Wholewheat Italian Avo Slices

  When it comes to avocado toast, it can be super simple or a bit elaborate and creative. I was in the mood for a little Italian flavor profile and avocados at the same time. So this creation was born. The Italian white bean spread is creamy and the fresh basil and pine nuts really give it a unique flavor.…

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Heart Healthy Buddha Bowl

  Some of my recipes that I share with you are an inspiration from a meal I had at restaurants. There was a time period when we used to eat out quite a bit and I had some of the most amazing vegetarian meals. But now that I shifted from vegetarian to vegan and started this blog, I mostly cook…

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Olive Salad Hummus with Naan Bread

  I never had a muffuletta (or muffaletta) sandwich before but I have had the olive salad that makes the sandwich. The signature olive salad consists of olives diced and mixed with celery, carrots, peppers and cauliflower that are pickled, also known as Giardiniera. The mixed olive salad is seasoned with oregano, garlic and other seasonings and mixed with olive oil. Its…

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One Pot Vegan Chili

  If you live in the Northeast, you know the volatile weather we have been experiencing. Show, rain, negative degree temperatures one day and 40 degrees the next. I feel like we have been on a roller coaster ride courtesy of Mother Nature. And, we have no choice to stay on the ride whether we like it or not. So…

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Quinoa Power Bowl with Siracha Chick Peas

  Hearty and satisfying is how I would describe this Quinoa Power Bowl. It boasts of a mix of complimentary flavors. You get a subtle natural sweetness from the sweet potatoes and a hint of spice from the siracha chick peas. A fresh crunch from the cucumbers and creamy, citrus flavor from the dressing that brings it all together. Really…

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