Black Bean Salad

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Once you start eating healthy, and eating organic produce, you’ll find you start to prefer it. I was in a meeting at work the other day and it ran late. I was getting really hungry; they had some packaged snacks in the room but I didn’t want those. They also had a lot of bananas so I grabbed one of …

Sweet Cornbread

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Beware the mix! I really like sweet cornbread (as opposed to a more savory cornbread), and used to buy Jiffy cornbread mix. It was quick, easy, and had a great texture and taste. But, as it turned out, it wasn’t vegetarian. 1. Preheat oven to 400, and lightly grease an 8-inch square baking dish. • If you don’t like sweet …

The Best Vegetarian Lentil Stew

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Soup is tricky. In fact, this recipe was originally for soup but it turned into lentil stew instead. Which, honestly, is fine, but if you make soup with an ingredient that likes to soak up liquid (think pasta, rice, barley – pretty much any grain), just be ready to have stew. Even if it’s soup the first time you eat …

Butternut Quinoa Cran-Slam

Butternut Quinoa Cran-Slam

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Butternut Quinoa Cran-Slam: What I’ve Learned So Far As a vegetarian, people seem really concerned if I’m getting enough protein – or some other vitamin, mineral, or essential element. But generally, people focus on protein. Guess what? You don’t need as much protein as you might think, and getting what you need is easy – even with a vegan diet …