Roasted Sweet Potato and Pepita Pinwheels

The newest addition to the work week lunchbox is Roasted Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Seed Pinwheels. Roasted sweet potato strips meet a spicy cilantro sauce, sprouted pumpkin seeds, bell pepper and fresh greens before getting wrapped up in a whole-grain tortilla. Sure, you could just eat it as a wrap. But pinwheels are so muchContinue reading “Roasted Sweet Potato and Pepita Pinwheels”

Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Hemp Hearts and Pepitas

Using avocado as a main ingredient in my salads is nothing new, and this Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Hemp Heart and Pepitas is the latest version on my table. The addition of pepitas (pumpkin seeds), crumbled goat cheese and a hearty squeeze of lime juice gives a simple dinner staple a fresh lift. AvocadoContinue reading “Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Hemp Hearts and Pepitas”

Halloumi Panzanella

A vegetarian spin on panzanella. This simple dinner salad features grilled halloumi cheese and cumin-pumpernickel croutons tossed in a lime vinaigrette. Love fresh herbs? This recipe is a great way to highlight them. Try a combo of basil, mint, dill and cilantro. Not familiar with panzanella? It’s a salad that features cubes of crusty breadContinue reading “Halloumi Panzanella”

Easy Tomato Eggplant Sauce

As we creep toward the middle of summer, motivation to keep up with the vegetable garden starts to dwindle. When you find that your tomato plants have gotten a little out of control, grab a bowl and start collecting the damaged or overripe fruits. Time to make a rich roasted tomato eggplant sauce that youContinue reading “Easy Tomato Eggplant Sauce”

Grilled Summer Squash & Black Bean Tacos

Go vegetarian on Taco Tuesday with a super easy grilled squash and black bean taco! Beat the Meat Black beans seasoned with cumin, chili powder and lime are the base for this vegetarian squash taco. It’s as easy as it sounds. Rinse and drain a can of black beans, put in saucepan, add seasonings andContinue reading “Grilled Summer Squash & Black Bean Tacos”

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli and Roasted Peppers

I’m a fan of spaghetti squash but sometimes struggle with creative ways to use it. Spaghetti Squash Is Not Pasta I don’t use spaghetti squash as a substitute for pasta. I don’t put red sauce on it. If I want spaghetti, I want spaghetti. Don’t Squash Experimentation This recipe was a compilation of a fewContinue reading “Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli and Roasted Peppers”

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