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Curried Vegan Chickpea Salad with Watermelon Radish

  Also see our On-the-Go Almond Protein Balls I love everything that my friend, Dr. Reshma Shah, makes. Her dishes are always so flavorful and savory yet always healthy, and vitamin-rich. And they always look beautiful and colorful on the plate! This is her version of a “tuna-less” or “egg-less” salad. The recipe is so forgiving that it really does lend itself […]

Power Grain: Italian Farro with Roasted Vegetables

Prepared by and photo by Emily S. Downs Read more about why people are choosing farro over quinoa. My brother’s wife first introduced me to the power-grain farro, and I thank her for it! Farro has twice the fiber and protein than common wheat (wheatberries) and it has been found to lower cholesterol as well as help […]

Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Quinoa Chili

For all of you meat-lovers out there, this is a chili to be reckoned with! Don’t let the title fool you! Just a slightly healthier option, guilt-free yet guilty of loaded flavor and texture. Dive in on a cold winter’s night or better yet...

Vegetarian Creamy, Buttery Dal Makhani

This recipe comes from and is a popular dish that’s cooked during Diwali and originates from the Punjab region. Dal refers to lentils and makhan refers to butter. Dal makhani means lentils cooked with butter. It is cooked slowly creating a thick, creamy, buttery dish. You can serve it basmati rice or naan with some onion and cucumber wedges. It takes […]

Pasta without the Carbs

If you love pasta, but are trying to cut back on the carbs, try Reshma Shah’s Zucchini Noodles with Fresh Tomato Pomodoro Sauce. Not only is zucchini a great source for magnesium, folate, potasium zinc and vitamin C, B1, and B6, this dish is truly beautiful. This version of the sauce is completely oil-free but you could […]

Southwestern Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers

I love everything that pediatrician and Family Table blogger Reshma Shah makes; her dishes are always not only healthy but beautiful and full of flavor. “The best way to plan your veggie burgers is to think about the ingredients you have on hand or the style of food you want to eat. The combination of […]

Vegetarian Stir-Fry with Ginger, Broccoli & Mushrooms

This is recipe is my friend Reshma Shah, founder of The Family Table. She also happens to be a pediatrician, mom of two and vegetarian. She always inspires me to try new ingredients and has a way of making healthy food that is delicious! This recipe is what she calls a “Friday night” sort of meal, meaning that […]

Quick and Easy Summer Meal

Now that summer has officially arrived, so has the idea spending less time in the kitchen and more time outdoors. In my family we tend to eat lighter in the warmer months and we try to use the BBQ as often as possible and the oven less often. My kids are big fans of homemade pizza and […]

Our Favorite Side Dishes

  Need an easy side to bring to a barbecue or party? Here are a few of our favorites.  • • • • • • • •  C  O  L  D    S  I  D  E  S  • • • • • • • •   Tri-Bean Cilantro Salad Celery, Apple & Fennel Slaw Quinoa Tabboulleh […]

Baked Black Bean & Avocado Burritos

Enchiladas or burritos? Call them what you will. This combination of creamy avocados, smoky chipotle peppers, black beans and corn offer a meatless Mexican influenced dinner. A crunchy fresh greens salad alongside completes the meal. thekitchn.com...