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Balsamic Mushroom Broccoli Rice

Balsamic Mushroom Broccoli Rice

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Skip the grains in this balsamic mushroom broccoli rice, and go all in on veggies for a vegetarian dinner or side dish in just 20 minutes. Most of us don’t make it through January before

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Ingredients
  • 1-2 heads broccoli, about 2 pounds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
Edamame Pistachio Dip

Edamame Pistachio Dip

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Ready in minutes, a food processor or blender does all the work in this vegan edamame pistachio dip with garlic, fresh herbs and lemon juice. Even though it’s been a few months, I am still

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup cooked shelled edamame plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 cup raw shelled pistachios
  • 1/2 cup cilantro and/or parsley leaves
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
Vegan Poblano White Bean Chili

Vegan Poblano White Bean Chili

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Smoky and spicy, this hearty vegan poblano white bean chili is loaded with corn and hominy. It’s thickened with mashed beans. Top it with diced avocados and crumbled tortilla chips. January and February are when

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Ingredients
  • 2 poblano peppers
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small white onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

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With a spicy mix of cumin and cayenne pepper, bake these easy sheet pan sweet potato black bean quesadillas in the oven so they’re all ready at the same time. You won’t find me with

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Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
Roasted Cauliflower Spinach Pesto Pasta

Roasted Cauliflower Spinach Pesto Pasta

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If you’re in the mood for healthy comfort food that’s easy to make and packs in plenty of vegetables and greens, try this roasted cauliflower spinach pesto pasta. Things always slow down the week between

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Ingredients
  • For cauliflower
  • 1 head cauliflower, leaves removed, bottom stem trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • For pesto
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup packed baby spinach
Mushroom Pepper Feta Crustless Quiche

Mushroom Pepper Feta Crustless Quiche

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Looking for an easy healthy egg dish for breakfast or brunch? Try this veggie-filled baked mushroom pepper feta crustless quiche with arugula. My definition of sleeping in is very different than it was when I

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil plus more for pie dish
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 6 ounces cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 ounces arugula
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley plus more for serving
  • 5 large eggs
Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts

Honey Mustard Brussels Sprouts

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These easy honey mustard brussels sprouts are a little bit sweet with a touch of smoky heat. Cook them on the stovetop for a quick fall or winter side. There are two ways that I

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Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved lengthwise or quartered if large
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Roasted Sweet Potato Cauliflower Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Cauliflower Salad

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With a mix of spinach, farro and scallions, this roasted sweet potato cauliflower salad is hearty and filling enough to count as dinner or lunch. Lately, my dinners haven’t been making it off the sheet

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Ingredients
  • For salad
  • 1 head cauliflower, leaves removed, bottom stem trimmed
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup farro
  • 2/3 cup water
Tofu Peanut Vegetable Stir-Fry

Tofu Peanut Vegetable Stir-Fry

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With a peanut sauce that’s a combination of spicy, sweet and herby, this tofu peanut vegetable stir-fry is good hot from the pan, or try leftovers cold from the fridge. It’s been nearly 7 months

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Ingredients
  • 1-14 ounce package extra firm tofu
  • 3 ounces soba noodles
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
Baked Feta with Olives and Tomatoes

Baked Feta with Olives and Tomatoes

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Looking for an easy appetizer? Serve this baked feta with tomatoes and olives warm from the oven with toasted baguette slices or crackers. It is guaranteed to be a hit. Last week’s Thanksgiving Day festivities

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Ingredients
  • 1-6 ounce block feta, drained
  • 1 cup assorted olives, pitted or with pits
  • 1/3 cup chopped marinated roasted tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Mandarin Orange Kale Salad

Mandarin Orange Kale Salad

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With bitter greens, sweet, tart fruit, pistachios and dates, this mandarin orange kale salad is colorful and beautiful way to start a big fall/winter meal. Whenever I make this mandarin orange kale salad, I always

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Ingredients
  • For salad
  • 1 bunch Lacinato kale, stemmed and chopped
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented
  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped pistachios
Roasted Beet Wild Rice

Roasted Beet Wild Rice

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With fresh herbs, nuts & Dijon vinaigrette, this roasted beet wild rice is a simple, healthy vegan side that makes the most of multitasking. After 16 years, our oven called it quits and our other

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Ingredients
  • For beets
  • 1-1/2 pounds beets, greens removed
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • For rice
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 1-3/4 cups water