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Smoky Vegan Bean & Beet Patties

Smoky Vegan Bean & Beet Patties

Smoked paprika has become a highly-anticipated guest star in my culinary creations as of late. I can’t get enough of this vibrant spice and the distinctive flavor it brings to my dishes. It is especially piquant in these Vegan Bean and Beet Pat ...
5 Naturally Energizing Foods

5 Naturally Energizing Foods

Most people’s energizer of choice turns out to be coffee. In fact, 54 percent of Americans over 18 drink coffee every day. It is such a go-to that many people even prefer coffee to sex—at least first thing in the morning. (Full disclosure: I am one o ...
Apple Pie-Peanut Butter Quinoa Parfait

Apple Pie-Peanut Butter Quinoa Parfait

Breakfast or dessert? You decide. A parfait is a fun way to start the day, with colorful layers and multiple mingling textures to perk up your senses and pack in early morning nutrition. Yet, creamy peanut butter and apple pie flavor make this health ...
1-Hour Homemade Pumpkin Spice Granola

1-Hour Homemade Pumpkin Spice Granola

The reward for a single afternoon spent cooking can be an entire week of faster, easier meals. But don’t limit your menu to packable lunches and quick-to-reheat dinners. Time is often tightest first thing in the morning when everyone’s scrambling to ...
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 ...
Quinoa Christmas Cookies

Quinoa Christmas Cookies

Celebrating Christmas with countless cookies and fruit cakes? If all the flour handprints and sticky sugar frosting starts to drive you walnuts, know that you’re not alone. Even better, there’s a cure for this sugar-cookie syndrome. Instead of collap ...
Cinnamon-Orange Quinoa Porridge

Cinnamon-Orange Quinoa Porridge

You’ve snubbed rice for it, stuffed peppers with it, and paired it with endless combinations of veggies and herbs for salads and sides. But have you had quinoa for breakfast? Chewy, like oatmeal, with a nuttier taste and greater amounts of protein an ...