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Happy Earth Day! Spring Broccolini & Kale Quinoa Bowl

Happy Earth Day! To celebrate, I’ve included an appropriate Recipe Redo pick – Spring Broccolini & Kale Quinoa Bowl. Eating well tastes so much better when you know how your food is sourced! As you strive to meet your health goals, opt for recipes that take advantage of nature’s provisions. This recipe includes the wonder grain Quinoa as the base for this bowl, and the rest is up to you! Feel free to follow the recipes guidelines for ingredients or branch out to try your own Quinoa bowl! Be sure to share your favorite combination with Recipe Redo. Enjoy and happy Earth Day!

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Spring Broccolini & Kale Quinoa Bowls:

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • 1 bunch broccolini
  • 2 to 3 kale leaves, chopped (about 3 loose packed cups)
  • juice of ½ lemon, more to taste
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 watermelon radish, thinly sliced
  • ½ avocado, cubed
  • ½ cup mixed fresh herbs (I used mint and dill)
herb-y pea pesto: (this makes extra)
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • ½ cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 cup packed fresh spinach (or sub basil)
  • ¼ cup fresh dill (or sub basil or mint)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, more if desired
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

For detailed preparation instructions, you can find the original recipe for Spring Broccolini & Kale Quinoa Bowls on Love & Lemons. Love what you taste? Visit Love & Lemons for healthy recipes all week long. Can’t get enough? Follow Love & Lemons on Social Media: Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram.


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Pumpkin Mousse

Fall is officially here and it’s time to celebrate with all things pumpkin! This Pumpkin Mousse from Red Mountain Resort will get you started off well. Spoil your tastebuds with this unmistakably fall treat, I love a dessert that feels indulgent while boasting a low calorie count. Enjoy and happy cooking!

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Pumpkin Mousse

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews unsalted raw
  • ½ cup pecan pieces, raw
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ½ cup FruitSweet (or agave syrup, maple syrup or honey)
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ⅛ teaspoon cloves, ground
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

You can find the original recipe on Red Mountain Spa, visit their website for directions and more information about their luxurious facilities! Follow the Red Mountain Spa on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.