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Chickpea Spinach Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Chickpea Spinach Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Chickpeas and finely chopped spinach with a cilantro lime vinaigrette. What’s not to like? Plus it’s healthy! When you make it ahead of time, and allow the ingredients to marinate, you get this refreshingly vibrant and delightful dish. A wonderful joining of tart, sweet and savoury flavours… and the kick from the cilantro really makes it shine!

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes

Zucchini Noodles with Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes

My obsession with zucchini noodles continues with this summer favorite!  It’s a flavor explosion featuring two of my summer staples: pesto & roasted cherry tomatoes.  YUM to the max.  There’s nothing better than enjoying a giant bowl of noodles and not feeling like you have to be rolled into bed.  Sorry spaghetti, we’ve broken up for good! …

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Barley Mushroom Pilaf

Barley Mushroom Pilaf

The button mushrooms should be cooked in a cast-iron or heavy skillet instead of a nonstick skillet because you need high heat to get a nice browning. You could also use this hearty side dish as a filling for stuffed cabbage. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” …

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Citrus Quinoa Pilaf Stuffed Acorn Squash

Citrus Quinoa Pilaf Stuffed Acorn Squash

Citrus Quinoa Pilaf Stuffed Acorn Squash is the perfect dish for the holiday table because of it’s beautiful presentation, but it’s also great to make anytime of year for one or two! You can easily cater this dish to your needs and add in or replace something you may not be too keen on, but there’s one …

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Almond Crusted Tofu with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Almond Crusted Tofu with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

If stir-frying is your go-to method of cooking tofu, it’s time to switch it up and try this delicately flavored, crispy-crunchy method of preparing tofu. Amazing dipped in your favorite sauces! I used a jar of roasted red peppers in water, but you can also use fresh red bell peppers and roast them yourself. I …

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Wild Rice with Mandarin Oranges & Grilled Vegetables

Wild Rice with Mandarin Oranges & Grilled Vegetables

Wild rice with mandarin oranges and grilled vegetables is such a simple side dish that is an ideal accompaniment to everything from fish to chicken.  Adding the woody flavor of roasted kale and the smoky grilled veggies plus the sweet mandarin oranges makes a perfect mix of flavors.   [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” …

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Hearty Vegetable Stew

This is a delicious and filling Hearty Vegetable Stew. A freezer friendly soup that tastes even better as the days go on! This is a perfect soup to make at the beginning of a cold weekend. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” …

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Rutabaga Carrot Mash

Rutabaga Carrot Mash

Rutabaga Carrot Mash, a traditional Norwegian dish. Serve with turkey, chicken or lentils for a complete meal. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

Roasted Winter Vegetables

Roasted Winter Vegetables

Use any combination of vegetables you like for this riotously colorful side dish. To ensure all the vegetables are done at the same time, place the second pan in the oven after the first pan has been in for 20 minutes. Pairs well with slow roasted turkey or pork loin. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left …

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spiced roasted brussels sprouts

Spiced Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Small and mighty, these baby cabbages cleanse the body. Some people may not like Brussels Sprouts but they haven’t had this recipe. Original Recipe by: Garlic My Soul [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]