A Nutritious Chlorophyll-Rich Green Soup

Pea and Kale Soup Blend 420

Blending greens isn’t just for a smoothie recipe, you can blend your greens together to make a nourishing soup too that’s full of chlorophyll and rich with important micronutrients such as Vitamin K, manganese, iron, calcium, Vitamin B and Vitamin C.

Vegan, Noodle-Free Alfredo Zucchini Pasta

Vegan Alfredo Zucchini Pasta

This is a vegan take on an alfredo pasta! It still has the rich creamy cheesy texture of a typical alfredo with the nice delicate taste but half the calories and rich in plant-based nutrients. This thick creamy sauce can be added to any pasta of your choice although I made this with zucchini pasta to further increase your vegetable intake while making it a light meal. Enjoy this tonight for your Meatless Monday meal, or any night of the week.

Meatless Monday: Nourishing Stew

Nourishing Stew

This creamy comforting stew is a breeze to make. You can use canned and frozen ingredients for quick assembly in a crockpot or on your stovetop. If you deal with pesky food allergies or sensitivities, this recipe is free from animal products, gluten, corn, soy, grains, sulphites, yeast and nightshades but not free from delicious flavor.

Meatless Monday: Three Bean Slow Cooker Vegan Chili

Three Bean Slow Cooker Vegan Chili

This week’s recipe will warm you up and fill you up with plenty of protein, fiber and phytonutrients including the powerhouse antioxidant, anthocyanin. Anthocyanin lends a blue or purple color to foods and is found in black beans, blueberries, blackberries, purple grapes and red/purple cabbage.

Stuffed Delicata Squash with Kale, Leeks and Chickpeas Recipe

Stuffed Delicata Squash with Kale, Leeks & Chick Peas

New Ingredient Alert! I’ve never cooked with delicata squash before. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever even had a delicata squash in my kitchen. That is, until I picked up my CSA this week. Not only does my CSA (Full-Plate Farm Collective) provide me with organic, local and ultra-seasonal produce, it encourages me to branch out from my traditional recipes and try things that are new to me.

Green Detox Soup – Recipe of the Week

Green Detox Soup

This soup is high in iron, calcium, potassium, vitamin K, folic acid, beta-carotene and other powerful phytonutrients. This soup contains nutrients that may help reduce some types of cancer such as the incidence of breast, colon and lung cancer. Green vegetables can also help with fluid retention and may reduce blood pressure. I hope you […]