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Warm Lentil Salad (Vegan)






If you’re in need of a healthy and light meal after your big Thanksgiving indulgence, try this delicious warm lentil salad. Ingredients: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 small red onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, diced 1 cup … Continue reading






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Spicy Pan Fried Cauliflower with Capers and Golden Raisins






I was inspired to make this after visiting Guerneville, one of my favorite little towns up near the Russian River.  There is this fantastic little restaurant called Boon that makes some of the freshest, most delicious food I have ever … Continue reading






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Kale and Ginger Soup






Forget chicken noodle, this soup is the best for a rainy night or when you’re just not feeling that great.  You can change it up – depending on what veggies are in season or what’s in your fridge.  Here’s one … Continue reading






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Tropical Salsa Fresca






There’s really nothing quite like fresh salsa – not only does it taste great – but its also a great way to guarantee a healthy meal topper. I love it on everything from wraps, sandwiches, veggies, or even just with … Continue reading






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Vegan Knishes






I love making these delicious knishes, using left over mashed potatoes, and spinach, and Sunshine Burgers (any of the Sunshine Burgers patties will work well for this).  The dough for the knishes is biscuit dough. For convenience you can use … Continue reading






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Sunshine Falafel Wraps






I was craving something light and refreshing and decided to create these delicious Sunshine Burgers Falafel lettuce wraps .  They are super easy.  First, simply heat a Falafel Sunshine Patty in a small fry pan. Then using the outer lettuce … Continue reading






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Buckwheat and Greens






I’ve been cooking with so much quinoa lately and decided it was time to change things up and experiment with different grains.  I love cooking with buckwheat flours and I adore buckwheat soba noodles but hadn’t had much experience cooking … Continue reading






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Vegan Quiche Recipe






I love weekend brunch.  One of my favorite healthy brunch recipes are little mini vegan quiches made from Sunshine Breakfast Patties. I used Organic Mini shells by the Fillo Factory for my quiches. If you are gluten free you can … Continue reading






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