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Instant Pot Garden Risotto Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This Instant Pot Garden Risott Recipe is a healthy and delicious recipe for your garden vegetables! Loaded with fresh kale, peas, green onions, and zucchini squash.  This no-stir risotto recipe is a simple and easy way to enjoy a complex tasting risotto without all the work! I love a fresh and healthy risotto… but making […]

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Lemon Rosemary Hummus Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Lemon Rosemary Hummus is a bright and flavorful pantry staple recipe! A healthy protein packed dip for vegetables, chips, focaccia, or pita bread. Made with ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboard, give this irresistible and creamy dip a shot! Another delicious homemade hummus recipe coming your way! My Green Garden Hummus was […]

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Vegetarian Leftover Fried Rice Recipe (Gluten Free)

Vegetarian leftover fried rice recipe is healthy and easy, and a great way to use leftover rice!  Simple, loaded with vegetables, and ready in 20 minutes.  A perfect inexpensive dinner or side dish, and can be served with any protein you have on hand! I always have a containter of leftover rice in the fridge […]

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Instant Pot Root Vegetables & Lemon Caper Sauce (Vegan, GF)

These Instant Pot Root Vegetables are a delicious and healthy fall side dish recipe cooked in a creamy white wine lemon caper sauce!  Serve with any protein, or spoon on top of noodles or rice for a complete meal. Root vegetables are a staple all year long on our homestead. We love roasting potatoes, carrots, […]

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Cabbage & Udon Noodle Stir Fry Recipe (Vegan)

This cabbage & udon noodle stir fry recipe is a quick and easy meal: great for lunch or dinner! Loaded with vegetables in a delicious sauce. Better than Chinese takeout (and healthier too), this delicious asian noodle stir fry is loaded with crunchy cabbage, green onions, and perfectly cooked noodles. This Cabbage Udon Noodle Stir […]

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Dirty Vegan Nacho Dip (High Protein, Gluten Free, Vegan)

This nacho dip is perfect for those late night vegan & vegetarian junk food cravings! Rich, creamy, loaded with vegetables and actually healthy(ish). No one loves a good old-fashioned nacho chip dip more than this Midwestern-er!  I love classic 7 layer taco dip, and have so many fond memories of it being served at every […]

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Roasted Garlic Hummus Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This roasted garlic hummus recipe is a creamy and flavorful dip for chips, vegetables, or homemade bread. Spread it on sandwiches or wraps too!  Its a bold and flavor additional to snack time with veggies, on a sandwich or grilled cheese, or featured on a charcuterie board. Roasted garlic is one of those deleicacies that […]

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Thai Chickpea Salad with Peanut Sauce Dressing (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This Thai chickpea salad with peanut dressing is a simple, healthy, and tasty lunch. A great vegan meal prep recipe, ready in 10 minutes! A healthy lunch or dinner option made with fresh vegetables, cooked garbanzo beans, and a bright fresh peanut sauce dressing. A big bowl of this Thai Chickpea Salad is great for […]

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Honey Mustard Coleslaw (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

This raw honey mustard coleslaw is the perfect picnic side, pot luck dish, or salad for your summer BBQ.  Its a little savory, a little sweet, and loaded with fresh vegetables for a bright crunch. As a beekeeper, I know honey!  I love adding raw honey to all kinds of sweet and savory dishes.   This […]

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Simple Lemon Quinoa Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This healthy lemon quinoa salad is packed with fresh vegetables and herbs in a simple lemon vinaigrette! Easy to make, and ready in 10 minutes. This lemony quinoa salad is perfect for a summer pot puck, BBQ side dish, or an easy vegan meal prep recipe. In these last few weeks of summer, we are […]

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Roast Crookneck Squash (Vegan, Gluten Free)

One of my favorite crookneck squash recipes: roasted simply with olive oil and spices! This squash is easy, delicious, and full of flavor.  A great recipe for crookneck squash, summer squash, Italian yellow squash, or any variety! This year we grew crookneck squash in our garden, and it really thrived! We got so many of […]

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Summer White Bean Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This summer white bean salad is a protein packed recipe for fresh garden tomatoes and cucumbers! Easy no cook summer lunch.  Great for an easy no-cook lunch or dinner. Serve with a thick slice of homemade sourdough and you’ve got a satisfying meal ready in about 5 minutes. At this point in the summer, almost […]