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19 Vegetarian Lentil Recipes

When it comes to the cheap and easy plant-based bulk bin items, you can’t go wrong with lentils. These powerhouse protein legumes are always on hand at our house. I keep red, green, and either black or French on hand at any given time. Each lentil variety has a place in these lentil recipes. Vegetarian...

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Spring Vegan Recipes for Lunch and Dinner

Beyond the fruits and vegetables at the market, the core recipes I make are cyclical. During the winter months I go heavy. Extra cheese, butter, and more pasta than I care to admit. Then, when spring comes around, I find myself overly craving fresh and loads of greens. Why Spring Vegan Recipes? I also find...

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Marinated Halloumi Skewers with Summer Veg and Chipotle-Lime Peanut Sauce

This post is sponsored by the National Peanut Board. I received compensation, but all opinions and content are my own. Chances are, during the summer, I’m grilling halloumi skewers once a week. There’s nothing like putting fire to vegetables and cheese. I love the charred flavor and crisp cheese. In this recipe, I’ve paired the...

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Crispy Tofu Bowls with Sesame Bok Choy

I love a good rice bowl and I’m finding that more often than not, I’m most happy when it’s topped with vegetables and a handful of crispy tofu. This recipe is a solid addition to your weeknight meals. Bok Choy Bok choy is one of my favorite plants to watch grow. I love how concise...

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Real Food Scoop | No. 22

Suffering from planetary despair? Getting active is our antidote—and our new organizing toolkit can help!   As we were putting the final touches on our Tackling Climate Change through Food organizing toolkit, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out with perhaps its most alarming report to date: a global temperature increase from 1.5°C... Read more »

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Letter to the Editor | Reducing Our Carbon Mouthprint: Food and Climate

by Anna Lappé, New York Times To the Editor: Re “The Big Questions” (“The Climate Issue,” Food section, May 1): Almost a decade ago, I published a book arguing that to address the climate crisis we must transform not only our energy system, but our food system, too. So I was thrilled to see the Times feature... Read more »

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Diet for a Hot Planet: A Conversation with Anna Lappé

Late last year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its most alarming report to date. It concluded that we have as few as 11 years to make massive cuts in greenhouse gas emissions if we want to prevent all out climate catastrophe: even stronger storms, more erratic weather, dangerous heat waves, and rising seas that would... Read more »

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19 Vegetarian Lentil Recipes

When it comes to the cheap and easy plant-based bulk bin items, you can’t go wrong with lentils. These powerhouse protein legumes are always on hand at our house. I keep red, green, and either black or French on hand at any given time. Each lentil variety has a place in these lentil recipes. Vegetarian...

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Garlic Roasted Potato and Spinach Salad with Eggs

Spring is a wonderful time to simplify- to throw open the windows, linger a bit longer outside (enjoying the sun), and go back to the basics of cooking. I think it’s easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to recipes. I see some recipes on Pinterest and I can’t help but think how long the...

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Spring Vegan Recipes for Lunch and Dinner

Beyond the fruits and vegetables at the market, the core recipes I make are cyclical. During the winter months I go heavy. Extra cheese, butter, and more pasta than I care to admit. Then, when spring comes around, I find myself overly craving fresh and loads of greens. Why Spring Vegan Recipes? I also find...

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Cream Cheese Roll-ups with Crepes and Vegetables

Post sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. See below for more details. As we prepare for Mack to head to school, I’ve been working on my tiny-finger lunch game. He’s a solid eater but I do like having fun options. Plus, these vegetable crepes aren’t just for kids. I love to pack these cream cheese roll-ups...

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Asparagus Polenta with Dill-Pistachios and Burrata

This asparagus polenta can be ready in about the time it takes to cook the polenta. It’s also perfect for the still slightly cooler spring evenings. Best of all, it’s highly adaptable for what you already might have on hand. Polenta: your options No matter the season, I’ll always be up for a good bowl...

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Kale Egg in a Hole

Post sponsored by Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs. See below for more details. Egg in a hole, the most straightforward recipe name When it comes to breakfast, I’m a savory eggs and toast kind of person. Normally I do a simple fry with toast on the side but occasionally I crave a little more. Not...

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Spring Vegan Recipes for Lunch and Dinner

Beyond the fruits and vegetables at the market, the core recipes I make are cyclical. During the winter months I go heavy. Extra cheese, butter, and more pasta than I care to admit. Then, when spring comes around, I find myself overly craving fresh and loads of greens. Why Spring Vegan Recipes? I also find...

