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Spicy bowl of Yum: sweet potatoes, black beans, tempeh & quinoa bowl 

       Makes about 6 hefty servings! Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, chopped and steamed  1 T coconut oil Veggie broth as needed 2 packages tempeh (8 oz each), chopped and steamed  2 garlic cloves, crushed Spices: Cumin, chili powder, paprika … Continue reading

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Quinoa & black bean pilaf

Serves 4 as a main, 8 as a side 1 T coconut oil 1/2 large or whole small sweet onion 1 large or 2 small green peppers (sweet or slightly hot) 1-2 cloves garlic 1 cup quinoa 1 1/2c veggie … Continue reading

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Copycat quinoa with squash and apples

I had dinner at Whole Foods the other day and had this delicious dish that I have tried to re-create. 1 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cups water 2 Winter squash (I had ambercup and butternut from the CSA) 3 Apples … Continue reading

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Stuffed Acorn Squash with lentil quinoa pilaf

This is one of the prettier dishes I’ve made. It’s yummy too! I was blessed with a gorgeous acorn squash from my CSA. I mean as soon as I sliced the thing open I could smell this sweet aroma wafting … Continue reading

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Three bean quinoa salad

This was a super-easy-I’m-short-on-time-throw-together sorta deal. 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1.5 cups water 1 can black beans (drained & rinsed) 1 can navy beans (drained & rinsed) 1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas) (drained & rinsed) Grape tomatoes, halved (about 1-2 … Continue reading

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Welcome Summer! Grilled teriyaki tofu & veggies with quinoa pilaf

Tofu: Started with this recipe from Whole Foods and just subbed out the honey for fig balsamic vinegar. I used organic extra firm sprouted tofu…that’s the tastiest and healthiest and easiest to digest. Quinoa Pilaf: 1 T coconut oil 1/2 … Continue reading

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Grilled tofu & squash with quinoa and chimichurri sauce

This was the perfect hearty healthy filling tasty summery spring night dinner! I pretty much followed the recipe except I subbed quinoa for the couscous (quinoa is a whole grain loaded with protein whereas couscous is basically pasta) and I … Continue reading

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Lentil quinoa salad with roasted beets & basil sprouts

Yummmm!! I was inspired by this recipe. This is what I did: Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 1 cup lentils Several bunches beets Olive oil Spices, salt, pepper Baby spinach Baby greens/ sunflower sprouts Pumpkin seeds Olive oil & balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Lemon caper tempeh with quinoa pilaf & veggies

Tempeh (Adapted from e-book 1000 Vegan recipes by Robin Robertson) : 1 lb tempeh 1 T coconut oil 2 shallots, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 c capers 1/2 c white wine 1/2 c veggie broth Juice from one lemon … Continue reading

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Party in a bowl (AKA salad) featuring edamame, quinoa and more with tahini dressing

Say the word “salad” and your typical average person’s eyes start to glaze over as it conjures images of a bowl of iceberg lettuce shoved off to the side…which is why I’m calling this “party in a bowl” because it’s … Continue reading

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