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Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce

05.18.15

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Ingredients: 

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 medium red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper (+ your fav fresh herbs- we used rosemary)

Directions:

  • In a skillet, sauté onion and peppers with olive oil for 5 minutes under medium flame
  • Add tomato sauce, and cook with onions and peppers for 3-4 minutes
  • Crack each egg into a different corner of the skillet pan, and cover
  • Allow to cook for 10 minutes.
  • Finish with salt and pepper to taste. Decorate with your favorite herbs!

Serves 4

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Low-Carb Zucchini Lasagna

05.11.15

This pasta-free lasagna is packed with vegetables and protein. Besides being mouthwatering, it makes for the perfect packed lunch, and can be done with just 5 ingredients. Happy cooking!

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Ingredients:

  • 5 medium-sized zucchinis
  • 1.5 cups of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of light ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 medium red onion (sliced in rounds)
  • Optional: Black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Chop both ends off of each zucchini.
  2. Slice each zucchini length-wise into 4-5 slices (about 1/5-inch thick)
  3. In a baking dish, assemble 4-5 tightly aligned zucchini slices as your base.
  4. Spread 1/2 cup of tomato sauce, and lightly add ricotta and mozarella cheese (portion it out so there is enough for 3 layers)
  5. Add 4-6 onion rounds on top.
  6. Repeat the layers twice.
  7. Top off with the remaining zucchini slices. Lightly spread what’s left of the tomato sauce, sprinkle some mozarella cheese, and finish off with grounded black pepper (optional).
  8. Bake @400F for 60-70 min. Enjoy!

Serves 4

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3-Ingredient Berry Chia Seed Jam Recipe

05.5.15

Looking for a healthy berry jam that has no sugar added? You’ll love our super simple jam that’s perfect for a slice of whole wheat toast or to add to your greek yogurt parfait.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of blueberries
  • 5 sweet strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • Optional: Liquid stevia for sweetness

Directions:

  1. Blend everything together, then serve

Serving size: 2 tablespoons

Store in fridge for up to 1 week

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Food Heaven Mini-Update!

02.23.15

Hey lovers! It’s been a hot minute since we’ve been on here. Jess relocated to sunny California, which is sad and exciting at the same damn time. The move has made it really challenging for us to film together, so we’ve been brainstorming other cool ways to keep this thing going *if you have any ideas, comment below!* Make sure you keep in touch via our social media pages *insta, fb, etc*- for now, that will be the best way to keep in touch. Big hugs and kisses

5-Minute Black Bean Spread

01.19.15

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This recipe makes for the perfect spread on breads, tortillas, salads, and more. What’s best is that it literally takes less than 5 minutes, and involves minimal ingredients. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of black beans, cooked
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/4 small onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Sprinkle of salt

Directions:

  • Blend all the above ingredients.

 

Thyme Butternut Squash Soup

01.4.15
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Ingredients:
  • 2 cups of butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup of red onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of basil (fresh or dried)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions: 
  • Boil butternut squash for 20-25 minutes (or until tender). Set aside.
  • In a blender, combine all ingredients except salt and pepper. Blend for a smooth consistency.
  • Remove from blender, and in a medium sized pot, cook on low flame for 15-20 minutes.
  • When done cooking, add salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!

Channa Masala (The Simple Way)

01.4.15

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Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups of chickpeas, cooked
  • 1.5 cups of tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of ginger, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon of red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

Directions: 

  • Sauté onions, garlic, tomatoes, and all spices except salt, in a medium sized pot for 5-6 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • Put sautéed ingredients into a blender with 1/4 cup of water, and puree.
  • Put puree back into pot, and pour chickpeas in.
  • Add salt.
  • Cook for 25-30 minutes, under low flame.
  • Enjoy over your favorite grain!

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Cute Veggie Shirts Now for Sale!

12.1.14

As the #leafygreencrew, we are now offering the famous Kale & Spinach & Collards & Chard shirts and canvas totes. We’re also selling our cute #collardback tanks and totes. All designs available at our online store.
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ale & Spinach & Collards & Chard shirt

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10.24.14

Healthy Tropical Tostada Recipe

10.15.14

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Ingredients:

  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup of chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup of black beans
  • 1/2 of chopped mango
  • 1/4 chopped avocado
  • 2 tablespoons of grated cheese
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin

 

Directions:

  • Heat oven at 350F
  • Bake tortillas for about 5 minutes or until crispy
  • Heat water in a small pan, add beans, then spices, then garlic
  • Stir and cook for a few minutes
  • Mash cooked beans with a fork and then spread over both tortillas
  • Add the rest of the ingredients onto both tortillas
  • Enjoy!

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