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Easy Vegetarian Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

Easy Vegetarian Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

This easy vegetarian recipe combines cooked lentils and quinoa with cinnamon and cumin, which creates a perfectly delicious protein-rich topper for salads, or as a filling for sandwiches and pitas. Falafel-Like Patties When I have people over for dinner, I like making food that is […]

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

This easy asparagus recipe is so simple to make. Asparagus stalks are briefly steamed, then topped with a brightly flavored tomato and olive salsa, seasoned with za’atar spice blend, fresh garlic, and vinegar or fresh lemon juice. How to Choose Asparagus Asparagus is in season […]

Easy Lamb Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lamb Patties

Easy Lamb Recipe | Cinnamon-Scented Lamb Patties

This easy lamb recipe combines cinnamon and cumin with ground lamb for a super simple and super delicious dish that is perfect for any meal. Cinnamon: History and Flavor While cinnamon might seem like an unusual addition to meat, lamb in this case, it is […]

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

A one-pot vegetarian meal is often the way to go for a quick dinner on a busy weeknight. This versatile Mediterranean-style beans and greens recipe uses simple pantry ingredients (also known as “odds and ends”) for an aromatic and filling meal that is sure to […]

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

This cauliflower rice pilaf recipe cooks up in under 15 minutes, and includes aromatic fresh herbs, warming spices, toasted pinenuts, sweet raisins, and riced cauliflower. This pilaf (the grain rice version) is traditionally used as a filling to stuff grape leaves (dolmas in Turkish, or […]

5 Simple Sauce and Dressing Recipes

5 Simple Sauce and Dressing Recipes

We all want the flavor magic that a good sauce or dressing recipe can bring to a dish. Truth is, there are MANY MANY sauce and dressing recipes out there there. And for me, honestly, they change from week to week. Here I have put […]

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-mint sauce is an aromatic mixture of ginger, cumin, garlic, jalapenos, onion and of course, cilantro and mint. Called “new Indian Pesto” by Deepa Thomas from her incredible cookbook, Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine, you will want to put this sauce on just […]

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

In this tahini dressing recipe with parsley, an all-time favorite gets dressed up with parsley, boosting its color, nutrient density, and flavor. Tahini in the Pantry Tahini is a paste made from toasted ground sesame seeds, and a great ingredient to keep on hand. It […]

Miso Mustard Dressing Recipe

Miso Mustard Dressing Recipe

This miso mustard dressing recipe comes together in ten minutes, and combines sweet white miso with a few simple pantry ingredients for a unique and delicious dressing that is a welcome addition to any weekly meal prep rotation. Miso in the Pantry Miso is an […]

Mediterranean Style Chicken Recipe with Tomatoes and Honey

Mediterranean Style Chicken Recipe with Tomatoes and Honey

This Mediterranean style chicken recipe with tomatoes and honey combines onion, garlic, and ginger with tomatoes and honey for a savory, satisfying, and well-balanced dish that is easy to put together. Easy Chicken Recipe With the many chicken recipes out there, it can be hard […]

5 Healthy Weeknight Dinners

5 Healthy Weeknight Dinners

Healthy weeknight dinners that the whole family will love are easy to execute with a little bit of advance planning. When I plan weekly dinner menus, I make a few recipes in advance (mostly soups and stews), wash and cut veggies, and make salad dressings, […]

Vegetarian Taco Recipe | Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

Vegetarian Taco Recipe | Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

In this 20-minute vegetarian taco recipe, minced mushrooms and walnuts are combined with ancho chili powder and a blend of other spices for a meat-free Taco Tuesday recipe that will leave you craving them throughout the week. Tacos For Everyone I think the “Taco Tuesday” […]

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

I love whipping up a simple salad dressing recipe at the beginning of the week. This pumpkin seed dressing uses pantry ingredients that transform into a creamy, nutty, and tangy dressing that can be drizzled on everything from salads to cooked veggies to scrambled eggs […]

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

I love versatile recipes like this roasted broccoli and snap pea recipe with toasted sesame dressing. Served up as a side dish, or as part of a rice or noodle bowl, it is a delicious way and unusual way to enjoy these vegetables. Toasted Sesame […]

Easy Fish Recipe | Brazilian-Style Fish Stew Recipe (Moqueca)

Easy Fish Recipe | Brazilian-Style Fish Stew Recipe (Moqueca)

An easy fish recipe is the perfect option for a delicious weeknight meal. This Brazilian-style fish stew (moqueca) takes just 45 minutes to prepare from start to finish, and is a deeply satisfying dish that won’t leave you feeling heavy. Quick Weeknight Meal How many […]

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

In this hearty French lentils recipe with sage brown butter, French (du Puy) lentils are combined with sage infused brown butter, tossed in a maple-Dijon vinaigrette, and served up warm in a baked winter squash, garnished with crunchy toasted walnuts. French Lentils French lentils are […]