SUN-DRIED TOMATO CHICKPEA SALAD

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Move aside egg, potato, and chicken salad…There’s really nothing more satisfying in the sandwich world than a Sun-dried Tomato Chickpea Salad Sandwich! Creamy with savory flavors that pop? Yes, please! I am totally in ❤️❤️ with Chickpeas!! And why not? When you find a plant-based protein that is also full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, … Read More

CROCK POT CHICKEN FAJITA SOUP

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This soup is perfect for a rainy or winter day, and it’s easy to prepare and have ready for a busy family. What’s more, it’s adaptable! Don’t like chicken…maybe you are a vegan? Sub out the chicken for firm, organic  or mushrooms! Please post a picture of your creation and tag me when you do! … Read More

POMEGRANATES TO THE RESCUE!

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Pomegranate seeds are ideal for hormonal balance, for supporting muscle and bone mass, and for reducing risk of Cancer!….They aren’t just for Christmas, friends! Let’s just start with this position…Long before being served in Christmas side dishes, pomegranates have long stood the privileged position of being held sacred in nearly every religion. That’s powerful enough … Read More

BROCCOLI BITES

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When Waffle Fries are Chick-Fil-A’s most popular food, (seriously, it’s true!) rather than the chicken that hails their name, that tells me we love bite-sized foods that are crunchy, salty, comforting, and easy to pop in our mouths! This shouldn’t come as a big surprise, since chips, pretzels, M&M’s, and roasted-salted nuts all pretty much … Read More

EASY TABOULEH SALAD

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Quick! When I say, “Mediterranean diet,” what do you picture? Wine? Olive oil? Pitas and bread? All yummy, and all correct! But a Mediterranean diet is also plant-based! A Mediterranean diet comprises fruits, veggies, healthy fats and proteins, but with only modest portions of animal protein…We should be looking to the Mediterranean diet for a … Read More

PUMPKIN CHILI

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I know pumpkin in your chili might be a leap, especially when other odd ingredients are involved, including bulgur wheat and cocoa. Who really thinks to put these things together? You’ll have to trust me on this one! Chocolate, squash, bean, and grains were all treasured in the  Aztec culture! If it was good enough … Read More

WILD RICE PILAF WITH CRANBERRIES AND PECANS

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When I think about the quintessential fall food, it includes wild rice, earthy nut flavors, sweet and tart cranberries, and all things sausage! I don’t even eat sausage, but it seems to go with stuffing, hearty breakfasts, and yes, even rice dishes. I’m unwilling to compromise adding sausage to my amazingly healthful dishes, however! Queue … Read More