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Southwestern-Style Tricolor Quinoa Salad

Southwestern-Style Tricolor Quinoa Salad

You can’t go wrong with tomato salsa, but to really get guests gathering around a chip bowl, set out a southwestern-seasoned black bean and corn combo. All that flavor, with a little more texture and a ton more protein, inspired this healthy salad. T ...
Millet & Black Bean Stuffed Fiesta Acorn Squash

Millet & Black Bean Stuffed Fiesta Acorn Squash

Cooking with popular, trendy grains is one of my “things.” But I have to admit, there’s one that I’ve shied away from for years, and the reason why is silly: I didn’t know how to cook millet. Turns out this healthy, tasty, nutrient-packed grain is ea ...
Vegetarian Black Bean, Tomato & Walnut Chili

Vegetarian Black Bean, Tomato & Walnut Chili

Being an autumn junkie (sweaters! apples! squash! pumpkin! Who’s with me?!), I’ve been pining for this season for months. Now that it’s finally here, the soup pot is happily home on the stove and hearty, spoonable meals have made their way back onto ...
Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Set-and-Simmer 3-Bean Chili

Need enough food to feed an army? Break out the crockpot, because this turkey chili is your secret weapon.  All you have to do is dice a couple bell peppers and about half an onion. The rest is embarrassingly easy. Depending on the troops you need to ...
Baked Low-Fat Mexican Tortilla Wedges

Baked Low-Fat Mexican Tortilla Wedges

You could eat just over a quarter cup of almonds. Or a piece of string cheese and an apple. Or a half cup of vanilla ice cream. But for the same amount of calories – about 225 – wouldn’t you rather fill up on a hot, restaurant-style Mexican meal? Loa ...