Black Bean Burgers

A burger on lettuce wrap? Yes please… a black bean burger…YAS! Full of protein, juicy, good for you. What else can be better? Ingredients 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 1 onion, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, shredded ½ cup quick-cook oats 2 Tbs of chopped roasted peppers 1 tablespoon soy sauce…

Tofu Stir Fry

A stir fry can be an ace to play on any busy night. Delicious, made with nutritious vegetables and it comes together in a flash. Try it! Ingredients 4 cloves garlic, minced, divided 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon sriracha ¼ cup lime juice ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce 1…

Protein-Packed Chili

Some days call for a warm chili. One that is packed with quinoa and protein, is even better! Try it! Ingredients 1/2 tablespoon oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 jalapeño, chopped, seeded 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste 1/8 teaspoon pepper, to taste 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1.5…

Pesto Quinoa With White Beans

When you can decide if you want beef, poultry or fish…have a plant based dish! This pesto quinoa with white beans is amazing. Filling, nutritious, clean and perfect for meal preps! Try it! Ingredients 2 cups fresh basil, packed 2 cups fresh arugula, packed ⅓ cup olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon, divided ⅓ cup walnuts…

Baked Falafel, Tzatziki Sauce and Homemade Flatbread

Whats better than falafel? BAKED falafel with homemade flatbread and a creamy Tzatziki sauce. Ingredients Falafel 2 cans of chickpeas, drained and shelled ½ bunch fresh parsley ¼ bunch fresh cilantro ¼ bunch fresh mint 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, roughly chopped 2 eggs 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon paprika 2 ¼ teaspoons cumin…

Ratatouille

A combination of vegetables that is rich in iron, vitamins and minerals you wont imagine! Eggplant, zucchini, Squash! Ingredients Vegetales 1 eggplants 3 roma tomatoes 1 yellow squash 1 zucchini Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 yellow bell pepper, diced salt, to taste…

Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry

Being honest, my family is not big on curry so I embarked on a mission. Making it delicious, beautiful and appealing. They enjoyed the creamy coconut sauce, the tender sweet potatoes and I have to say, I was a happy camper when empty plates were displayed! Yess!! They liked this one!! Ingredients 2 medium sized…

Tomato, Lentil and Kale Soup

Making a creamy, delicious, healthy soup is always rewarding and brings you comfort. This one does not require over night soaking. Full of vitamin K from the kale and iron from those lentils, among other great benefits. Ingredients 3 cups of water 2 cups of brown or green lentils 3 plum tomatoes cut into pieces…

Instant Pot Squash Curry

Ingredients 15 oz canned chickpeas (1.5 cups dried) rinsed and drained. 1/2 red onion & 1/2 Shallot diced. 2 cloves garlic, pressed or finely chopped. 1 Tbsp avocado oil 2-3 Tbsp red Thai curry paste 1 can light coconut milk 2 Cups of cubed Butternut Squash 2-3 cups spinach salt sesame seeds Directions Drain and…

Sweet potato black bean patties/Burgers

Ingredients 2-3 sweet potatoes cooked 1-15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed (1 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup chopped small red onion 1/2 cup rolled oats or quick oats 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2-1 teaspoon salt 2 big leaves of lettuce per patty 2…