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Meatless Meal Base: Herb Brown Rice & Chickpeas

Savory brown rice and chickpeas are a delicious meatless meal base. Top with curry, roll in a wrap, layer with roasted veggies, or eat straight from the container like my daughter! A scoop of savory brown rice and chickpeas is simple, flavorful and flexible for meal prep. Rice and beans may sound like a bland, tasteless part of a meal. That’s not this dish! I cook grains exclusively in vegetable broth, so that they are saturated with flavor. And, the za’atar Middle Eastern spice blend (thyme and sesame seeds) gives this meal base an herby flavor and aroma. This is

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Pomegranate Balsamic Pear Salad

5 Minute Balsamic Pomegranate Pear Salad

In just 5 minutes, add this fruity pomegranate pear salad to your family’s dinner table. A simple, show-stopper dressing tops it off: olive oil and pomegranate balsamic vinegar. I spotted the pomegranate balsamic vinegar in my grocery store and had never tried it before. I try to keep only the staples on hand, and add flavors as I need them. My oils and spices are overflowing enough already! But, WOW was this worth it. My daughter and husband both loved it. My daughter even licked the little bowl I whisked the dressing in! We all know that fresh greens are

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close-up of Vegan Burrito Bowl with Smashed Guac

Vegan Burrito Bowl: Extra Guac, Please!

Better than take-out, this vegan burrito bowl is an easy and family-friendly dinner or meal-prep lunches. Black beans and meatless crumbles in a blender adobo sauce, cilantro rice, and quick-smashed guacamole are layered in a bowl.

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