BEAN + ORZO SALAD

Bún Chả Giò / Veggie Spring Roll with Noodle

WHAT YOU NEED

“The Bowl:
Noodles (I use a mix of rice / vermicelli and bean starch / longkou noodles)
Quick Pickled Cucumbers + Carrots (google it up!)
Spicy Sesame Edamame Beans (a little sesame oil + lao gan ma sauce)
Peanuts + Sesame Seeds
Green Onion Pancake or Spring Rolls
Hoisin + Sriracha

The Sauce / Nuoc Cham:
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons sugar
½ cup water
2 ½ tablespoons fish sauce
Pinch of chili flakes”

BEAN + ORZO SALAD

WHAT YOU NEED

“Salad:
1 15-oz. can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 an english cucumber, chopped
1 medium-sized heirloom tomato, chopped
8 sliced sun dried tomatoes
1 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves only, chopped
1 red onion, chopped
1 cup cooked + cooled orzo pasta

Vinaigrette:
Juice of 1 lime
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dijon mustard
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 tsp sumac or za'atar
Salt + pepper, to taste”

COCONUT BLUEBERRY SMOOTHIE

WHAT YOU NEED

“1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1 tbsp ground flax seed
1/4 cup fresh or frozen spinach
1/4 cup 3% plain yogurt
1 tbsp coconut milk powder
1 cup oat or cows milk
1 peeled kiwi
If you like, a probiotic

* If you're sharing this smoothie with your dog, be sure to only use ingredients that agree with your best friends stomach and are safe for them to eat. Metsä likes this smoothie w/o kiwi, water instead of milk and coconut powder, 1 tsp flax, and Fortiflora: a dog probiotic.

Throw it all in a blender and GO!”

PEANUT BUTTER + HONEY BISCUITS

WHAT YOU NEED

“2 1/2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
1 Cup Natural Peanut Butter
1 Cup Water
1 Tablespoon Honey
1 Tbsp Canine Omega 3 Oil Smokey Meat Flavour
1 Egg
Stainless Steel Bowl, Wooden Spoon, Rolling Pin, Parchment Paper, Baking Sheet, Jars.”

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QUICK STOVETOP MAC N' CHEESE

WHAT YOU NEED

“2 cups pasta of choice -- I use orrechiette
1 cup shredded cheese -- I used a mix of grana padano, monterey Jack +mozzarella
1/8 cup of butter
1/8 cup of all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
Pinch of smoked paprika
Salt + pepper
Panko crumbs
Pot, water, strainer, cheese grater.
Optional add ons: Veggies like peppers, mushrooms, broccoli, snap peas. Smoked salmon, sun dried tomatoes.”

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15 MINUTE VEGGIE PASTA BOWL

WHAT YOU NEED

“Noodle of choice -- I use No Yolk Egg Noodles
Hard cheese -- I used Grana Padano
Veggies like peppers, mushrooms, broccoli, snap peas.
Garlic + onion powder, red pepper flakes, parsley, salt + pepper.
A neutral oil like grape seed, but olive oil works too!
Pot, water, cheese grater.”

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