Tempeh Pecan Pate

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Tempeh Pecan Pate! An amazing appetizer to satisfy everyone! Save this one to make over the holiday season or for happy hour at home!  These pictures might fool you into thinking that I plan on sharing this tempeh pate with others. Sure, it’s the absolute perfect make-ahead holiday appetizer or happy hour snack, but good luck on…

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Vegetarian Chili with Creamy Polenta

A healthy take on chili and cornbread! Perfectly spiced vegetarian chili over creamy polenta. Vegan & Glutenfree from delishknowledge.com

A healthy take on chili and cornbread! Perfectly spiced vegetarian chili over creamy polenta. Vegan & Gluten-free.  If cornbread and chili go together like peanut butter and jelly, then vegetarian chili & creamy polenta go together like, um, chili and cornbread?  A week or so ago, while waiting not-so-patiently for this vegetarian chili to finish cooking,…

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Fall Couscous + 11 Weeknight Dinners

Fall Salad! Healthy, vegan. Israeli couscous tossed with roasted delicata squash, cranberries, pistachios, and pear. Maple Apple Dressing!

Fall Couscous Salad + 11 favorite weeknight dinners! Juicy pear and roasted delicata squash tossed with Israeli couscous and a maple-apple dressing.  When people ask me what a typical meal looks like for me —> well, you are looking at it. Grains + whatever veggies we’ve got + dressing + something crunchy & nutty= my weeknight…

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Slow Cooker Vegetable Red Curry

Slow Cooker Red Curry! Lots of vegetables & chickpeas cooked in a coconut-red curry sauce. Throw everything in the slow cooker and it's ready for dinner when you get home from work! #Vegan & #Glutenfree

Slow Cooker Red Curry! Lots of vegetables & chickpeas cooked in a coconut-red curry sauce. Throw everything in the slow cooker, and it’s ready for dinner when you get home from work! #Vegan & #Glutenfree Red Curry! In a slow cooker! Is there anything better than dumping everything in a slow cooker, setting the timer and…

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Espresso Glazed Nuts

Perfect hostess gift and healthy snack! Espresso Glazed Mixed Nuts! Just a handful of ingredients, ready in 30 minutes. #vegan and #glutenfree

Perfect hostess gift and healthy snack! Espresso Glazed Mixed Nuts! Just a handful of ingredients, ready in 30 minutes. Have questions about nuts? I answer common myths below! Is it too early to think about Christmas gifts? I always envied people who were able to complete Christmas shopping before Halloween. While it might be a…

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Pumpkin Pesto Risotto

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Pumpkin Pesto Risotto! Layers of fall in a healthy vegan dish! Pumpkin Pesto stirred into creamy risotto, topped with roasted butternut squash cubes and a dollop of pesto! Here is something I never thought I would say, at least not this early in the season, but I’m kinda over pumpkin sweetened everything. I know, I know, I don’t…

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Vegan Lemon Chickpea Orzo Soup

Lemon Orzo Chickpea Soup! The vegan version of chicken noodle. Healthy, comforting, with a refreshing lemon twist!

Like chicken noodle soup for grown ups. And vegetarians. A one-pot soup filled with vegetables, garbanzo beans and orzo pasta. Finished with a generous squirt of lemon juice for a bright + bold fall soup. October is National Pasta Month! Although, I have been celebrating all year. It’s no secret that I have an extreme…

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Trail Mix Granola Parfaits

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Trail mix granola! Healthy baked granola clusters of almonds, sunflower seeds, and walnuts. Layered in jars with frozen fruit and yogurt for a quick on-the-go breakfast!  What is it about granola that makes all portion control rules go flying out the window? It’s the reason I started making my own granola years ago; I wanted…

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Fall Fattoush Salad

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Fall Fattoush Salad! Kale salad tossed with sliced apples, juicy grapes, maple-mustard dressing and topped with pita chips. Vegan and Gluten Free. Toasted pita bread on a salad! So now we’ve identified my favorite way to enjoy kale —> with carbs on top. I might be taking a few creative liberties in calling this salad “Fall Fattoush”,…

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Ginger Pear Crisp

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Fall Crisp! A healthy, fiber-packed dessert featuring juicy pears, apples and ginger.  If we put oats in this dish, does it count as breakfast? How about fruit? Fruit and Oats? As a dietitian am I able to go ahead and respond with a resounding yes? Because, I’ve been eating this for breakfast. And for a…

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