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Middle eastern and Mediterranean cuisines include many eggplant recipes that are extremely delicious and easy to make. This recipe, Imam Bayildi, is one of my favorite recipes. Its roots go back to the Ottoman Empire.   As for the name of the dish, “imam” refers to a Turkish religious leader in Islam who works in mosques. […]

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March 21, 2022

Imam Bayildi

Imam Bayildi Recipe

Mercimek Corbasi is a Turkish soup with lots of flavor. This healthy lentil soup is not only filling but also perfect for a cold day. While this particular soup is Turkish, it does have similarities to that of different countries. What makes this dish special is the blend of spices that it has. If you’re […]

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March 20, 2022

Turkish Lentil Soup

Turkish Lentil Soup Recipe

Don’t know about you, but we happen to be seafood lovers! And we find seafood to be the perfect addition to round out most carb-heavy meals with some lean protein! Many pasta lovers forget to have protein with their pasta which leaves them feeling hungry in just a few hours. So we created a recipe […]

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March 4, 2022

Pasta with Shrimp, Asparagus, Tomatoes and Herbs

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant that’s classified as “farm-to-table?” Some people use this term for restaurants that have mutually beneficial relationships with farms and source their ingredients from there. Others, use the term for restaurants that use organic produce procured daily at the local farmers market. No matter the way you describe the […]


March 2, 2022

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Who doesn’t love a delicious bowl of pasta? Not us. This recipe is not only scrumptious  but also packed with nutrients. Thanks to the lentil/chickpea pasta (such as Banza) you’ll get more than 13 grams of protein in one serving! Below we have the perfect nutrient-packed recipe for you! Go ahead and dive in! You […]

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February 21, 2022

Roasted Red Pepper Balsamic Pasta

Ingredients 1 green squash (zucchini) 1 yellow squash 1 onion 12 garlic cloves 1 pound thin asparagus 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 1 orange pepper We use about 2 tablespoons total of the combined spices (paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, basil, and black pepper) Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Simply clean […]

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January 16, 2022

Sweet-Summertime Seasoned Grilled Vegetables

Ingredients 1 tsp canola oil (Note: Although we love olive oil, it isn’t good for cooking as it breaks down under high heat and oxidizes) 1/3 cup fresh broccoli 3 tbsp edamame, shelled 2 tbsp pineapple, diced 1/4 cup snow peas, fresh 1/4 cup water chestnuts, sliced 1/4 cup baby corn 1/4 cup bell peppers, […]

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December 15, 2021

Mongolian-Style Veggies

Ingredients 1 packet of Tofu Shirataki Noodles 1/4 cup sliced carrots 1/2 cup mixed lettuce 1/4 cup chopped yellow bell pepper 1 tsp dried basil flakes Olive Oil Spray Directions Prepare noodles as directed on package (rinse thoroughly and microwave for 1 minute) Lightly coat a small skillet with olive oil then heat on medium […]

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December 3, 2021

Vegan Japanese Noodles

Ingredients, Makes 4 Servings  1 large eggplant, washed and sliced ½ inch thick, about 3-4” in diameter 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp Italian seasoning Directions Simply whisk together the oil, balsamic vinegar and Italian seasoning. Quickly marinate the eggplant slices in the mixture. Using a simple nonstick skillet […]

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October 3, 2021

Balsamic Grilled Eggplant

If you’re looking for a scrumptious, nutrient packed, energy revving side dish, then look no further! This recipe is not only packed with vitamin A to help keep your skin healthy and generate new cells but also with potassium to help to relax your muscles and prevent muscle cramps. Who needs mashed potatoes when you’ve […]

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September 28, 2021

Butternut Squash with Browned Butter and Sage