PROTEIN’S CARBON FOOTPRINT – SEE HOW THEY SCORE

What you put on your plate has a large impact on the environment. Research by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and its partners shows that meat and dairy are generally more resource-intensive to produce than plant-based foods, increasing pressure on land, water, and the climate....

KAMUT® AVOCADO AND SPICY CARROT SALAD

A simple, yet flavorful vegetarian/vegan salad. A delightful sweet, spicy and creamy mix of fresh cool avocado, chipotle roasted carrots and a lightly honey-sweetened dressing. Salad: 1 cup              KAMUT® berries 4-5                  large carrots 1 Tbs              extra virgin olive oil 1/2-1Tbs        chipotle powder 1                      avocado 1/4 cup           sunflower seeds 1 Tbs              freshly chopped cilantro for topping Salt and pepper to taste Dressing: 1 Tbs              fresh squeezed...

EVERYTHING GREEN SALAD

Everything Green Salad This is my new go-to salad, packed with lovely greens, wonderful textures and a wonderful tangy dressing! Makes 8 servings  1½ cups           frozen green peas 1lb                   asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2” pieces (4 cups) 12oz                sugar snap peas, trimmed (4 cups) 4oz                  pea tendrils (you can...

ZUCCHINI, ARTICHOKE AND RICOTTA LASAGNA

Great nutritional greens combine with ricotta and mozzarella for a lovely light dish that works as a main course or side dish. It’s easy to make but does take a little time…and it’s worth it! Serve to your vegetarian friends and get a five-star review!! Makes...

Cauliflower – A Nutrition Powerhouse

Cauliflower is a perfect food swap,  as this member of the cruciferous vegetable family is packed with a rich supply of nutrients and is finally getting the attention it deserves as a nutrition powerhouse. With a nutty and slightly sweet taste, cauliflower has become one of...

A TWIST ON COMFORT FOOD

Shepherd’s Pie is a perfect winter dinner. Easy to make and this twist on an all-time favorite lowers the fat and ups the nutrition!   4 c            cauliflower, trimmed and cut into small florets 3 c            whole milk ½    ...

FOUR BEAN VEGETARIAN CHILI 

                  If you weren’t told you would never guess that this robust chili was meatless! So hearty and delicious you won’t miss the meat. Serves 6: 1               yellow pepper – seeded and cut into ½” squares 1          ...

Cold Soups for Summer

We just love summertime…farmers markets, fresh produce, no-cook meals… it’s just the perfect time of year to take advantage of nature’s bounty! The difference between fresh, farm-grown tomatoes and store bought ones is like night and day. So when you are making a simple dish...

May is National Asparagus Month

If asparagus isn’t one of your favorite veggies, maybe we can change your mind with this amazing Garden Greens Pizza recipe! It is sooo good and we have a really quick “cheat” version if you don’t have time to start from scratch! Garden Greens Pizza Simple to...