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Raw Zucchini Pesto “Pasta”

Raw Zucchini Pesto “Pasta”

One of the perks of pesto – unlike a tomato-based pasta topping – is that you don’t have to chop, simmer or stand at the stove all day. Just add fresh herbs, garlic and olive oil to your blender, and in seconds, your sauce is ready to toss. With prep ...
Hearty Mung Bean Soup with Spinach

Hearty Mung Bean Soup with Spinach

Nothing beats hearty, warm soup on a cold day. Curling up in big comfy sweater with an over-sized bowl is something I look forward to each winter. Finding a nutritious and filling recipe is key to this cozy fantasy. The very first time I made this de ...
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 ...
Roasted Cinnamon-Crunch Butternut Squash

Roasted Cinnamon-Crunch Butternut Squash

Don’t be fooled by its sturdy skin, bulky size and odd appearance. Butternut squash is one of winter’s most nutritious gems, and it’s easier to prepare than most people think. In fact, you can keep carving out of the equation until after it’s cooked. ...
Dreamy Vegan Pistachio Mousse

Dreamy Vegan Pistachio Mousse

Nuts and seeds are a smart part of any clean-eating diet, but they usually come in as additions or afterthoughts. Want more protein? Sprinkle ‘em on. Need a quick, energizing snack? Grab a handful. My fondness for these healthful plant foods – especi ...