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Way Better Than Store Bought Veggie Burgers With Garlic Hummus

Way Better Than Store Bought Veggie Burgers With Garlic Hummus

Easy to make ahead and use as take along meals with no need to-reheat.  Gluten free, vegan and vegetarian, healthy and clean

Food functions for this meal:  
Eliminators:  Carrots, spinach, onion, garlic, herbs
Congestor:  brown rice
Builders, black beans, eggs(optional),walnuts, and the veg!
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Sweet Potato Quesadillas

Sweet Potato Quesadillas

Food Functions served for this meal:
Congestor function:  corn tortilla and sweet potato
Builder function:  beans
Make it Eliminative by serving it on a bed of spinach with avocado(also lubricator), red pepper, raw onion, green pepper, olives, anything you like!
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Winter Bowl Breakfast

Winter Bowl Breakfast

Trust me, if I'm not eating meat, I'm most likely paying attention to the parts of my diet that would ask if I am getting enough protein.  What is interesting is that with the standard American diet, one does NOT ask themselves if they are getting enough of the necessary nutrients they are surely missing by deleting whole categories of foods like fruit and vegetables.  

Rest assured, protein guides, this entire pot contains 26 grams of protein, and 2 of us eat it, though it could easily be divided into more.  I'm covered.   See?  You totally can eat real food and enjoy it.


Mexican Street Corn Casserole

Mexican Street Corn Casserole

There is something about summer, sun, lakes parades, beaches and bonfires that screams ROASTED CORN!

This casserole is gluten free, easily grain free (send me a comment if you want some help with an easy adaptation), vegetarian and/or vegan (if using a vegan cheese sauce).

It's a crowd pleaser, filling, comfort food.


Homemade Apple Breakfast Bar

Homemade Apple Breakfast Bar

These are a bit fussy, but worth it as it makes a whole pan, they can easily be cut apart and frozen, taking one or two out at a time.  They are an easy grab and go breakfast this way, as well as a tasty dessert or healthy snack. 

This recipe is assuming you have sourdough starter to work with.  If not, you can use any crust recipe, though I use sourdough because it's fermented, healthier, and easier to digest, so be aware the health aspects of this...