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Strawberry Chocolate Oat Bars

Strawberry Chocolate Oat Bars

Recipe adapted from Kelly Jones Nutrition   Ingredients 1½ C rolled or quick oats1½ C oat flour (make by pulsing in food processor¼ milled flax, chia or hemp seeds½ tsp baking powder½ tsp salt¼ C melted coconut oil, butter or vegan butter alternative1 large egg (at...

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Glorious Grains

Glorious Grains

What do you think of first when you hear “whole grains”? Brown rice? Wheat bread? Birdseed? There is so much more to the world of whole grains! But first, let’s clarify what exactly a whole grain is. There are Three Parts: Bran, germ, and endosperm. The bran is the...

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Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil

Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil

Recipe by Alison Roman in Nothing Fancy I’ll be honest – I didn’t think I’d like this recipe as much as I did. However, the fennel and lemon pairing is so surprisingly tasty! Plus, there’s something magical that happens to these flavors when heat is thrown into the...

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Weeknight Stuffed Peppers

Weeknight Stuffed Peppers

Recipe by Unite for HER Nutrition Senior Manager, Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN Ingredients 3 bell peppers (any color)1 cup whole grain rice2 cups vegetable broth (or water)1 can/box crushed tomatoes1 Tbsp. coconut oil1 can garbanzo beans1 cup leafy greens - fresh or...

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Beans, Legumes, and Pulses – Oh My!

Beans, Legumes, and Pulses – Oh My!

No matter what you want to call them, they each are a part of our plant food family! Even though beans, legumes, and pulses are used interchangeably, they do have distinct meanings. Did you know? A legume refers to the entire plant: leaves, stems, and pods. A pulse is...

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Vegetarian Chili for Two

Vegetarian Chili for Two

Recipe courtesy of One Dish Kitchen You may recognize this recipe. I’ve made this before for a few Unite for HER events, but I think it’s just too good not to share here! I love a good chili recipe, but it usually yields so much! If you want a bowl of comfort, but...

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Oven Baked Brothy Beans

Oven Baked Brothy Beans

Recipe courtesy of Justine Snacks I love a good bean dish, especially when the beans are the star of the show. This recipe calls for simple ingredients that create quite a depth of flavor. You might think this is best served as an appetizer, but I say let it stand...

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What Does “Plant-Based” Mean?

What Does “Plant-Based” Mean?

By Senior Nutrition Manager, Erin Pellegrin RD So, what is "plant-based?" By now, most of us have heard the term “plant-based.” Or what we also sometimes use, “plant-centered.” But what exactly does that mean when we talk about how a person eats? This question comes...

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