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Vegetables for Breakfast? – Sautéed Breakfast Veggies

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Vegetables for breakfast? Why not?!  Breakfast doesn’t have to be toast or cereal. It can be real food! Like a whole bunch of vegetables.

We have been conditioned to think that we must eat certain foods for breakfast. If it’s not toast or cereal, it’s probably bacon and eggs. It doesn’t have to be!

My go to quick breakfast, especially when I am short on time, is a green smoothie. Give this Kale, Peach and Mango Smoothie a try for yourself. Continue reading

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Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe with Udon Noodles

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Stir Fry has to be one of the most popular weekday meals around. Everyone seems to make a stir-fry. Even people who don’t really cook.

A common answer to the question “what did you have for dinner last night?” seems to be, “oh, just stir fry.” Well your answer the day after making this recipe can be, “a kick-ass stir fry you need to try!”.

Many people can’t imagine a stir fry without some kind of meat or seafood, but this vegetable stir fry recipe will change that. What’s the secret? The sauce of course. An almond butter and sesame seed sauce that is sweet, spicy, salty, and tangy. Continue reading

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Pepper, Onion, Artichoke, Arugula Pizza on the BBQ

Summer is typically a time to spend lots of time outdoors and gather with friends on patios while barbecuing some delicious food.  Unfortunately the most common food found on people’s barbecues tend to be hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages, chicken and steaks.

I will admit that I have enjoyed my fair share of meat off the barbecue, but since changing my diet I have discovered more ways to use the barbecue in the summer.  My friend Justin told me about some barbecued flatbread, good for making pizza, which sounded delicious.  Continue reading

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Black Bean, Sweet Pepper, and Spinach Quesadillas

This was my first time making quesadillas and I must say they were delicious.  The sweet and spicy filling of sautéed red onion and red, green and jalapeño pepper with spinach and black beans is so good it could be eaten on its own. But it’s even better when topped with avocado, delicious homemade salsa, cilantro and a squirt of lime juice in a crispy tortilla with cheese oozing out.

They taste so good, you won’t believe that they are good for you.  I will definitely be making this again. Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper & Sweet Potato Soup

What better to make you feel good inside then a warm bowl of soup on a cold, cloudy Sunday?

Especially this sweet and fiery roasted pepper and sweet potato soup. I hadn’t planned to make soup, let alone this soup. Let me tell you I was happy I did though. It was more about using whatever ingredients I had on hand to make something delicious. Isn’t this what making soup is often about? Continue reading

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Tempeh Pepper & Kale Jambalaya

Jambalaya! I know you love saying that word. This is not your traditional Jambalaya.  Jambayala is a Louisana Creole rice dish that typically includes meat and seafood cooked with vegetables and spices.  I have created my own version of Jambayala using tempeh and kale.

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