Tostones with Nicaraguan Guacamole

You may have heard of tostones (twice friend plantains), and you've definitely heard of guacamole. But have you heard of Nicaraguan guacamole? Well, I hadn't, until a couple weeks ago, when I found out the in Nicaragua, they put boiled eggs in their guacamole. Yes, in Nicaragua they boil eggs, then mash them up and … Continue reading Tostones with Nicaraguan Guacamole

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Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

It's still asparagus season, which means I'm still finding ways to incorporate it into my diet. One of the best tips for eating healthy, local, and organic is to eat seasonal foods. If you are a co-op or CSA member, you will get seasonal vegetables and fruit from your local farmer. This means weeks of … Continue reading Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Sweet Potato and Sauteed Kale Quinoa Bowl

People freak out about ‪vegan‬ meals all the time. "Where is the protein? Where is the calcium? Where's the vitamin D?" Guys, it's all right here, and much better sources for each of these necessary nutrients. ‪‎Quinoa is a huge source of protein, ‪along with kale and mushrooms. Also, avocado has protein, and even tomatoes have protein! … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Sauteed Kale Quinoa Bowl