Black Bean Pasta Salad-Instant Pot

Black Bean Pasta Salad Instant Pot is delicious and nutritious, packed with flavor and protein.  The pasta is ready in 3 minutes, toss in spiralized zucchini, fresh cherry tomatoes, homegrown leeks, olives and cranberries for a little sweet and savory and top with creamy avocado dressing.  This salad with be a hit whether you serve it warm or cold.  Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free.

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Red Lentil Vegetable Chili-Instant Pot

Red Lentil Vegetable Chili-Instant Pot.  As the weather starts to cool off, it is time to get some new fall recipes ready in the Instant Pot.  This chili with red lentils and vegetables is packed with protein, nutrition and flavor, and is ready in less than 30 minutes.   Serve it with some hot, fresh bread and you have a filling satisfying meal that your whole crowd will love.  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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Breakfast Quinoa With Papaya Creme

Breakfast Quinoa is a bowl full of goodness to start your day!  When you cook the quinoa in the Instant Pot, it is ready in 15 minutes.  Add your fruit, (either raw or cooked), top with papaya creme, and you will not believe how healthy and delicious your breakfast will be.  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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Sweet Potato Kale Bowl

Sweet Potato Kale Bowl.  The easiest and healthiest dish that you can make for any meal, is a bowl.  Toss in all the nutritious ingredients that you have in the fridge, and your options for deliciousness are endless.  This bowl features spiralized sweet potatoes and fresh kale. (which I grew myself)  There is nothing that tastes better than growing your own vegetables and herbs.  If you don’t have a big yard like I don’t, check out this organic patio garden that I planted–I love this.  All of my herbs and some vegetables come from my very own patio!

Organic Patio Garden in 4 square feet
Organic Patio Garden in 4 square feet

To make this bowl, I topped the bowl with my favorite garlic cashew creme for tangy flavor, and it was done and yummy in less than 30 minutes.  Use whatever vegetables you have on hand…bowls are packed with nutrition and flavor. Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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