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With the pesto recipe that I posted a few days ago, I experimented with a few different pesto uses.  It’s great to use as a pasta sauce, as a spread or as a dip.  I also mixed it with rice which is shown in the photos below. After cooking the brown rice, I stirred in a few spoonfuls...

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Quinoa Broccoli Salad

During the summer months, a quinoa salad is a great option to have if you don’t feel like hot dishes but still want something with lots of protein.  First, I cut up the veggies…broccoli, cauliflower, spinach and Swiss chard. Next, I steamed the vegetables for a few minutes.  These vegetables are easier to digest when lightly...

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Falafel Salad

A great way to enjoy a nutrient dense meal is to add falafel to your salad.  It is packed with lots of nutrients and minerals that will give you energy, rather than zap it instead.  It is possible to buy falafel mix in a box and add water.  Most mixes I’ve encountered are made with whole...

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