March 2020 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Best Plant Based Breakfast Ideas

Peach overnight oats

Tired of the usual eggs, yogurt or cold cereal for breakfast? Wondering about the benefits of eating more plant foods? I want to share some of my favorite plant based breakfast ideas to help you out with these questions. Keep reading for health benefits, recipes and more! Understanding What “Plant Based” Means Plant based eating

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Best Gluten Free Chicken Recipes

Crispy Chicken Thighs

Stuck in the same boring dinner routine? Getting out of it can be even more daunting if you have the added necessity of finding gluten free recipes. It can be hard to keep an interesting rotation of gluten free dinners on hand, so we’re here to help! Keep reading for some of my favorite gluten

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Pumpkin Seed Pesto

pumpkin seed pesto

Do you ever go through your pantry not knowing what to do with some of those bulk nuts and seeds? Well this pumpkin seed pesto is a great way to use up those extra pumpkin seeds (you can also use pistachios or other nuts and seeds too, see my pistachio pesto)! This pumpkin seed pesto

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Creative Plant Based Snacks

Creative Plant Based Snacks

I don’t know many people who can make it from meal to meal without some kind of snack. I know I can’t make it more than 3 or 4 hours without one! If you’re like me, try giving these plant based snacks a go so you can feel more energized between meals. What makes up

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Microwave Meatballs

microwave meatballs

My recipe for Microwave Meatballs fits into the category of “life hacks” because you have a hearty meal ready in 15 minutes!  Try adding my Microwave Meatballs to spaghetti, zoodles, pizza toppings or serve as an appetizer. Meatball History1 The origin of meatballs is uncertain and is likely to have emerged independently around the world.

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Instant Pot Bean Soup

instant pot bean soup

Coming at you hot with my Instant Pot Bean Soup! This meal is delicious, nutritious and will take you a third of the time it would if using the stove top.  This soup is good on its own or you can add extra vegetables, meat, or serve with a cooked grain like rice and fresh

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Green Spinach Shakshuka

shakshuka

My Spinach Shakshuka is the tangy cousin of my Easy Shakshuka.  It is just as easy, but possibly even more delicious! The Spinach Shakshuka uses tomatillos instead of tomatoes and cilantro instead of basil. Shakshuka is a traditional Middle-Eastern dish that now has a Mexican flair with a few ingredients swaps! I love making this

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