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Italian Chopped Salad

Italian Chopped Salad

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I find myself turning things that aren’t meant to be a salad into a salad. If I have leftover pasta I just add greens and whatever veggies I have around and toss everything in some

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Ingredients
  • For salad
  • 1 large head romaine (about 1 pound), chopped
  • 1/2 head radicchio (about 4 ounces), chopped
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup chopped roasted tomatoes
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
Moroccan Kale Salad

Moroccan Kale Salad

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When people get excited about kale, I used to think they were either trying to convince themselves it tastes good or just lying. But then I joined the kale club because I figured out how

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Ingredients
  • 1-15 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large bunch curly kale, stems removed and roughly chopped
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots
Spicy Peanut Soup

Spicy Peanut Soup

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I love natural peanut butter, but I hate stirring a new jar. My trick of storing it upside down to make the task easier hasn’t been working now that I’ve switched brands, and the jar

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium white onion, roughly chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed and minced
  • 1 butternut squash (about 2-3 pounds), peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons crushed chile de arbol
  • 1-2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
Chickpea Soup

Chickpea Soup

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I finally caught it—my first cold of the season. What started as a scratchy throat has turned into a full blown foggy head and sniffles, so much for my daily multivitamin. Even though going overboard

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Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped
  • 1 carrot, roughly chopped
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary, minced
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 1-15 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 8 ounces cavatelli pasta
One Pan Orecchiette

One Pan Orecchiette

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After a long day at work, I am often at a loss for inspiration. Desperation sets in as I try to get food on the table in a hurry. That’s why it’s pasta to the

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Ingredients
  • 12 ounces dried orecchiette
  • 1-15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet Potato Hummus

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Sweet potatoes have a permanent spot on my grocery list. No matter the season, I always pick up at least 2 or even 3 sweet potatoes. I don’t know what it is about roasted sweet

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Ingredients
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1-15 oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter or tahini
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Spicy Red Lentil & Chickpea Soup

Spicy Red Lentil & Chickpea Soup

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My slow cooker lives in an awkward cabinet above the refrigerator. I have to climb up on a dining chair to hoist it down. It is in such an inconvenient spot as if I am

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Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Baked Falafel Salad

Baked Falafel Salad

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It seems like every new fast casual spot that opens is a version of Chipotle just focused on a different ethnic cuisine. That formula of infinite options assembled-to-order appeals to the picky eater in all

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Ingredients
  • For falafel
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup parsley leaves
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin