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Eggplant Falafel Salad Bowls with Tahini Sauce

Eggplant Falafel Bowls

Roasted eggplant is delicious in its own right, but why not incorporate it into into falafel (along with roasted garlic and onion) for a fun spin on this nutritious plant-based protein option. For a kid-friendly version, serve the falafel with sliced cucumbers, bell pepper and grape tomatoes, with tahini sauce on the side. You can also […]

Moroccan Mussels and Chickpeas in Spiced Tomato Broth

Moroccan Mussels with Chickpeas

With a handful of ingredients and about 15 minutes, you can prepare a show-stopping seafood dinner worthy of a special occasion any night of the week! I’m combining a jar of prepared shakshuka sauce – a spiced Moroccan-style tomato sauce – with vegetable stock to create a bold, delicious broth in minutes. Trust me, you’re […]

Large bowl containing chopped salad, chickpeas, sliced avocado and tahini dressing

Trader Joe’s Recipe: Cruciferous Crunch Power Salad

I never leave TJ’s without a few bags of Cruciferous Crunch in tow. It’s a balanced mix of, you guessed it, cruciferous greens like shaved Brussels sprouts, chopped kale and cabbage, and pairs perfectly with crunchy chickpeas, all the seeds and lemony tahini dressing. Once you start with this one, you can’t stop.

Golden Cauliflower Bowls with Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette

Golden Cauliflower Bowls w/ Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette

Cauliflower and chickpeas are seasoned and roasted with warm spices and lemon zest in these meal-prep-friendly high-protein vegan dinner (or lunch!) bowls. Served with fresh baby spinach, quinoa, and a bright lemon parsley vinaigrette, you’ve never met a more satisfying or crave-worthy plant-based bowl.

Greek Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Greek Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I really started enjoying spaghetti squash when I stopped believing its purpose on this planet was to replace pasta (because when you want pasta, only pasta will deliver). It’s delicious in its own right, especially topped with saucy Mediterranean-style chickpeas and spinach. If the squash won’t fly with the kids, serve the filling over rice […]