Easy Chickpea Spring Salad with Citrus Dressing

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Spring is in the air, and this season I’m looking to get more vegetarian and vegan sources of protein. I love having beans incorporated into my lunch meals, so this chickpea salad is great for taking in a packed lunch. 1 cup of this salad boasts 7.4 grams of plant protein! Add some additional veggies […]

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Quick White Bean Sauté

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This recipe totally came together by accident. But I’m sure glad it did!  As per usual, I was rummaging around the fridge trying to figure out what to make for a quick dinner.  I didn’t have any meat thawed or cooked, and I always have a few cans of beans in the cupboard. A vegetarian […]

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Green Apple & Cabbage Slaw

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I love coleslaw.  Cabbage is uber healthy and packed full of fiber and nutrients.  Great way to fill up but without all the extra calories and carbs. Green Apple & Cabbage Slaw Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each) Ingredients 1 granny smith apple, chopped 3 green onions, chopped 1/2 small red cabbage, sliced fine […]

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Summer Macaroni Salad

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I love a fresh and light summer salad.  I actually prefer the non-creamy macaroni salads.  I made this for a Canada Day party and it got great reviews.  It makes a lot, this is a huge bowl, but you could easily half the recipe to serve a smaller crowd of 8-10 people.  In the original […]

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Rainbow Quinoa Salad

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Everyone has heard about quinoa by now, but many are stumped with what to do with it.  Its the perfect summer salad grain in my opinion.  So versatile, and light.  This salad has virturally every color of the rainbow (hence the name).  The dressing is sweet and tangy and would go amazing with anything you’ve […]

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Meat or No Meat?

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Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?  I hope none of you got pranked by some lame April Fool’s joke 😉 Last night we celebrated my Dad’s birthday, so that was a good time.  Saturday night I was solo, as hubby had hockey, so I finally got around to watching Forks Over Knives. I knew it […]

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