10 Minute Meals
Vegan BLT Salad

Vegan BLT Salad

Usually by this time of the summer I am over salads.  Because I tend to eat them a lot.  That is not the case this year.  I don’t know what it is about salads that have me so hooked, but I think I am going to go straight from salad obsession to soup obsession as

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Grilled Potato and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Grilled Potato and Heirloom Tomato Salad

This summer has been wonderful.  August is here already (when did that happen!?) which is arguably the best month of the year for amazing, delicious produce (heirloom tomatoes!).  Though I think in a month I am most likely going to be arguing that September is the best month for produce (apples!).  It is not because

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Vegan Classic Coleslaw (with Cashew Mayo)

Vegan Classic Coleslaw (with Cashew Mayo)

I have a confession to make.  It seems wrong to admit that despite this being the absolute best time of the year for amazing, delicious, local, beautiful produce… I find myself not as motivated to spend a ton of time in the kitchen.  Gasp! Now that I have that off my chest (phew!), I have

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Vegan Thai Stir Fry

Vegan Thai Stir Fry

I grew up watching the TGIF tv lineup on Friday night.  Yep, I am a child of the 90s!  I had a t shirt that changed colors in the sun and lots and lots of scrunchies. One of the shows I loved watching on TGIF was Boy Meets World.  I think it was hard not

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Vegan Balsamic Pasta Salad

Vegan Balsamic Pasta Salad

The long weekend is almost here.  I am so excited!! Here are the things I am looking forward to over the July 4th weekend: Lots of yoga.  I try to work out every morning, but I don’t usually have more then 30 minutes.  I am pretty in love with this yoga DVD, and I can’t

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Vegan Taco Salad

Vegan Taco Salad

You are not going to find me complaining about the heat.  Making jokes about my office being a 2-for-1 sauna and office? You bet.  It just means I can save the money and not splurge on the sauna desk I have been eyeballing.  (But seriously, though I kinda want that thing…) I think I am

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Vegan Basil and Arugula Pesto

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Vegan Basil and Arugula Pesto

I read somewhere recently that 30 minutes of outside time every day can up your happiness.  Which to me translated to: Do everything outside!!! YAY!!!!!!! (Sometimes I think I was a cartoon character in another life) Grilling is a wonderful excuse to be outside.  Along with this little blog here (and some health coaching on

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Breakfast Berry Salad (with Cinnamon Oat "Croutons")

Breakfast Berry Salad (with Cinnamon Oat “Croutons”)

While some food trends come and go, I think there are a few that I am likely to stick with.  Like my obsession with kale and green smoothies.  And my love affair with my Vitamix.  (Sometimes I do yoga, remove my makeup with coconut oil, drink my smoothie and think about how I might be

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Creamy Mushroom and Arugula Pasta

Creamy Mushroom and Arugula Pasta

I first became a vegetarian when I was about 13.  I grew up going to sleep away camp in New Hampshire every year, and one year I made this friend who everyone thought was the coolest girl ever.  She was a vegetarian, and so from then on I was too.  That pretty much lasted until

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Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

I never properly remember the things people say that I think are so hilarious at the time.  But the other day when Hubby came home and saw how many lettuces I had jammed into every available space in the fridge his comment sent me into a fit of laughter.  It’s why I think I am

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Vegan Tempeh Reuben

Vegan Tempeh Reuben

I really like having  special nights throughout the week.  In fact, I just read an article about how if you spread out the things you love doing throughout the week and not just on the weekends your quality of life improves.  That made so much sense to me, and I am all about doing the

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Beet Salad with Cocoa Balsamic Vinaigrette

Beet Salad with Cocoa Balsamic Vinaigrette

It seems to me like you can get good fresh beets almost year-round.  I think they can be planted and grow in a range of conditions, and store really well, so I have been finding good local ones all the time. For me that means I have had a real Ted and Robin like relationship

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