Lemony Broccoli Salad with Chickpeas and Feta

This easy broccoli salad is a refreshing and healthy side dish for the summer! 

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This is one of my new favorite salads and I have my 9 month old to thank for it!  I’ve been trying to transition Eli from purees to more solid foods and it’s been freaking me out.  I can’t take all the gagging and coughing but I also don’t want to have to puree his food until he goes to college, so I’ve gotten over it :)Continue Reading

BBQ Cauliflower & Chickpea Veggie Burgers

Tons of delicious BBQ flavor packed into these easy veggie burgers!  Everyone will enjoy them!

BBQ Cauliflower & Chickpea Veggie Burgers - Lots of delicious flavor packed into these veggie burgers!  Vegetarians and meat eaters will love these!  Vegan, gluten free

I feel like I sound like a broken record, but things have been busy around here lately!  We went on a trip to Iowa to visit my husband’s family and then a few days after we got back, my 8 month old got really sick with his first virus.  Then, I got sick with a bad cold and then we had a friend come visit for a few days.  And, then my sister and her boyfriend came to visit.  Thankfully, both Eli and I were better by that visit!Continue Reading

Healthy Taco Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

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Happy February!  I’m going to stop exclaiming that I can’t believe another month has gone by and I’m just going to accept the fact that life is moving wayyyy too fast.  And it seemed to get about 10 times faster since I had a baby.  So, here we are, it’s the 2nd of February and it’s time for 30Minute Thursday!  But I’m feeling extra nice this month and I’m gonna do you one better than a 30 minute meal, these Healthy Taco Chickpea Lettuce Wraps only take about 15 minutes to make!Continue Reading

Tofu & Chickpea BBQ Sandwiches

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I’m pretty sure I’m witnessing a miracle right now, it’s been around 115 degrees here for way too long and this morning I wake up to clouds and the smell of rain!  It’s still probably 90 degrees out there, but that is 15 degrees less than what it was last weekend so I will happily take it!
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Seasoned Chickpea Taco Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

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I’m probably guilty of saying this every month, but can you believe its’ March already?!  I love spring so I’m not sad about the changing seasons at all, I just wish time would slow down a bit!  The fact that it’s March also means that it’s time for 30-Minute Thursday!  Scroll to the bottom of the post for more delicious recipes from some of my favorite bloggers that can all be on your table in 30 minutes or less!Continue Reading

Chopped Kale Power Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

This Chopped Kale Power Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing is the perfect salad to start the New Year with!  Eat it for lunch and you'll have energy all day!  Packed with healthy and delicious ingredients, including: sweet potato, chickpeas, almonds, avocado, cranberries and red onion!

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds.

Well, the holidays are officially over now.  Part of me is a little sad because that means it is almost 365 days until I get to put the Christmas tree up again (and not be frowned upon :) )  But, the other part of me is a little relieved.  It’s now 2016 and it’s all about healthy eating and taking care of yourself: two things I enjoy doing and always strive to better at.
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Butternut Squash Falafel with Maple Tahini Sauce

Butternut Squash Falafel with Maple Tahini Sauce!  A delicious, seasonal twist on the traditional falafel!  These make the perfect lunch or dinner on top of a salad or stuffed into a pita {gluten free, vegan}

You guys, I can’t believe that Christmas is next week!  Where did December go?!  Just a few days ago I was thinking about all the Christmas goodies and side dishes that I wanted to share before Christmas and then I realized that Christmas is a week from tomorrow.  I’m not sure where I’ve been but apparently time hasn’t slowed while I’ve been away!
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Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

These Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwiches only take about 10 minutes to make and have the most amazing flavors!  You will be eating them for lunch all winter long! {gluten free, vegan}

I’m back!  I meant to just take a little break for Thanksgiving and then I guess that turned into the week after Thanksgiving too…  Sorry about that!  I think it was a combination of sickness, family visiting, and laziness.  Probably mostly the laziness.  But I’m back now and I think you will love this Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwich!Continue Reading