Mushroom, Kale and White Bean Soup

This is a delicious vegan soup that makes for a light, but satisfying lunch or an accompaniment to dinner. I love making a large pot of soup during the weekend to enjoy on busy weekdays when there’s just not enough time to cook. This soup pairs well with a loaf of rustic bread and cheese.

  • 8 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Calories: 148

Winter Fruit and Yogurt Bowl

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to compromise on eating delicious produce. A wide variety of fruit is in season during the colder months. This bowl pairs some of these seasonal fruit with creamy yogurt for a quick and easy breakfast to enjoy at home or on-the-go.

  • 2 Servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Calories: 212

Harissa Lamb Meatballs with Spaghetti Squash

This spaghetti and meatballs is, well, nothing like spaghetti and meatballs. Unlike the flavors of the traditional Italian dish that boasts garlic, basil and beef or pork, this recipe contains the North African smoky spice blend Harissa along with mint, lemon zest and lamb. These meatballs have an extra plant boost with fresh mushrooms blended … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30-40 mins
  • Calories: 378

Whole Grain Pear Muffins with Pecans

If there's one breakfast food that is both convenient for busy mornings on-the-go and enjoyable to savor slowly with a cup of coffee or hot tea, it's a muffin.

  • 12 muffins Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Calories: 185

Tuna Salad Niҫoise

Niҫoise salad originates from the French city of Nice and is known to have black (Niҫoise) olives, anchovies, hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes and capers. My Tuna Salad Niҫoise doesn’t stray much from this classic pescetarian favorite. Here I use caperberries instead of capers, which are easier to eat around for those who do not like the … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 423

How to Pack the Perfect Jar Salad

Jar salads are a fun and convenient meal prep strategy for busy people on-the-go. Storing your pre-made salads in jars can help keep the ingredients from getting soggy, plus they line up nicely in the fridge so you can easily see what you got for the week. Include all of your favorite leafy greens, salad … Continued

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Green Egg in a Hole

Egg in a hole is a fun way to enjoy egg and toast. It’s a hot breakfast made with love that’s actually pretty easy and fast. This one is extra delicious because it uses fresh-from-the-bakery olive bread. This one is made with the olive bread from Gjusta, which has both green and black olives. The … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 4 mins
  • Calories: 383

Coconut Lime Mung Bean Stew

If you like lentil soup, you will love this mung bean stew. The lime, ginger and coconut milk in it elevates this stew with Thai flavors and delicious aromas. Just like lentils, mung beans are nutritionally dense and bursting with plant-protein. Though they aren’t among the most popular beans in the U.S., you can still … Continued

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Calories: 303

Velvety Kabocha Squash Soup

Food has the power to transcend. One bite can take us to a different place and time. We used to love a little Italian restaurant in mid-city Los Angeles called Cube. Although Cube has been closed for years now, I still remember their delicious food, especially the kabocha squash soup on their autumn menu. Unlike … Continued

  • 6 Servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Calories: 111

Crock-pot Chicken Salsa Verde

Although I am not about to tell you the whole birth story, my Crock-pot Chicken Salsa takes me right back to that pregnancy.

  • 4 Servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 hours 30 mins
  • Calories: 237
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