Sweet Potato-Black Bean Enchiladas

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While visiting a Mexican restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin, I ordered their Sweet Potato Enchiladas. Tasty, yes!  I decided to duplicate them at home, and even punch up the flavor and appearance a bit. Bring restaurant dining to your table! Print Recipe Sweet Potato-Black Bean Enchiladas Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   4-6  servings Ingredients 2 medium-large sweet potatoes …

Lemon Barley Salad with Toasted Walnuts

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Have you tried barley? It has a nutty flavor and chewy consistency. Barley is an excellent whole grain source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, and promotes heart health. Keep some extra cooked barley in the refrigerator to toss into any green salad or soup. (Check out my Slow Cooker Split Pea Barley Soup!) Print Recipe Lemon Barley Salad with Toasted …

Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad

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Got the lunch box blues?  You can make this the night before, but add the avocado before heading off to work. Print Recipe Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 3-1/2 cups   Ingredients 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed, drained2 ears corn, cooked, cut from cobb1/2 red bell pepper, diced1/2 …

Mediterranean-style Salad

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Need a new recipe for summer tomatoes? This is it – super simple and flavorful. Print Recipe Mediterranean-style Salad Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 3 cups   Ingredients 1 can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained1 tomato, diced1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil2 Tbsp. …

Overnight Date-Nut Oatmeal

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Need to simplify your morning? Here you go. Or need an easy and comforting, light dinner? Here you go. You can quickly stir together ingredients in a slow-cooker, and then forget this for hours. Print Recipe Overnight Date-Nut Oatmeal Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free Makes:   4  servings Ingredients 1 cup steel-cut oats1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon1/2 tsp. salt2/3 …

Double Chocolate Popsicles

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This is what summer is all about. (But let me just say, I will be making these in January, too.) Print Recipe Double Chocolate Popsicles Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free Makes:   6  servings Ingredients 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder2 Tbsp. cornstarch1/3 cup sugar1/4 tsp. salt2 cups unsweetened almond milk1 oz. dark chocolate, chopped1/2 tsp. vanilla extract Makes:   6  servings …

Chia Seed Vinaigrette on Strawberry Salad

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Did you know Chia means “strength” in the Mayan language? The chia seed is nutrient dense and packs a punch of energy-boosting power. The benefits include promoting healthy skin, reducing signs of aging, supporting the heart and digestive system, building stronger bones and muscles, and more. And wait! You’ll find more health-boosting ingredients in this amazing salad! Print Recipe Chia Seed …

Homemade Ranch Dip

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So easy to make, and you can pronounce all the ingredients. Print Recipe Homemade Ranch Dip Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   Makes 1-1/2 cups   Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise1/2 cup sour cream1 tsp. white vinegar1/2 tsp. dried parsley or 1-1/2 tsp. chopped fresh1 tsp. dried chives or 1-1/2 tsp. chopped fresh1/2 tsp. dried dill weed or 1 …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Easy! And what an amazing roasted flavor. Even Brussels sprouts skeptics will go for this recipe. Print Recipe Roasted Brussels Sprouts Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   6 to 8 servings   Ingredients 1-1/2 lbs. (about 4 cups) Brussels sprouts1-1/2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil3/4 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. garlic powder1/4 tsp. black pepper Makes:   6 to 8 servings   …