Easy Homemade Protein Bar

Veggie Lisa Healthy Food

Easy Homemade Protein Bars don’t always seem to be the best and easy option. Most of the time its just easier to go to the store and buy a protein bar. But if you are like me, I love  easy. And with 4 kids, jumping into the car and heading to the store gives me […]

Edamame and Snow Pea Power Salad

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Edamame and Snow Pea Power Salad is a fantastic way to get your greens and your protein in one meal. Did you know that plant protein has more nutrients gram per gram than animal protein? The phytonutrients contained inside plant protein helps strengthen our immune system and provides us with a stronger ability to fight […]

Black Bean Burger with Cilantro Greek Yogurt

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Black Bean Burger with Cilantro Greek Yogurt will change your mind about veggie burgers. It’s so good, and perfect for those summer BBQ’s. When you hear the word veggie burger, what comes to mind? Probably a gummy, disgusting looking soy patty. Textured soy protein is used often in “veggie burgers’ because it is 1-cheap and […]

Pomegranate Cabbage Salad

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Pomegranate Cabbage Salad is a great mixture of cruciferous vegetables (which include, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, kale and cabbage). Cabbage is super versatile, always in season and inexpensive. For some recipes I will buy the actual head of cauliflower but when I am in a time crunch I go for the pre-chopped coleslaw mix (without the dressing […]

Kale Sweet Potato Salad

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Kale Sweet Potato Salad is going to change your mind about the way you think about Kale. “I hate kale” is an expression I hear often. Here’s the thing about kale, it’s fibrous, earthy, and does not taste like bacon or chocolate. Therefore people are against it. Even blending it in smoothies doesn’t really hide […]

Copycat Zupas Kale and Quinoa Soup

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Copycat Zupas Kale and Quinoa Soup is perfect for a cold day. Zupas Cafe has some great soups, and I just had to recreate this one. I love soup. Doesn’t really matter if its spring, summer, fall or prime- soup- season winter. Soup is also a great way to meal prep for the week. Cook […]

Quinoa Sweet Potato Soup

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Quinoa Sweet Potato Soup is my go-to soup for when someone in our house is sick. It’s perfect for helping those sniffles go away, and it tastes delicious. The past two weeks I have been sick as a dog. Fever, ear infections, sinus issues but thankfully I’m starting to feel a bit better. I love […]

Summer Veggie Wrap

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Summer Veggie Wrap is perfect for keeping those calories down, but getting full of food that is so good for you! One of the things that people always say to me is that they don’t eat as many vegetables as they should because they find them boring. Unfortunately our taste buds have been overwhelmed by […]

Roasted Brussel Sprout and Kale Salad

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This Roasted Brussel Sprout and Kale Salad is going to become one of your favorite salads! Last week I went to Southern California with my daughter for a cheer competition. We were able to escape to Huntington Beach one day and my friend introduced me to BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse.  I was a little worried about […]

Roasted Herb Carrots

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Are you ready for THE most delicious vegetables ever? These roasted herb carrots are to die for, and not just ‘pretty good for being a vegetable.’ They are spectacular. You see carrots are pretty amazing. They have some natural sugars in them, when roasted, caramelize just like onions do. Here are some carrot facts: Carrots […]