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Marinated Lentils with Spiced Walnuts and Basil

Marinated Lentils with Spiced Walnuts and Basil

Recipe by Molly Baz in Cook This Book   Talk about an easy way to flavor your lentils!  The walnut oil is warm and earthy, until you get a hint of sweet from the golden raisins. Finishing this dish with good quality feta and literally lotsa basil balances the dish so...

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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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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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