Category Archives: Vegetarian

Black-bean Beet Burgers

Vibrantly pink, slightly sweet, and hearty, these are a great vegetarian option for your next BBQ. I have been on a veggie burger kick lately. I like to fill a whole grain wrap with lettuce and chopped veggies and then … Continue reading

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Quinoa Asparagus Pilaf with Avocado and Over Easy Eggs

This healthy quinoa pilaf tastes like spring. It is full of green flavor- asparagus, mint, and peas-and is a wonderful make-ahead lunch or accompaniment to grilled meat or chicken. I use this recipe from Bon Appetit. My only major modifications … Continue reading

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Asparagus with Jalapeno and Orange

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables, so naturally I was very excited last week to see the first of spring’s fresh asparagus on sale at the supermarket. While asparagus is wonderful prepared simply- roasted or sauteed in olive oil … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Turmeric Salad with Tomatoes, Pine nuts, and Herbs

This beautiful rice dish is full of healthy fats, fiber, and fresh spring flavor. I made this on Saturday night and topped it with a poached egg for a light dinner, and then packed the leftovers with some cooked shrimp … Continue reading

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Quick Asian Pickles

Here is a pickle recipe that you can prepare in the morning and enjoy for lunch. I love making quick pickles. They don’t require any boiling or canning, and because they are ready is such a short amount of time, … Continue reading

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Quick Veggie Skillet with Eggs

Do you have a favorite lunch? Without a doubt, eggs are mine. My stomach won’t tolerate eggs before a morning run, so I rarely have them for breakfast. Unfortunately, I’m not usually near a stove at lunch time. When I … Continue reading

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Cabbage Slaw with Spicy Peanut Dressing: A Healthy Start to the Week

If you are one of the many people (including myself) who overindulged during the Superbowl last night, this salad is for you. I actually brought this to a Superbowl party as an accompaniment for pulled pork, and it was great! … Continue reading

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