Heavenly Hearts-of-Palm Style Crab Cakes

These “crab” cakes, made from hearts-of-palm, are better than any real crab cake I’ve ever eaten. And while the remoulade sauce is also delicious, the cakes are so packed with flavor you don’t even really need it. Hearts-of-palm are loaded with Vitamin A, folate, iron, phosphorus and zinc. This recipe also boasts a dose of […]

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Low-Calorie Pasta Primavera

It is almost time to officially wave goodbye to winter and welcome the arrival of spring! It might still be cold, it might still be wet, but the evenings are lengthening, so it’s time to food prep! Springtime always makes me think of trips to Europe, especially to Italy where the word Primavera literally translates […]

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4-Ingredient Chocolate Peppermint Cups

It is the middle of February which means it is officially Girl Scout cookie season. When you are out at the grocery store, you are probably seeing those adorable green-vested little girls selling Thin Mints. Do me a favor though, resist the impulse to buy them!  While Thin Mints do not include any animal products, […]

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Crispy Quinoa Broccoli Salad

I eat A LOT of salads and they can get boring pretty quickly. A plant-based protein-rich food I often add to my salads is quinoa. Have you ever tried a crispy crunchy quinoa? If not, you should because it adds a fun texture to your salad! This recipe is a simple way to change the […]

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Pickled Vegetables

Everyone loves pickles, me included! I will never forget when my Girl Scout troop visited a pickle factory and on my way home I proceeded to drink the juice from the whole jar of pickles…YIKES! In a nutshell, the idea of pickling is to create an environment that is inhospitable to the microbes and enzymes […]

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Falafel & Tabbouleh Bowl

This is a weeknight (meatless!) recipe full of all of those mediterranean flavors that my whole family loves. I love the pops of fresh mint and parsley, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumber and a spicy jalapeno hummus to mix and dip everything in. The falafel balls take minimal time to make and are great on their […]

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