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Chickpea Curry with Cauliflower Rice

Every time I make this Indian style curry dish, I’m blown away by how delicious it tastes when I take my first bite. The sauce combines red curry paste along with lots of garlic, ginger, onion and spices to flavor the creamy coconut milk base. Chickpeas serve as the main source of protein and the… Continue reading Chickpea Curry with Cauliflower Rice

Breakfast · Dessert · Recipes · Snacks

No-Bake Protein Balls

These super yummy protein balls are like granola bars made simpler. They can be thrown together in about 15 minutes and require no baking. They're perfect for an energy boost before (or after) a workout, a healthy dessert option, or even paired with your morning coffee for a light breakfast when you're pressed for time. I like to make… Continue reading No-Bake Protein Balls

Dessert · Recipes

Mixed Stone Fruit Crumble

I often find inspiration simply by browsing the produce section of the grocery store. One of our local markets has been stocking fresh apricots recently and they were too pretty to resist! Like many of my culinary adventures, I wasn’t sure exactly what I’d end up doing with them. After some consideration, I ended up… Continue reading Mixed Stone Fruit Crumble

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Southwestern Beans & Greens

Considering how hard it can be to find quality produce on my island more times than not, I was excited when I first spotted beautiful emerald-green kale at the local market. Not only was it a new addition to the somewhat limited selection they typically offer, but it was still fresh & in good shape,… Continue reading Southwestern Beans & Greens

Recipes · Snacks

Herbed Beet & Goat Cheese Spread

I have a love-hate relationship with beets. I'm always drawn to them because of their beautiful magenta hue and the fact that they're an affordable source of healthy nutrients. Then, once I start working with them in my kitchen, that love fades because that beautiful hue stains everything and they taste like dirt. That earthiness you always hear people referring… Continue reading Herbed Beet & Goat Cheese Spread

Recipes · Sides

Pan Fried Tofu Dumplings with Chili Soy Dipping Sauce

When Nasoya recently reached out to me to do a review on their new tofu dumplings, I jumped at the chance with enthusiasm! I've always liked the quality & convenience of their products and the fact that they're organic is a nice bonus. The jury is still out on whether soy is safe or not when it comes to hormonal… Continue reading Pan Fried Tofu Dumplings with Chili Soy Dipping Sauce

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Watercress & Pear Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

  This simple, yet delicious salad combines spicy watercress with sweet, juicy pears and creamy blue brie cheese. Dressed with tangy lemon Dijon vinaigrette and topped with toasted walnuts, it strikes a perfect balance of flavors and looks classy while doing it. It makes a light, but satisfying lunch or a lovely side with dinner. If you… Continue reading Watercress & Pear Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette