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Vegetarian Meatballs: Meat Lover Approved

Vegetarian Meatballs: Meat Lover Approved

Vegetarian meatballs packed with legumes and iron-rich spinach that still give the meaty taste without the meat! Vegetarian meatballs even for meat lovers? After researching many different recipes and powering through three cooking trials, I finally created my “meatiest” meatless meatball! Meatballs, either turkey or beef, were […]

Kale Pesto with Seasonal Pumpkin Seeds

Kale Pesto with Seasonal Pumpkin Seeds

What to do with wilted Kale? Kale pesto is the perfect solution to sad, wilted kale leaves!  This was my dilemma only days after coming home from the local farmer’s market with the beautiful and vibrant leafy greens and a big smile on my face. […]

Harissa Roasted Cauliflower Bites

Harissa Roasted Cauliflower Bites

A quick and elegant recipe pairing vitamin and fiber-rich cauliflower and Harissa spice! Harissa, simply put, will add spice to your life!  This Middle Eastern and North African food treasure (found in a paste or powder form) consists mainly of chilies, garlic, varying spices, and olive […]

Sumac-spiced Grilled Tofu with Peppers

Sumac-spiced Grilled Tofu with Peppers

Sumac, a gorgeous burgundy-hued spice, is made from ground Sumac berries.  I know what you are thinking, and no, these are not the poisonous version you see out while hiking in the woods, however they are related.  I was introduced to sumac this past spring at […]

Healthier Mexican Street Corn

Healthier Mexican Street Corn

Mexican street corn has been invading my Instagram feed with the start of summer finally here.  I tried it for the first time at a trendy, Mexican restaurant in the Boston area recently and said to myself, “I can make this!”, in other words, it seemed like a […]

Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Don’t be thrown off by this bitter beauty, Broccoli Rabe (pronounced “Rob” I just learned) is named a  top superfood thanks to being a good source of vitamins and minerals, dietary fiber, and cancer-fighting phytochemicals. You may recognize this vegetable in many Italian dishes, but […]



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