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19 Veg-Friendly Party Snacks | Naturally Ella

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19 Veg-Friendly Party Snacks | Naturally Ella

When it comes to the holidays, I get most excited about the parties (and the food at them!) With a little inspiration, your holiday party can be rocking some wonderful veg-friendly snacks. While you can start with a solid cheese board and some olives, step your game up with the help […]

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Green Olive Roasted Cauliflower Salad

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Green Olive Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Post sponsored by California Ripe Olives. See below for more details. If I had my way, I’d eat a big bowl of roasted vegetables for lunch, everyday. This cauliflower salad is another recipe that allows me to do just that. Shallot-roasted cauliflower tossed with salty olives and parmesan along along with […]

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Roasted Mole Cauliflower with Chickpeas

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Overhead shot of mole cauliflower on a sheet tray, tossed and roasted with mole sauce.

As with most recipes, the most delicious ones come from pure happenstance and whatever I happen to have on hand. This mole cauliflower came about for two reason. An assistant who made a massive amount of mole and a last-minute potluck where I needed to bring a dish. I happen to […]

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Pinto Bean Tostadas with Nopales and Eggs

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Pinto Bean Tostadas with Nopales and Eggs

Today’s post is a little different. Sure, there’s a recipe but this recipe is to help promote an organization that is near and dear to my heart: the Food Literacy Center. September is Food Literacy Month in the state of California. What does that meant, exactly? Well, as the Food Literacy […]

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Saving the Season: 3-Ways with Sweet Corn

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Adobo Grilled Sweet Corn

Living in California now for over 5 years, I’ve learned that most food produced here is just as good (if not better) than most any place else. California tomatoes, olive oil, wine, stone fruit, beans, and grains occupy a majority of our meals. However, and I’ve had arguments with people about […]

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Our Favorite Healthy Smoothie Recipes

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You know what tomorrow is?! The summer solstice! That’s right, it’s the longest day of the year and one of our absolute favorites. Summer is just kicking off and Monique and I have been loving every second of it. Actually, I’m super jealous right now because Monique is currently in France […]

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Curried Chickpea Bowls with Quinoa

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Curried Chickpea Bowls with Quinoa

I’m sometimes hesitant to share these types of recipes on the site. It could easily be categorized as ‘too simple’ but I’m finding as a busy family, I crave the 20 minute meals. This recipe is a solid start for more involved meals but I find it perfect as-is. A couple […]