BBQ Lentils Stuffed Baked Potatoes

BBQ Lentils Potatoes

Back in my days of not eating so healthy… me and the fam would go to this BBQ restaurant back home where they had these HUGE baked potatoes stuffed with whatever kind of barbecued meat you wanted, topped with tons of cheese, sour cream, and chives.  These potatoes were so BIG…me, my mom, and sister would split one!  I’m not going to lie, they were so good.  But let’s be honest – not very healthy. Continue reading

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My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro


I have no idea what to call this bowl of yummy goodness…So, we’ll just call it ‘My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro’! This was my first time to make farro, and let me just tell ya, it will not be my last! I cooked my farro in vegetable broth and loved the flavor it gave. Continue reading

Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

stuffed sweet potatoes

I promise there IS a sweet potato underneath all of that black bean goodness!  Traditionally, I stuff a sweet potato with some type of ground meat… but last night I decided to change it up a bit and use black beans instead.  Hello, Meatless Monday! Continue reading

Falafel with a Lemon Tahini Sauce

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We LOVE LOVE LOVE Middle Eastern food around here.  Like – love it.  There’s a great restaurant in Fort Lauderdale that we go to… they have the BEST hummus and falafel.  I love everything about Middle Eastern food.  The spices… the HUMMUS…the meat and rice… I’m really not even a big rice eater, but for some reason I love the spices they put on it.  If you’re not into all the meat, there’s always great vegetarian/vegan options.  And now that I’ve made Falafel – it’s my new favorite thing to eat. Continue reading