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Vegan Spinach Pesto with Hemp Seeds

Vegan Spinach Pesto with Hemp Seeds

Thanks to its simplicity and versatility, this vegan pesto is one of my faves for snack or dinner time. I toss it with pasta or veggies, or use it as a topping on toast. It can be ready in just minutes and is so good for you! Spinach and hemp seeds c ...
Pine Nuts for P.M. Cravings

Pine Nuts for P.M. Cravings

So you’re “good” all day. You don’t eat a donut for breakfast. You do drink your H20.  Your dinner is a portrait of macrobiotic perfection. Dessert? No thanks. But then it’s 10 p.m. and you’re in your fluffy slippers and elastic-waisted PJ pants and ...
Porcini Mushroom Dressing

Porcini Mushroom Dressing

Cold, crisp lettuce isn’t the only food that beckons for a drizzle of dressing. Tender steamed veggies, a bowl of fluffy quinoa, plain pasta, or a chunk of crusty bread—all instantly transform from blah to bravo with a tiny bit of a tempting to ...
Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Filling your plate with fruits and veggies, whole grains, legumes and nuts – and replacing unhealthy choices like butter with olive oil, or salt with herbs and spices – is what the Mediterranean Diet is all about. But when it’s time for dinner, how d ...
Spinach & Pine Nut Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Spinach & Pine Nut Stuffed Chicken Breasts

They say it’s what’s inside that counts—and this entrée is no exception. Bursting with spinach and protein-packed pine nuts, these baked chicken breasts are stuffed with nutrition and gourmet flavor, with the added bonus of being diet friendly. A sin ...
Spicy Spaghetti “Squashta”

Spicy Spaghetti “Squashta”

It’s not pasta, it’s “squashta”! Try this easy method for creating veggie noodles from baked spaghetti squash (all you need is a fork!). Top with a mixture of sauteed spinach, sundried tomatoes, fresh herbs and pine nuts̶ ...