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KALE + BEAN SALAD w/ AVO!! . This salad is a combination of what I had in my fr…

KALE + BEAN SALAD w/ AVO!!
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This salad is a combination of what I had in my fridge, which was minimal. All that is required for this recipe is kale, grape tomatoes, any bean (I used brown pinto beans), avocado, red onion, a grain (quinua, farro, rice…), and cucumber. For a dressing I just used olive oil, red wine vinegar, and a touch of balsamic. Enjoy!!
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Healthy leftover thanksgiving meal . Here is a recipe that I made a couple week…

Healthy leftover thanksgiving meal
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Here is a recipe that I made a couple weeks ago actually but can easily be made with thanksgiving leftovers!! In this recipe there is sweet potato, string beans, yellow onion, tofu, and a yummy honey balsamic glaze! See the recipe below!
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Recipe:
-sweet potato
-string beans
-yellow onion
-tofu
-black pepper
-almonds
-balsamic
-honey
-salt
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Instructions:
-make honey balsamic glaze (3/4 balsamic, 1/4 honey)
-toss tofu in corn starch, nutritional yeast, and honey balsamic mixture and cook in oven for about 30 mins rotating frequently
-drizzle string beans and sweet potatoes with honey balsamic mixture and roast for 30 mins or so until cooked
-sauté onion in pan with a little bit of honey balsamic mixture
-add all cooked ingredients to a bowl and top with chopped almonds and a drizzle of honey balsamic OR leftover gravy 🙂
Enjoy!
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SIMMERING POT OF GOODNESS • tomato vegetable soup . . . • • So good and SO easy…

SIMMERING POT OF GOODNESS • tomato vegetable soup . . .


So good and SO easy. This one pot soup took me minutes to whip up! I have been really into getting canned tomatoes lately (make sure they have no added sugar and no/little added salt) because they are great for making soups like these and last forever in your pantry! To make this soup I merely put in a can of diced tomatoes along with some frozen vegetables including: peas, zucchini, and butternut squash along with some kale, garlic, and 1/4 package of a grain medley from @wholefoods (will link in my story). To add flavor I seasoned this with nutritional yeast, garlic salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. I let this simmer for about 5-10 minutes and then it was done! It was the perfect meal for a cozy fall night 🙂 see the full recipe below.



Recipe:
-1 can tomatoes (diced)
-1 handful of kale
-1/4 cup frozen zucchini
-1/4 cup frozen peas
-1/8 cup frozen butternut squash
-1/4 cup grain medley (linked in my story)
-1 garlic clove
-3 tbsp nutritional yeast
-salt + red pepper flakes

Instructions:
1. Throw all ingredients into a pot and cook for 5-10 minutes depending on how hot your stovetop gets!

Inspired by: @budgetbytes @cookingclassy