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roasted turnips

roasted turnips

Here is a simple recipe for Roasted Turnips. It’s a great recipe for beginners because it is so easy. It is a great vegetable side dish alternative to potatoes and is paleo friendly, vegan and whole-30 approved! Since I have been cooking paleo this year, I have...
crispy roasted chickpeas

crispy roasted chickpeas

If you have been looking for a crunchy, savory, addictive and healthy snack, you’re in the right place. These Crispy Roasted Chickpeas will rock your world. With only five ingredients these crunchy garbanzo beans are ready in just 25 minutes and come in at just 128...
roasted garlic hummus

roasted garlic hummus

This roasted garlic hummus recipe is one of our most popular recipes and always wins rave reviews. The garlic, lemon and creamy texture are just perfect! I originally shared this Roasted Garlic Hummus and the story of the Beirut Restaurant here on March 11, 2013. I...
balsamic kale with cranberries

balsamic kale with cranberries

I’ll admit that simple sauteed kale with balsamic vinegar and dried cranberries is not the sexiest recipe to highlight in the first few days of the the new year, but with so many of us (myself included) cutting back on refined sugars, grains and dairy, I think...
black bean hummus

black bean hummus

This healthy homemade black bean hummus is one of my very favorite recipes. It is naturally gluten-free and vegan! It’s the perfect appetizer, party food or plant-based snack. I cannot wait for you to try this black bean hummus recipe with lime, coriander and...
simple sautéed swiss chard

simple sautéed swiss chard

Who are my Swiss Chard lovers? If you love Swiss Chard you will fall head over heels for this Simple Sautéed Swiss Chard Recipe. It is so easy to prepare, and only 80 calories per serving. Naturally vegan and only 7 grams net carbs per serving.  If you are stuck in...
instant pot veggie curry

instant pot veggie curry

In this Instant Pot Veggie Curry Recipe, tender chunks of delicata squash, kale, red bell peppers and chick peas are enveloped in super rich tasting coconut and spice for the coziest (vegan) fall meal you ever did see (or taste.) Once the pressure-cooker comes to...
23 delicata squash recipes

23 delicata squash recipes

If you’ve been following along on my social media accounts, then you are well aware that I am beyond psyched that it’s officially winter squash season! Don’t miss checking out the 23 Delicata Squash Recipes that I’ve collected below from a few blogging friends...
minestrone soup

minestrone soup

I have been so excited to share my Minestrone Soup recipe with you all. It is a fast and healthy version made with zucchini and fresh basil. It can be made vegan or gluten-free if desired. It’s high in fiber and only 111 calories per cup, but it is surprisingly...
german mustard salad dressing

german mustard salad dressing

The newest addition to my healthy salad dressing collection is here: it’s made with brown German mustard, grated shallot (or onion) and white wine vinegar. It is full of bold bright flavor and pairs with a variety of salad ingredients. It was inspired by the...
10 minute gazpacho

10 minute gazpacho

If you’ve got summer veggies bursting out of the garden right now, then you are in the right place! Read on to find out how to turn garden-fresh tomatoes, herbs, cucumbers, peppers and more into a delicious bowl of gazpacho in just 10 minutes. My older daughter...

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