Smashed Chickpea Salad on Crispy Rice Cakes

Vegan Chickpea Salad

This vegan chickpea salad is an easy, healthy lunch idea that will be your new favorite! Smashed for maximum flavor and meal-prep friendly this one is lunchbox ready. This post is sponsored by Sprouts Farmers Market. I shared this recipe last night with 60+ friends at the new Sprouts in Decatur. The theme for my
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Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe

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This easy quinoa salad is packed with summer fresh vegetables and flavor. Summer days call for easy meals and this one delivers! I always look forward to summer. As a foodie, I get shamelessly excited about all of the fresh local produce that’s available. Okra, peppers, tomatoes, peaches, corn… I love it all! Summer opens the door for
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Strawberry Kale Salad with Goat Cheese Croutons

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Fresh strawberries, baby kale, pecans and warm, creamy goat cheese star in this spring soiree on a plate.  This month’s #RecipeRedux is all about spring cleaning. The idea was to look through the fridge and pantry and use an ingredient that’s been hanging out for a while. Now, I’ll admit… I could have come up with a
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Asparagus & Sweet Pea Soup

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Judging by the gorgeous blooms, frequent rain showers and my full on seasonal allergies – spring has sprung in Atlanta. Though your thermometer may need to play catch up, it’s time to start enjoying light and fresh meals full of flavorful spring produce. Asparagus is the ultimate spring vegetables but it’s often forgotten. I think
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Try it Tuesday: Vegetable Noodles + Wasabi Sesame Seared Tuna Salad

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In celebration of National Nutrition Month, here is a healthy way to cut the carbs in your meals and enhance the presentation with colorful veggies! Thanks to intern Shelby Utter for getting in on the vegetable noodle craze to create this mouth-watering Wasabi Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna Salad with Zucchini Noodles recipe and contributing to today’s Try it Tuesday
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Sugar Snap Peas with Pecans & Feta + Vegetarian Flavor Bible Review

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Today I’m revealing a big secret. Yeah… I’m spilling the beans or in this case, Sugar Snap Peas with Pecans & Feta. Last month, I was excited to get an invitation from two time, James Beard Award-winning authors, Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg to join their Virtual Book Tour promoting the Vegetarian Flavor Bible during National Nutrition Month.
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Spicy Black Bean Soup with Ancho Chile Pepitas

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This Spicy Black Bean Soup with Ancho Chile Pepitas will satisfy your appetite for sweet, smoky heat. If you are at all like me, you’ll use this black bean soup as an excuse to eat tortilla chips!  Though I started cooking in my Grandma’s kitchen as a child, the first time I actually wrote and developed
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Blood Orange Winter Salad

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  Over on the Kitchenthusiast blog this month, I’m sharing a recipe using one of the prettiest members of the citrus fruit family, blood oranges.  Despite the gory name, I have to admit that I’m a little obsessed with blood oranges. Once you have a taste you’ll see why. With more than a day’s worth of Vitamin
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