta Salad with a Tahini Dressing (Recipe Redux)

Asparagus and Chickpeas Pasta Salad with a Tahini Dressing (Recipe Redux)

Asparagus and Chickpeas Pasta Salad with a Tahini Dressing (Recipe Redux) is nutritious, easy to prepare and conquers the “What shall I pack for lunch” rut. Happy Friday!  Have you ever been stuck in a “What shall I pack for lunch” rut.  I know I have, and I’m sure that many of you will agree […]

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Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Quinoa Salad

Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Quinoa Salad

Hellooooo and welcome 2016!!!  This is my first post on the first Monday of the New Year. I know many of us have new year resolutions to eat more healthy, balanced meals and maybe include more plant based meals in our weekly repertoire.  This chopped brussels sprouts with quinoa salad recipe fits the bill on both […]

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Meatless Monday: Greens, Beets and Quinoa Bowl with a Tahini Vinaigrette

Meatless Monday: Greens, Beets and Quinoa Bowl with a Tahini Vinaigrette

Happy Monday.  Today I’m sharing one of my favorite salads, mixed greens, beets and quinoa bowl with a tahini vinaigrette.  Is it just me, or do you feel like you are racing against time to get everything done?  Shopping, wrapping, decorating, full time jobs, caring for family and children and then there is the prepping […]

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Asian Inspired Radish, Cucumber and Celery Salad

Asian Inspired Radish, Cucumber and Celery Salad

Today’s Asian inspired radish, cucumber and celery salad is just fitting for the hot temperatures we’ve been experiencing here in NYC.  It is a truly light and refreshing salad that can easily be served for lunch.   You will notice that my recent recipes have radishes.  That’s because I have so many radishes on hand. […]

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Meatless Monday: Summer Vegetables and Black Beans with Roasted Garlic and Fennel Fronds Pesto

Meatless Monday: Summer Vegetables and Black Beans with Roasted Garlic and Fennel Fronds Pesto

Today’s Meatless Monday recipe of summer vegetables and black beans with roasted garlic and fennel fronds pesto utilizes the beautiful fronds on the fennel bulb. If you find fennel with their fronds attached in your local supermarket or farmer’s market don’t let them go to waste.  They can be used in pesto, chop them and sprinkle on […]

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Zucchini and Diakon Noodles with Black Beans and Vegetables

Zucchini and Diakon Noodles with Black Beans and Vegetables

Sometimes its difficult to find a decent lunch time meal that is healthy and satisfying. Today, I’m sharing this quick and simple recipe that is easy to put together. This zucchini and diakon noodles with black beans and vegetables is a healthy meal option that can be prepared for lunch whether you are eating at […]

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Collard Greens Wrap with Tuna and Honey Sesame Seed Dressing

Collard Greens Wrap with Tuna and Honey Sesame Seed Dressing

  Hey guys, I apologize for today’s late post.  I’m still trying to get this blogging thing together.  I ended up losing my original post for today, but life happens and life goes on 🙂 So instead, I’m sharing this delicious and healthy lunch wrap.   Sharing is caring…

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