Blistered Shishito Pepper Hummus

  Oh my, if you ever had blistered shishito peppers and loved them, then I suggest you try this Blistered Shishito Pepper Hummus. I have noticed these peppers popping up on restaurant menus as an appetizer or vegetable side and that tells me these are becoming kinda trendy. Trader Joe’s seems to always have them and that’s where I get…

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Sesame Coconut Rice and Veggie Bowl

    I have always loved fruit and vegetables more than anything else. You would think my mother lucked out with a kid that loved veggies but instead she fought with me to eat the meat on my plate. My dad is a true meat and potatoes kinda guy, if its green he will die from it. So needless to…

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Blue Butterfly Pea Tea Chia Fresca

  Have you tried blue butterfly pea tea yet? Blue Butterfly Pea Flowers¬†are dried flowers that can be steeped and drank as tea or can be purchased in powder form as well. When steeped in hot water it is beautiful dark blue in color with an earthy pea flavor. If you add citrus, lemon or lime, to the blue tea…

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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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Blood Orange Pancakes with Hibiscus Syrup

  I finally found blood oranges at my local grocery store. I have been looking for them the whole month of December. I really love seasonal fruits and vegetables since there is something special about them only being around for a little while at certain times. Blood oranges are one of those special fruits. They have a bitter-tart flavor, unlike…

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