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 …

Dark Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Well, your mother told you to eat your veggies, so I’m trying to work with you. I fiddled with  a traditional zucchini bread recipe and tried to make it a little healthier with applesauce for half the oil, reduced sugar, and added dark chocolate to boost antioxidants. The result? Moist and chocolatey…I get many requests for this recipe. Print Recipe …

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 …

Loaded Breakfast Cookies

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Cookies for breakfast? Yes, you heard it here. These cookies pack enough energy to keep you going until lunchtime, and they are a little reminiscent of banana bread. Print Recipe Loaded Breakfast Cookies Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Soy Free Makes:   24 cookies   Ingredients 2 Tbsp. ground flaxseeds3 ripe bananas, medium size1/4 cup agave nectar or honey1/4 cup coconut oil or butter, melted1 …

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 …

Rainbow Sandwich with Spicy Aioli

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This 5-minute Spicy Aioli works on just about any sandwich. Eat the colors of the rainbow in your sandwiches, salads, and smoothies. Fast, fresh, delicious. Print Recipe Rainbow Sandwich with Spicy Aioli Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free Makes:   2  sandwiches Ingredients 1/4 cup mayonnaise2 garlic cloves, mincedFew dashes cayenne pepper or minced serrano pepper to taste4 slices hearty bread of …

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   …

10-Minute Salsa Hack

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Simply add these four fresh ingredients to your favorite salsa and you have the perfect appetizer ready on the spot. Watch how fast it disappears, and your friends will think you made it all from scratch. Print Recipe 10-Minute Salsa Hack Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat free, Gluten free, Dairy free, Soy free, Nut free Makes:   Makes 2-2/3 cups   Ingredients 1 jar (16 …

Teriyaki Brown Rice Bowl

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This restaurant favorite is easier to make at home than you may think. It’s one complete meal in a bowl – you’ve got this! And if you prefer chicken, check out my Fresh Tip. Print Recipe Teriyaki Brown Rice Bowl Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy Free, Nut Free Makes:   2-3 servings   Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce1/4 cup brown sugar2 Tbsp. rice or apple …