Posts Tagged ‘chickpeas’

Sesame Chickpea Chopped Salad

It’s official. I am crazy for cabbage. I don’t know about you, but I love to juice it, mix it into my rice, toss it in curries and soups and I especially love cabbage in a salad. Since I’m always looking for new things to do with cabbage, I was absolutely thrilled to whip-up this…

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Curried Chickpea Spinach Salad with Almonds & Apricot

You will be craving this from now on, mark my words. This curry vinaigrette has just the right amount of sweetness, acidity and creamy depth to round out the salad, but it’s the crunchy roasted chickpeas combined with the chewy sweet apricots that really take it to the next level. When you take a bite,…

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Harvest Bowl with Maple-Tahini Sauce

I’m craving food that’s appropriate for the season: steamy drinks, hearty soups, warm grain bowls… And as far as grain bowls go, this one is a home run. Quinoa provides plenty of protein and fiber to keep you satisfied, and butternut squash is rich in beta-carotene and antioxidants, which just so happens to be great…

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Brussels Sprouts & Smokey Chickpeas

This soup is the best cauliflower creation I’ve had in a while. Bursting with flavor and texture this soup is fall in a bowl. It’s thick and remarkably creamy despite the lack of actual cream, which is always a good thing. While the cauliflower soup can hold it’s own, it’s the toppings that elevate each…

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Broccoli, Avocado, Kale Salad with Garlic-Tahini Dressing & Roasted Chickpeas

This is the perfect summer meal. Kale, broccoli, avocado, cabbage, and crispy chickpeas tossed with quinoa and a garlic tahini dressing makes for some seriously flavorful healthy greens. I love the idea of inviting friends over and serving this outdoors alongside a chilled glass of Rose. While there are a lot of fabulous things going…

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Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Easy & satisfying. The filling in these bad boys is simple: chickpeas, tomatoes, feta, parsley and a healthy dose of lemon juice. I dig this veggie filling in everything from salads and burrito bowls to lettuce wraps, but stuffed in a roasted sweet potato, is where it really shines. Scary good (for vegetarians & meat lovers alike). The…

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Moroccan Chickpea Carrot Salad with Pistachios

There are a few reasons I love adore this carrot salad. First, it’s absolutely delicious. The tart lime dressing, spiced by cumin & turmeric, takes a plain carrot salad and turns it into a dish worth getting excited about. The dates are sweet, the pistachios are salty. The whole package is an amazing combination. Forget…

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Quinoa & Black Bean Stew and Chickpea Waldorf Salad (both featured in Veg Times)

Today friends, I share with you two of my creations that were recently featured in Vegetarian Times magazine. They are easy to prepare, will accommodate all of your New Year’s resolutions plus make you look & feel amazing. They keep really well in the fridge and taste even more unbelievable the next day. Plus, they contain a laundry list of…

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Curried Red Lentil Coconut Soup

I fully plan to have a pot of this warming soup in my fridge all season long. You’ve got the usual soup suspects in the form of lentils, peppers, and onion, but then there’s a hint of cinnamon, warmth from the jalapeno and ginger, and the smooth creaminess from the coconut milk.. It has dimension…

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Strawberry Arugula Salad with Lemon Roasted Chickpeas

Salad is always my summer obsession. Variety isn’t just the spice of life, it will also keep you from falling into a food rut. People often tell me that they love salad but get bored with the same old version they always make. When you get bored of garden salads, this salad has it all. …

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