Oven Roasted Summer Veggies

Roasted Veggies
It is practically summer now and that means three things: tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. Each is absolutely delicious by itself but when they are combined, things become Mediterranean really fast. I also incorporated chickpeas into this oven roast for added texture and protein.

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Decontructed Samosas

Deconstructed Samosas in Lettuce Cups

I have a dilemma about samosas. Every time I see them, I can't help but badly crave them but the guilt is always overwhelming. I am not into deep frying things, both because of the repeated use of potentially questionable oil and the unnecessary calories packed into that oil. Besides all that, most ...

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Spicy Lentil Chard

Spicy Lentils and Sweet Potatoes with Chard

It has been a cloudy and gloomy couple of days over here and to top it off, I haven't been feeling 100%. I am the kind of person who gets strongly affected by weather. I need sun to live. Or in days where sun fails to show up for me, I need good food to warm me up and comfort me. Food to make ...

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Coffee Chia Pudding

Chia seed puddings can be excellent options for starting the day right with a bunch of complete proteins and omega 3's. And I also wouldn't mind a chocolate coffee flavored delicious dessert or post-workout snack, topped with coconut cream, and a cherry on top of course. Here is the recipe: ...

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Spinach Roll-Ups

Spinach Tortilla Roll-Ups

The best thing about tortillas is that they are easily transformed into a wide variety of dishes. This spinach tortilla roll-up with cashew cream sauce was inspired by the mediterranean borek. Although borek uses a different dough, this comes really really close and brings in a big-time convenience. ...

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Garbanzo Bean Salad

Spicy Garbanzo Bean Salad Bowl with Tahini Sauce

If I am going to eat a salad as a meal, I want it spicy and I want it with a killer dressing. Garbanzo beans (or chickpeas) are of one of the pillars of our vegan diet. I feel like hummus has become our new "cheese", so to say. But that's not the only way we enjoy garbanzo beans. They ...

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Beet Patties

Beet Patties

Beets are one of the star items in my standard weekly shopping list. Most of the time, I boil and pickle them. And when I do that, I reserve some to incorporate in other dishes. Like these vegan patties.I have posted several variations of vegan patties before (see here and here for examples). ...

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