Lentils are such a great source of gluten free/vegan protein and have a mild flavor that goes well with so many other ingredients. This salad has extra protein from chickpeas, healthy fats from the avocado, and the baby kale provides fiber and vitamins A, C, & K. A macrobiotic lentil salad recipe is extremely difficult… Continue reading Lentil and Chickpea Salad
Quinoa is such a great source of protein and it’s so versatile! It’s a great way to add protein to main dishes, salads, and soups, and it’s a great base to make veggie burgers. For a base of a salad like this, I prefer red quinoa. It has a little bit more of a bite… Continue reading Colorful Red Quinoa Salad
Orzo has to be my favorite pasta shape and it is so versatile. This salad is so simple and it tastes good cold or warm. It’s great as a side dish or as a main dish with the addition of chicken.
I grew up as the ‘weird kid’ who actually liked brussels sprouts, so I love trying to find different ways to cook them.