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Southwest Kale Salad






One of my go-to recipes when I need something quick and easy is my southwest kale salad. It’s quick, easy, delicious, nutritious and super filling. I usually make a bunch of quinoa at the beginning of each week which makes … Continue reading






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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mochi Squares






I recently discovered Grainassance’s Superseed Mochi which is a nutritious bake and serve rice snack made from whole grain brown rice, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds, poppy seeds and sunflower seeds.  It packs a protein punch and … Continue reading






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Southwest Burrito Bowl






I’ve had a particularly hectic week between work, dealing with a misbehaving car, a surly computer, and trying to maintain a somewhat functional social life.  Last night I was so exhausted but still had a lot of work to do … Continue reading






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Vegan Mashed Sweet Potatoes: Thanksgiving Recipe






One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is mashed sweet potatoes – for a delicious and vegan spin on mashed sweet potatoes use coconut milk instead of dairy milk and butter.  They are not only dairy-free and cholesterol-free but also … Continue reading






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Black Bean Soup






I was visiting family in Amarillo, Texas this past weekend and did a lot of cooking at dinner time so that it would be a little easier to stick to vegan.  One of my favorite meals was my black bean … Continue reading






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Vegan Southwest Pasta






With all this running, I’ve been in the mood for some serious pasta lately.  For a delicious and different kind of pasta dish, try this Mexican inspired pasta. So great topped with Sunshine Burgers Southwest patty! Ingredients: 1 can of … Continue reading






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Simple Vegan Polenta with Olive Bread






After a fast six mile run all I could think about was dinner.  I needed something warm, fast and delicious….Polenta to the rescue!  Polenta with delicious veggies and a side of Olive Bread. Ingredients: 1 cup polenta 3 cups water … Continue reading






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Simple Vegan Pasta with “Meatballs”






I’m in the middle of training for my very first 100K run and have been trying to get some distance runs in on the weekends.  And even though it was Halloween weekend (lots of festivities!!), I decided to sign up … Continue reading






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Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies






My vegan cupcakes were a flop and I still have mustered up the courage to try another recipe though I have many tips, recipes and ideas from the wonderful Sunshine Burgers community.  Maybe in an effort to redeem myself or … Continue reading






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Southwest Style Kale Wraps






For the  perfect post-yoga or workout meal, try these kale wraps – they are light, refreshing, and really easy! Ingredients for Kale Wraps: 3-4 kale leaves 1/2 cup cooked adzuki beans (black or red beans will also work) 1/2 avocado … Continue reading






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