Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Persian Cucumbers

Yes, another quinoa recipe. I just can't get enough of this delicious food! It's gluten-free, a complete protein, and contains fiber, magnesium, folate, zinc... the list goes on and on! I especially like quinoa for its versatility. You can make it into a sweet or savory dish, depending on your preference. It tastes great as … Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Persian Cucumbers

Kalamata Olive Hummus

An updated hummus post! Previously I had the option for black olive hummus, but upon trying my recipe recently, I wasn't happy with it. Black olives themselves aren’t very flavorful, especially the canned ones. But the substitution of kalamata olives brings this black olive hummus it to a whole new level. You also have the … Continue reading Kalamata Olive Hummus

Quinoa Chickpea Burgers

Well, after 2 unsuccessful attempts at making vegan burgers, I finally mastered it! And I couldn't say what was the key ingredient, though I did learn that adding too many chunky vegetables in them will cause the burgers to fall apart easier. So for this, I will add some optional additions to the burgers, but … Continue reading Quinoa Chickpea Burgers

Roasted Chickpeas and Asparagus

If you don't have time for a fancy dinner but you want something healthy, well then, I give you roasted chickpeas and asparagus! This is a pretty simple recipe to make, especially if you have the chickpeas already cooked! This meals not only gives you lots of protein from the chickpeas, but also fiber, manganese … Continue reading Roasted Chickpeas and Asparagus

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Chickpea Basil Pesto

I love portobello mushrooms, but I could never figure out an easy, tasty way to cook them. I've sauteed and grilled in the past and used red wine, but I always thought that there must be some better way. Enter tamari sauce and coconut oil! Wow! Grilling these with just two ingredients made all the … Continue reading Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Chickpea Basil Pesto

Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ever want some ice cream sandwiches, but without the fat, chemicals and processed ingredients that the sandwiches are packed with? Or how about the articles that came out last year about Walmart's ice cream sandwiches that won't melt...even if left out overnight in 80 degree heat? (See this article to read the story!) Who wants to eat … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches