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OK so there aren't a toonnn of comments on recipes on my previous post, but there are a ton of tweets/e-mails/FB comments. I'm just re-posting those in this massive list, but please look at the ones on this post too! =) 

So below, I give you… Your own words. =) Knowledge is power. Go cook something new this weekend!

1. Grilled/roasted veggies are my all time favorites. Simple, unprocessed and tasty!

2. http://www.themeaningofpie.com/2011/01/chicken-tomatillo-casserole/ 

3. http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/shrimp-and-feta-tabbouleh-salad 


4. http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Lamb-Feta-Peppers/Detail.aspx 


5. http://recipes.womenshealthmag.com/Recipe/gingered-beef-with-broccolini-and-walnuts.aspx 


6. http://www.indiansimmer.com/2010/10/50th-post-with-madhur-jaffreys-egg.html 


7. http://allrecipes.com/recipe/honey-hoisin-pork-chops/detail.aspx


8. Avocado + Concord Foods Guacamole mix (http://www.concordfoods.com/guacamole/) sold at Safeway and Giant + optional tomatoes + optional squeeze of lime juice. 

9. Carrots + Trader Joe's tahini dip.

10. No-sugar miniwheat cereal from Trader Joe's + skim milk + sliced bananas.

11. One bag spring mix + 4 oz. goat cheese + handful sliced almonds + handful dried cherries + a couple spoonfuls of dressing mix of 3 parts oil 1 part apple cider vinegar.

12. Chana masala:
1 15-oz can of chickpeas, drained (or 2 cups of cooked chickpeas)
2 cups cubed cooked potato (russet is good, or I use frozen hash browns with no added ingredients)
~8 oz tomato sauce (or a couple of diced tomatoes or other equivalent)
half a small onion, diced
a garlic clove or two, smashed and chopped
garam masala
sugar
salt

Heat ~1 tablespoon of oil in a large saucepan and saute onion, garlic, and garam masala (start with half a tablespoon of garam masala and work your way up) until the onions are soft. Stir in vegetables. Sprinkle about half a tablespoon of sugar over the mixture and maybe a teaspoon of salt; taste and adjust seasonings as needed. If it's really dry, add more tomato sauce or other liquid.

13. Vegetarian burritos. Rice, black beans, salsa, guacamole, sometimes cheese.

14. http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Black-Bean-and-Tomato-Quinoa-238939

15. Scrambled eggs with stir-fried veggies, especially broccoli, onion, tomato, maybe spinach.


16. http://www.greenplaterule.com/

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A Redhead

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  1. Yay open comments! This salad from #16 looks fantastic: http://www.greenplaterule.com/recipes/mango-avocado-black-bean-salad/
    thanks! :)

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