Tag Archives: healthy

Protein-Packed Vegetarian Burrito

After my workout today I was craving all sorts of protein, but was without tofu! “WHAT EVER SHOULD I DO?!” I thought to myself. But not really. Anyway, I decided to make a delicious, healthy burrito packed with protein. Short on fat content, but not on taste! If you want to make this even healthier, […]

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Creamy Gnocchi al Pesto with Spinach

Three of my favorite foods: gnocchi, pesto, and spinach COMBINED. Although, it’s not really saying much, since most foods are my favorite foods (self-proclaimed food addict) except for meat (obviously) and mushrooms. Anyway, I love gnocchi but had never cooked it at home so I figured I’d give it a whirl instead of pasta. I […]

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Quinoa Aglio Olio (vegan)

This dish was a recipe of my own creation, and it combines food from three different cultures! I try to do this every once in a while, by throwing Italian ingredients in a quesadilla or taco, or by using Asian seasonings in a Middle Eastern dish, but I think this one might be my favorite […]

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Healthy Chocolate-Banana Ice Cream

I came across a recipe for this “ice cream” a couple weeks ago, and it’s been on my mind ever since! If you leave out the chocolate chips on top, it’s vegan. Not to mention, super healthy and incredible delicious!   Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 heaping tbsp creamy peanut butter […]

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Rainbow Quinoa

I am so excited to share this recipe, because I not only made quinoa for the first time, but I completely made up the recipe! True, this is not very complex and there are not too many spices involved, but having never cooked quinoa before it could have turned out disastrous. The only *oops* part […]

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The Triple P: Pea Pesto Pasta! (and protein!)

I have a serious pesto obsession. I could bathe in pesto. You could make pesto with any ingredient in existence (cookie pesto?) and I’d probably eat it. I found this recipe for pea pesto a couple months ago, bookmarked it, and¬†finally got around to making it, and it turned out wonderful! I mixed up the […]

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Mac & Cheese from Scratch…and Tofu Fries

This is a healthier, nutritious,¬†and possibly more delicious take on your favorite meal as a kid: Kraft Mac and Cheese and Ore-Ida fries that Mom cooked in the oven. Sorry Ma, but we’re ditching the neon orange cheese and preservatives this time. So here’s your favorite lunch revamped: mac & cheese from scratch with tofu […]

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Spinach and Black Bean Quesadilla

I’m a quesadilla nut. I’m not sure why but something about the crispy tortilla and melty cheesy goodness just makes me drool…to the point where I used to make quesadillas for breakfast…and lunch…and dinner. Thankfully I’m out of that phase, but quesadillas are still a go-to quickie meal for me. The spinach and black beans […]

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Asian-Style Tofu & Edamame

This dinner is very simple, very easy, and not too fancy. Very few ingredients are involved, but it’s so delicious (and vegan)! It’s no secret how much I love tofu, but I love edamame just as much. It is so healthy, easy to make, and tasty with nothing more than sea salt. Ingredients: 1 Package […]

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Effortless Southwestern Bowl for the Lazy Chef

I am the worst offender when it comes to being a lazy chef. I always want a delicious, non-frozen, healthy meal from scratch, but sometimes it is just way too hard to get off the couch. Today was one of those days, so I solved my paradoxical food problem with the Southwestern Bowl. This recipe […]

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