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Transitioning to a Healthy Lifestyle: Top 3 Easy-Made Vegan Recipes

By |2019-06-05T17:24:19-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

Transitioning into a healthier lifestyle has been a long yet rewarding journey, and until you find the top brunch spots that are your go-to for a healthier meal between the times of breakfast and lunch. Here are 3 very easy to make vegan recipes that are sure to make your journey to healthy eating [...]

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Sauteed Kale, Curried Tofu and Tri-Color Quinoa

By |2016-04-26T19:07:26-04:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When the weather is damp, gray and rainy, I often try to soothe my soul with a satisfying meal of vegan comfort food like this healthy and delicious kale, tofu and quinoa combo. Most of the ingredients are staples in my kitchen, so this is a quick and easy way to lift my spirits and nourish my [...]

Tasty and Terrific: Turmeric Black Bean Quinoa Vegetable Hot Pot

By |2015-09-25T16:37:22-04:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, VeganMoFo|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tasty and terrific for your health, the flavor--and health benefits--of turmeric called my name today as I pondered what warming, satisfying meal to whip up for lunch. And I am not alone. I am sure that millions of people across the globe are making a meal with turmeric at this very moment. It's a global staple--and [...]

Vegan MoFo Day #3: Tofu Vegetable Quinoa Buddha Bowl with Hot and Spicy Broth #VGNMF15

By |2015-09-03T17:13:24-04:00September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, VeganMoFo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Whenever I crave a quick, easy, healthy, hearty and delicious vegan dish, I know just what to do. I create my own Buddha bowls with whatever fresh, organic ingredients I have on hand. Since today's VeganMoFo prompt is "quick, easy and delicious", I decided to go with that theme and make a Tofu Vegetable Quinoa Buddha Bowl with the vegetables, grains and spices [...]

Meatless Monday: Spicy Quinoa Vegetable Buddha Bowl

By |2015-08-10T17:23:13-04:00August 10th, 2015|Categories: Meatless Monday, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

A "Buddha Bowl" is the affectionate name given to the hearty and delectable grain, vegetable and protein combos that I first experienced at one of my favorite vegetarian restaurants. Their "Bowls" usually featured brown rice, seasonal greens and root vegetables, seaweed, and tofu. Over the years, I have experimented with my own Buddha Bowls at home--using whatever fresh seasonal, organic [...]

Lemon Roasted Garlic Quinoa Vegetable Salad

By |2015-07-16T14:58:52-04:00July 16th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lately, I have been having a love affair with quinoa. I must admit that it took a while for me to fall in love with this the relatively bland taste of this incredibly healthy seed, however, years of experimentation with various seasonings, recipes and ingredient combinations, resulted in numerous quinoa faves! Now, it's become my go-to [...]

Crazy for Quinoa: Nutty Cranberry Quinoa Pilaf

By |2015-06-04T23:04:45-04:00June 4th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , |

I'm crazy for quinoa because it has become my best ally in my efforts to eat well and also lose a few pounds. If you have not tried quinoa yet, and are trying to stick with your weight loss goals, then this may be the perfect food to add to your diet. Because of the high amounts [...]

Meatless Monday: Baked Quinoa Kale and Veggie Patties

By |2015-06-01T17:31:58-04:00June 1st, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

Who loves quinoa? I do! These healthy and delectable quinoa patties are a favorite in our home due to their rich flavor and chewy texture. I prefer them baked rather than fried--but they are still the perfect crispy consistency. I served them for lunch during my book club meeting with an arugula, tomato, red onion and avocado salad and they were [...]

Meatless Monday: Kale Quinoa Black Bean Salsa Salad w/Tahini Dressing

By |2015-03-02T01:53:24-04:00March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When my food-loving girlfriend spontaneously called to say that she wanted to stop by to catch up, I peered into my kitchen to see what I had on hand to make a simple, tasty healthy meal for us to share. I decided to whip up a healthy, hearty, textured vegetable, bean and grain salad. It's a quick and easy way to [...]

Meatless Monday: Seared Tempeh with Rosemary Fig Sauce from The Purple Carrot

By |2015-02-16T14:22:24-04:00February 16th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

Tempeh is an excellent source of vegan protein, so I have always wanted to incorporate it into my plant-based diet more often. Although I have eaten a few tempeh dishes in local vegan restaurants, I have never been a big tempeh fan. And I have never cooked tempeh at home. So I was delighted when The Purple Carrot, [...]

Meatless Monday: Collard Greens & Shiitake Mushrooms with Brown Rice Quinoa Pilaf

By |2015-02-02T14:40:52-04:00February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

One great reason for loving winter is the abundance of fresh, tender, organic collard greens in the market. Softened by the frost, they taste so much better than summer collards to me. Plus, they are done and ready to eat in a few minutes. I am a big fan of steaming so although I often saute [...]

What’s for Breakfast: Nutty Coconut Raisin Quinoa Porridge

By |2014-10-28T18:25:08-04:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: Breakfast, Nourish, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

I admit it. I am a quinoa porridge virgin. For years, I have started my day with a glass of warm water with fresh squeezed lemon juice. Then I ate a variety of fresh organic  fruit as well as green tea for breakfast. Sometimes I also made a "superfood" green smoothie and had that as part two of [...]

Crazy for Quinoa: Spicy Quinoa, Kale and Kimchi Bowl

By |2014-10-23T16:16:14-04:00October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , |

Often referred to as the "Gold of the Incas", quinoa is a food that is both old and new. It is celebrated both as an ancient staple and a rediscovered foodie favorite. Most importantly, quinoa is a powerhouse of nutrition, flavor and texture. Those who are not yet familiar with quinoa, may think of it as a grain, [...]

Meatless Monday: Sweet Potato Kale Quinoa Salad with Creamy Coconut Curry Dressing

By |2014-07-28T11:53:49-04:00July 28th, 2014|Categories: Meatless Monday, Nourish, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , |

When I'm hungry for something satisfying, hearty, healthy yet quick and easy to make, I raid my kitchen for interesting leftovers and fresh ingredients and "voila!" magic usually happens in the form of a taste-bud-tingling-super-salad! Today my refrigerator search turned up a few promising flavors to create with: *leftover roasted sweet potatoes--yum! *leftover cooked quinoa *leftover cooked chickpeas *organic kale, cucumbers and [...]

How to Make a Healthy & Delicious Quinbritto, a Quinoa Burrito

By |2014-04-14T11:40:04-04:00April 14th, 2014|Categories: Nourish, Vegan|Tags: , , |

Are you a fan of quinoa? I certainly am! More and more people are falling in love with this exotic, ancient grain for good reason: gluten-free and easy to digest, quinoa is considered a nutritional superfood. This valuable source of dietary fiber, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and iron has been valued as a significant nutrient source for [...]

Curried Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf

By |2013-04-03T01:35:45-04:00April 3rd, 2013|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , |

Enjoy this delicious, nutritious, curried quinoa pilaf with tumeric and mushrooms, an excellent, vegan protein source. I am always experimenting with quinoa dishes. It's a versatile base for meals. You can literally add whatever is on hand in your kitchen that day to  vary the taste of your quinoa. It's no surprise that quinoa [...]

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