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Savor a hearty, satisfying meal while still kickstarting a healthy New Year with kale potato & white bean soup. It’s packed with classic Tuscan flavors, but also protein, fiber, and nourishment! Healthy Heart Soup for January Resolutions Happy 2019, everyone!!! Regardless of the resolutions you may have set for the year ahead–or whether you have …

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So easy, and so good: my vegan sweet potato enchilada bake! Layered with kale, beans, corn and enchilada sauce, it is grain-free, oil-free, and high in plant protein! Healthy Enchilada Casserole made with Sweet Potatoes Tomorrow is New Year’s Day–time for new pursuits and a long list of resolutions! But we all need to fuel …

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Welcome autumn with this delicious, beautiful and easy sweet potato kale chickpea flour frittata . It is vegan, soy-free, and oh so healthy! Only 152 calories per slice, too. A Healthy, Vegan, Make-Ahead Lunch Option Am I the only one who finds lunch a challenge? I am good with breakfast, possibly because I am still …

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So satisfying, and packed with nutrition, my 90-calorie mushroom kale quinoa muffins are perfect portable mini-meals! They are vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, & flourless, too.     Hi everyone! I hope that it’s been a good weekend all around for each of you. I managed to squeeze in a long run on Saturday morning (before it …

Read More about Mushroom Kale Quinoa Muffins {vegan, oil-free, GF}

Vegan millet kale quiches are perfect grab & go mini meals. Made with chickpea flour, they are gluten-free, high protein & scrumptious! I am so excited to share this first recipe for this series of sweet and savory muffin tin recipes! The inspiration comes from the ever-talented Heidi Swanson over at 101 cookbooks. She has …

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In many ways, my parents fit the 1970s, San Francisco bay area stereotype of hippy living. My dad drove a a VW camper (pop-up top), my mother made most of her own dresses, they bought groceries from the Co-op, and grew copious quantities of vegetables, fruits, and herbs in our backyard garden. But more than …

Read More about Chopped Kale Salad {Paleo, Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Delicious and versatile chickpea flour mini quiches! They are naturally vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, and 100% delicious. Change the flavors any which way you like based on what you have on hand. Portable Vegan Breakfast Quiches Today is the last day of my month of portable power food (I’ll do a round-up of all of the …

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I confess. I am the person at the party who eats all of the stuffed mushrooms. I’m stealthy, sidling in swiping two, sometimes three at a time form the buffet table, or shadowing the waiter with the stuffed buttons of deliciousness at your cousin’s wedding. I apologize. But I can’t help myself, I love them …

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Like my recipe today, this post is quick and easy. I spent a few hours this morning finishing up Nick’s Halloween costume. On a scale of 1-10 on craftiness, I am about a 2.5, but I nevertheless found a cute, and (seemingly easy) costume–a crocodile wrestler–that instantly became the object of Nick’s desire. It would …

Read More about Quick Pumpkin Polenta with Kale {Vegan, Gluten-Free}

Vegan gluten-free quinoa kale meatballs are great no meat “meatballs.” They are very high in protein thanks to the combination of quinoa, white beans and nutritional yeast Easy High-Protein Quinoa Kale Meatballs Sometimes a food blogger feels compelled to post a recipe, even if she does not quite know what else to say, besides “ta-da!” …

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