Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Lentil Salad

Do you love black lentils? If you don’t love them yet, this recipe will turn you into a fan! It’s so easy and healthy. Here you go, just a few steps the perfect recipe for a lentil salad that is not only yummy, but vegan, gluten free, allergen free, and cholesterol free!Vegan Sweet Potato and Lentil Salad Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Lentil Salad

Persian Pea Pie (Kuku, Persian Omlette)

Persians make the best omlettes, or as they call them kuku. This is my version of a Persian kuku omlette, using peas, onions, butter and eggs. A pea kuku is usually filled with dill, but I didn’t have any, so I skipped it. And you can also file this recipe under “things to do with frozen peas.”

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How to Eat Puffed Quinoa and Bonus Recipe

Puffed quinoa is a gluten free high protein breakfast cereal that’s minimally processed and I’m in love with its nutrition. However, its taste is another story. If you want to know how to eat puffed quinoa, it’s simple – dress it up!

Here is one idea on how to make your puffed quinoa breakfast a tasty, not just healthy, treat.

Puffed quinoa breakfast with figs, walnuts and milk

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High Protein Snack: Hummus, Eggs & Cucumbers

High protein snacks don’t have to be a bar or shake – a simple dish can do the trick! This is about 1/2 cup of hummus (6 grams of protein) and 1 egg (17 grams of protein) for a total of 23 grams of protein. Use the cucumber to scoop up the hummus or make mini sandwiches. If you’re a grain eater, place the ingredients between two slices of bread and there you go! Perfect for breakfast, a mid-morning boost or after the gym. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

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High Protein Healthy Snack: Melon & Cottage Cheese

High protein snacks or high protein breakfasts are an important element of dieting for anyone from bodybuilders, diabetics or expectant moms. Protein doesn’t have to be boring – or come from meat! Try this tasty, simple and high protein snack – if you use 1 cup of cottage cheese, you’ll get 28 grams of protein!

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