lauren daniel

Summer Salads: Watermelon Mint Salad + Rosemary Chicken Salad

There are a few things I (Lauren) cannot help but crave during these hot summer days. Right now it’s fresh herbs, watermelon, and ice cold salads, so I thought I’d share a couple of my go-to salad recipes. These salads are not only hearty and filling, but they pack a punch of delicious flavors that will keep you coming back for more.  First up let’s talk about the refreshing, irresistible summer staple; watermelon! I have no problem scarfing down an entire bowl in one sitting. Watermelons are mostly water — about 92 percent — …

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Gluten Free Thai-Inspired Vegetarian Buddha Bowls

These Vegetarian Buddha Bowls are fresh, delicious and packed with goodness. Roasted vegetables nestle up with crisp cabbage, chickpeas, broccoli and more – all smothered in an addictive peanut sauce. Lauren Daniel, our newest contributor, is here for a rescue in the form of the a Vegetarian Buddha Bowl!  She’s a freelance graphic designer by day and a self-taught home cook by night. After health issues turned her to gluten-free living, she decided to teach herself to adapt recipes she loves and now she’s going to be …

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