Side Dish

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

I had a cauliflower tabbouleh at tapas restaurant and knew I had to remake it!  The only difference here from the traditional tabbouleh is that grated cauliflower is replacing bulgur wheat.  This gives you an extra dose of veggie goodness and nutrients plus makes it gluten free for anyone who can’t have wheat. Tips: cut your cucumber inhalf lengthwise,… Continue reading Cauliflower Tabbouleh

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Southwest Black Bean, Corn, and Rice Salad

So many great things about this dish – it’s an easy mix some stuff together kind of recipe, it’s vegan and healthy, it’s delicious, and it doesn’t really require cooking if you get the kind of rice you can just microwave.  Oh and it’s versatile too.  You can switch up the grains (I used a… Continue reading Southwest Black Bean, Corn, and Rice Salad

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Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is actually not grain but rather a seed. What makes it so wonderful is that it’s a plant-based, complete protein meaning it contains all nine essential amino acids (the ones your body can’t produce).  Yea, that’s pretty cool.  One cup cooked gives you 8 grams of protein with just over 200 calories and about 3.5g fat. … Continue reading Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Pumpkin Seeds