Yellow Split Pea Curry

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Call me weird, but sometimes on the rare occasion I get to go to the market child free, I like to hang out in the bulk aisle and peruse the ingredients I’ve never used before. More often than not, I end up coming home with a bag of some new (to me) grain or legume… 

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Sesame Mushroom Quinoa Bowls

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In January we made a resolution to eat better this year (don’t we all??). One of the things that I aimed to do was eat less meat. This wasn’t terribly hard as I didn’t eat much to begin with, but where we live food really is seasonal so my choices were limited. If something is… 

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Garlic & Ginger Bok Choy

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Bok choy is one  of those vegetables I rarely pick up when I’m out shopping. Don’t get me wrong, I love it. I am usually reminded of this love when I have Chinese takeout and get the ‘mixed vegetable’ – which is usually carrots, broccoli and bok choy. Then I say to myself ‘Self? We… 

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Lemon Blueberry Muffins

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Muffins go like hot cakes in our house; they’re so easy to make — and easy to make healthy, at that. These muffins are coffee house quality, but won’t make you pack on the pounds. They’re rich, making it hard to believe how low in fat they are. They keep well for a few days,… 

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Curried Quinoa Bake

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Quinoa and cauliflower…two of the buzziest foods of the last few years. And for good reason! Both are nutritional powerhouses, super versatile and just delicious! I found a recipe a while back for curried coconut cauliflower – chopped up cauliflower baked in coconut milk. I started out just making that recipe – which itself looked… 

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Spinach in Peanut Sauce

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This recipe was submitted by one of our readers, Kristina, and it is fantastic! It’s a great way to use up a bunch of spinach and so very good for you, even with the peanut sauce. This serves four, generously. Serve as a side or over a grain as a main dish. If you like… 

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Simple Blueberry Coffee Cake

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An easy breakfast or after-dinner blueberry coffee cake loaded with juicy berries, in a lightly sweetened, but impressive cake. And no, it won’t kill your diet! The blueberries are truly the showcase of this cake, so it doesn’t require a lot of extra sugar in the topping. I kept the topping light, but it’s completely… 

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Nourishing Kale and Bean Soup

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  January. The time where many  make resolutions, mostly revolving around eating better, exercising more and generally trying live a healthier life. I’m three days in to re-committing to clean eating. I kind of had a torrid affair with all things sweet over the holidays and my body is not happy. Not at all. I… 

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Corn, Black Bean & Edamame Salad

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Edamame in a Tex Mex inspired salad? YES. I suppose you could call this Tex Mex/Asian fusion. I call it delicious! The edamame/black bean combination make this salad a protein and fiber powerhouse. Dressed lightly in a lime and cumin vinaigrette, this salad is perfect for a barbeque, a potluck or packed for lunch. I’ve… 

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Apple Sweet Potato Soup

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  Apple season is in full swing, and this apple-sweet potato soup also gives you the perfect excuse to add potatoes to your meal. The aroma of this creamy apple sweet potato soup soup smells like fall, and not only will your belly feel warm after you eat it, but your house will feel (and… 

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