recipes

  • Recipe: Easy Red + White Quinoa Stir Fry

    Dena August 6, 2013

    This recipe is my “go-to” for anytime that I need something quick, easy, healthy, and delicious. You can make it using whatever you have in the house. The vegetables (onion, cabbage, carrot, celery) & the carbs (red & white quinoa) that I used can be…

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  • Recipe: Healthy Rice & Bean Cakes

    Dena July 19, 2013

    Yesterday I was craving something “substantial” but didn’t have much in the house. So I threw a little bit of everything together and came up with these rice & bean cakes. They were delicious. You can serve them warm with applesauce or sour cream or…

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  • recipe: eggs, raspberry jam + sourdough

    Dena April 24, 2013

    Last week I discovered Trader Joe’s raspberry preserve and it is heaven in a jar. It inspired me to make the easiest — and most delicious — sandwich ever. Two slices of sourdough, toasted. Two eggs over easy. Spread jam generously over one slice of…

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  • Recipe: Quick + Easy Stir Fry

    Dena February 15, 2013

    Here is a quick, healthy + easy stir fry recipe for you. You can use any grain that you have on hand like rice or pasta. I used a leftover quinoa and wild rice mix that I had from the day before. You’ll need: broccoli…

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  • Recipe: Easy, Nutritious Peanut Butter Balls

    Dena February 10, 2013

    This weekend I made nutritious, delicious, peanut butter balls. These are so easy to make and you can use any ingredients you’ve got around the kitchen. They taste healthy so you don’t feel guilty about eating them – – but they’re also just the right…

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  • Recipe: Vegan Stuffed Peppers

    Dena January 13, 2013

    This weekend we watched two documentaries that reminded us how important a plant-based, whole foods diet is. (Forks Over Knives and Vegucated.) It’s back to clean eating in this house. (And luckily, my pregnancy nausea has finally subsided enough that I have a choice about…

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  • From Farm to Fridge

    Dena August 22, 2012

    Eating clean and green is not easy—don’t let anybody fool you!—but there are things that you can do to simplify. After we picked up our first CSA box, I went straight to work. Cleaning, peeling, and cutting oh my! I made it fun, put on…

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  • Food Diary: Saturday Supper

    Dena August 18, 2012

    This morning we headed to our local natural foods shop to pick up our first CSA (community-supported agriculture) share of the season. Tomorrow, I’ll share some details about what came in the box, but for now, a few photographs of tonight’s supper. There is seriously…

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  • Recipe: Peanut Butter Walnut Apple Cookies

    Dena August 7, 2012

    I am a little bit ashamed to admit this… but this weekend I baked something “from scratch” for the very first time! See, I’ve been getting adventurous in the kitchen for awhile, but when it came to baking, I’ve been intimidated. The thing that I…

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