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What the ‘Insect Apocalypse’ Has to Do With the Food We Eat

Lappé talks to environmental scientist and ecologist Francisco Sánchez-Bayo about his new research on global insect decline and the under-reported connection to agriculture. by Anna Lappé, Civil Eats   In early 2019, the journal Biological Conservation published findings from a study about global insect decline that did what few such scientific journal articles ever do: It hit the front... Read more »

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Real Food Scoop | No. 21

Announcing the release of our Building Power with Food Workers organizing toolkit.   We at Real Food Media are passionate about food system transformation—we want to see thriving, local, and regional food economies that produce healthy, delicious, culturally-appropriate food for all. We also know that this can’t happen without the organizing power of workers. Many... Read more »

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Top 50 Food Activists

by The Academy of Culinary Nutrition   “Humans have been growing food, cooking and eating for centuries, but it’s never been more difficult to navigate our food system than it is right now. Processing, marketing, healthwashing, genetic modification, chemicals, toxins – it’s all impacted our food supply and more importantly, our health and wellbeing. Thankfully,... Read more »

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Spring Vegan Recipes for Lunch and Dinner

Beyond the fruits and vegetables at the market, the core recipes I make are cyclical. During the winter months I go heavy. Extra cheese, butter, and more pasta than I care to admit. Then, when spring comes around, I find myself overly craving fresh and loads of greens. Why Spring Vegan Recipes? I also find...

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Harissa Cauliflower Lentil Stew with Lemon

Lentil Stew: my go to recipe I always feel like I’m never cooking with lentils enough. Sure, we make these lentil bites in some form every couple of weeks. However, for something so cheap and easy, I feel like they should be a one to two times a week meal. This lentil stew is flavorful...

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Amaranth Porridge with Caramelized Bananas and Pecans

I gravitate towards the savory breakfast, even to the point of eating leftover dinner in place of waffles, pancakes, or sweet porridges. However, sometimes my sweet tooth gets the best of me. Luckily, I can make a mean bowl of breakfast porridge and amaranth is one of the ways to my sweet-breakfast heart. Amaranth Porridge...

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Sunflower Carrot Risotto with Hazelnut-Pea Shoots

This dish rings in spring in the best way possible. A creamy carrot-sunflower puree helps keep the risotto vegan while the fresh pea shoots bring the greens.  Making a creamy carrot risotto While I love making a delicious, cheese-based risotto, there’s something magical about taking this classic dish and making it vegan. My first attempts...

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Avocado Egg Sandwich with Hummus

When you live in a household that’s favorite meal is breakfast, creativity knows no bounds. This egg sandwich is the perfect breakfast treat and I’ve even been known to wrap it up and take it on the road. Fried Egg Sandwich: the beginning I love a good breakfast egg sandwich but anytime I’m out and...

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Garlicky Beets with Dill Bean Puree

I wish I had a sexier name for this dish but when you start combining things into a dish that really doesn’t have a name like ‘taco’ or ‘grain bowl’, a name with all the ingredients is the best I can do. However, it’s delicious. We’ve eaten it as a side but I’ve also been...

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Real Food Scoop | No. 20

Momentum is building against big chemical companies with yet another blow against Bayer-Monsanto.   In the second lawsuit against Monsanto (now owned by Bayer), Edwin Hardeman, a 70-year old man, claimed that his use of the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup was the main cause of his Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. On March 19, a six-person jury ruled... Read more »

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Broccoli Salad with Couscous and Tahini Dressing

Post sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill. See below for more details. The Brassicas For these types of salads, I would typically use cauliflower. However, I wanted to keep the color vibrant. The broccoli provides that and I love the texture of the roasted broccoli. Of course, you could always mix in cauliflower, romesco, or even...

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Herby Kale Omelette with Manchego Cheese

Green Sauce When it comes to experimenting with recipes, sauces are up there as a favorite. It can be easy to completely shift a dish (or many dishes) with one simple sauce. I don’t use a lot of kale outside of a few recipes but using it in sauces ensures I use it all before...

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Food at the Heart of a Green New Deal

As bright minds dig into the details of this proposal, it’s critical to keep in mind the role of food production in the climate crisis.   By Anna Lappé, Earth Island Journal 2009. That was the last year there was any significant legislation on the table to confront the climate crisis barreling down on us.... Read more »

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Sweet Potato Pasta with Vegan Walnut Cream Sauce

As we wait patiently (or not so patiently) for spring, I’m sharing what feels like a bit of a last-hurrah for winter recipes. This pasta with walnut cream sauce came out of one of my instagram recipes. People liked it so much, I felt like it deserved a place on the site. It’s rich sauce...

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Lentil Rotini with Garlicky Kale and Goat Cheese Sauce

Post sponsored by Barilla. See below for more details. Before spring starts to show, I wanted to share one last cozy pasta meal. This lentil rotini pasta features easy garlicky kale, a no-cook goat cheese sauce, and Barilla Red Lentil Rotini. The spirals in the rotini are perfect for soaking up that saucy-goodness! All the...

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Pinto Bean Sweet Potato Enchiladas

I’ve shared these a few times on instagram and now I’ve finally put pen to paper to write the recipe. These sweet potato enchiladas are about the most comforting meal I cook, without an overload of cheese. The sweet potato and beans provide the filling while and easy homemade enchilada sauce brings it all together....

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The idea behind the diet is to replace two daily meals with jars of homemade pureed baby food or store bought jars. The third meal of the day is to remain low calorie and small. The daily calorie restrictions are said to be 600 calories or less. The diet is not meant to be on for months at a time, rather 7 days maximum. The purpose is to rid your body of toxins and cravings of unhealthy foods.

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