Category Archives: Whole Grains & Veggies

Marinated tempeh with cauliflower quinoa pilaf

Tempeh (inspired by recipe in Isa Chandra Moskowitz Appetite for Reduction) Steam it for 15 min. Marinade: 1 cup red wine 1/3 cup Kalamata olives 1 T balsamic vinegar 1-3 cloves garlic A few tsp of rosemary & thyme Pinch … Continue reading

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Roasted veggies with a kick!

This dish was inspired by this recipe from MindBodyGreen (check them out & like them on FB it is an awesome site!!). Here is what I did: Veggies (all roughly chopped): 1 lb Brussels sprouts 1 small-medium butternut squash 1 … Continue reading

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Winter wellness bowl

Here is the recipe I used tempeh rather than tofu. I steamed it first then crumbled it & lightly sautĂ©ed it with coconut oil & cayenne. I prefer tempeh unless I’m doing an Asian dish. It’s also healthier than tofu. … Continue reading

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Quinoa avocado salad with hummus dressing

Super easy!! If you have leftover quinoa & leftover hummus & some raw veggies & avocado lying around, this salad is ready in minutes! Sorry no photo for this one (I didn’t think it was going to be blog-worthy until … Continue reading

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Rainbow bowl

This recipe from Deliciously Ella is super versatile and yummy! This was my take: I made quinoa per the recipe. I made the roasted veggies with butternut squash & carrots. When they were hot from the oven I tossed them … Continue reading

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Moroccan butternut quinoa with Collard greens

Gotta love Meatout Mondays! Here is a great fall recipe. If you haven’t already, sign up for their free newsletter. You get free recipes every Monday! I substituted quinoa for the couscous because it’s less processed and more nutritious (higher … Continue reading

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Roasted beet & quinoa salad with citrus dressing & goodies!

I started with this inspiring recipe from Dishing up the Dirt. Instead of fennel, I used leftover broccoli stems! Since that’s what I had…waste not want not! But I’m sure the fennel would have been even better. Any winter squash … Continue reading

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Sesame roasted fall veggies

I know I keep posting roasted veggie recipes…but it’s fall! And guess what…this is the BEST ONE YET!!! 🙂 Sauce: 2 T sesame seeds + more for serving 2 T sesame oil 1-2 cloves garlic 2 T low-sodium gluten-free Tamari … Continue reading

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Roasted carrots, sweet potatoes & apples

Stop the presses. This is delicious. Several carrots, coarsely chopped 1 large or several small sweet potatoes, thinly sliced 1-2 apples, coarsely chopped Olive oil Cinnamon, cloves, cumin seeds, sweet Hungarian paprika, dash of cayenne, salt & pepper Preheat oven … Continue reading

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Quinoa with summer squash, chickpeas, apples, and Swiss chard

1 cup quinoa, cooked (2 c water, simmer until water is absorbed, 15-20 min) 1 onion, chopped Olive oil 1-2 cloves garlic minced or crushed 3 small summer squash, sliced 1 bunch Swiss chard, stems chopped, leaves torn to bite … Continue reading

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