Okay so this salad may be more of a fall specialty with the cinnamon maple chickpeas and butternut squash, but it can be enjoyed any time. This is so delicious! Along with the chickpeas, there is avocado, pomegranate seeds, spinach leaves, apple and roasted butternut squash. I mean, this is already making me wish for cooler… Continue reading Roasted Maple Chickpea Salad – Vegan & Gluten Free!
This salad is so colorful and beautiful, it was almost too pretty to eat. Almost! This salad has spinach leaves, mango, blueberries, avocado, pomegranate and roasted chickpeas. A great combination of fresh fruit and protein. It’s the perfect salad for a hot summer day! I didn’t take any photos prepping this, as I literally threw… Continue reading Blueberry Mango Chickpea Salad
I worked out for two hours outside in the humidity. I went for an hour hike, then had an hour long outdoor yoga class. It’s been pretty hot here, so I worked up quite a sweat, and an appetite! I needed some fuel, so I wanted a nice big, filling salad for lunch. This salad… Continue reading Fresh Veggie Chickpea Salad
So, I had never tried a Plantain before until about two years ago. I went to visit a friend of mine in Miami, Florida and she took me out to eat at this great Cuban place. I ordered a dish that came with rice, plantains and black beans. I don’t know why, but I was… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Plantain Bowl
Happy Monday! I know, who says that? As a photographer, I work a lot on the weekends. Mondays are still tough as I usually have piles of emails to answer, and editing to start. I somehow manage to squeeze in some cooking up new recipes ideas! Mondays usually require extra extra coffee! Good news though, I… Continue reading Roasted Chickpea & Sweet Potato Salad
I’m sure some of you are wondering what the heck is a Buddha Bowl. Honestly, Buddha bowls, sometimes referred to as glory or hippie bowls, are hearty, filling dishes made of various greens, raw or roasted veggies, beans and a healthy grain like quinoa or brown rice. Sometimes they also include toppings like nuts, seeds and… Continue reading Red Pepper Vegan Buddha Bowl
I’ll be honest, Tofu used to weird me out. I tried it once from a Chinese Food takeout and loathed it. I should have known that wasn’t a good choice. I now know that, that tofu was not flavored so it literally tasted like nothing. Since learning how to properly cook tofu, I LOVE it!… Continue reading Tofu Butternut Squash Salad