After a rough few months and with the summer sunshine finally brightening our days, we thought we’d do something a little different (and a whole lot of fun!) for our next post.
We have teamed up with two of our favorite bloggers and asked them to share their favorite summer vegan/vegetarian dishes with us!
These will be a hit at your next social gathering, or with your family, as you share this yummy, nutritious meal that so many can enjoy.
A healthy mind and body is all about nurturing your internal body through nutrient-rich foods that will feed your cells with everything they need! When you eat clean, whole foods, you start to feel better than you ever have before, and this health is reflected externally in the state of your skin, which will glow with healthy radiance! Your mood will be lifted, and you will have more energy to take part in all your favorite activities.
Dig into our latest read before digging into these gorgeous recipes, which are light, quick, healthy, and absolutely delicious!
Honey Ginger Zoodles by Well with Brielle
Photos courtesy of Well with Brielle.
Today, Brielle shares her sweet and zingy ginger zoodles recipe with us. Zoodles are zucchini noodles, which means they are an excellent choice if you are gluten-free!
Honey Ginger Zoodles
- 1 thumb size of diced ginger
- 1/4 cup of honey or agave nectar
- 1 tbs of lemon juice
- 2 spiralized zucchinis
- 1 spiralized squash
- 1 cucumber
- 1 medium sized yellow onion
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 tbs of extra virgin olive oil
- Heat frying pan over medium heat. Add olive oil, garlic, and onions. Stir occasionally for about 2 minutes or until onions are slightly cooked and translucent.
- Next, add ginger. Stir the ginger a few times for about a minute.
- Add spiralized zucchinis and squash. Cook everything for about 2 minutes while occasionally stirring.
- In a separate bowl mix 1/4 cup of honey and 1 tbs of lemon juice. Add cucumbers and stir.
- Pour mixture over contents in the pan. Immediately remove the pan from heat. Stir allowing the sauce to mix in. This will create a liquid for the noodles. If desired for added flavor: Pour in additional honey and lemon juice and stir.
- Everything should cook for a total of 5 minutes. Vegetables should be soft like noodles.
Health and wellness is Brielle's career, lifestyle and passion. Brielle holds a Masters of Health Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. She is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and Certified Health Educator who has designed health and wellness programs for world-leading organizations. With her platform, Well with Brielle, she helps people enhance their lifestyle via healthy solutions that are stress-free, fun, and effective. She offers eBooks, wellness challenges, and more, all designed to help you overcome the challenges of changing your lifestyle! She’s an avid yogi, loves crystals and whipping up nutritious meals. She even has some beautiful guided meditations for you to enjoy.
Kelp Noodle Stir Fry by Soulful Sam
Photos courtesy of Soulful Sam.
Sam shares her kelp noodle stir fry with us, a healthy alternative to regular noodles, and packing a mighty punch in terms of antioxidant and mineral content!
Kelp Noodle Stir Fry
- 1/3 package of kelp noodles (or serving size)
- 1/2 cup mushrooms
- Fresh red cabbage
- 1/3 red onion
- 1/3 zucchini
- 1/3 red pepper
- 1 tsp Garlic powder
- 1 tsp Ginger powder
- 1 tsp Pink Himalayan salt
- 2 tablespoons of raw PB
- 1 tablespoon - 1 1/2 tablespoon of tamari or soy sauce
- Add water to thin it out— choose your consistency!
- Stir ingredients in a small bowl!
- In a wok or large pan, add chopped onions, mushrooms, zucchini, red peppers and cook with small amounts of water until veggies are sweating and onions are translucent! Add in garlic, ginger, and salt for flavor.
- Rinse and drain kelp noodles from package (follow package instructions).
- Add in noodles to pan or wok and stir. Combine sauce ingredients into the pan and wok. Let cook through on low heat for a few minutes and enjoy! Note: the kelp noodles don’t need further cooking, so once you think the veggies and sauce are combined enough— you are ready to eat! Add fresh lime or cilantro if desired.
“Hello! My name is Samantha Taylor. I’ve been plant-based for almost 3 years now, which has truly helped me in the realms of life. I started a blog called Soulful Sam, which is merely a small corner of the internet for myself to talk about and share the things I love. Living as natural and closest to Mother Earth has always been really important for me, especially growing up in a beautiful place like Ohio (yes there are amazing places to see here)! I love exercising, practicing acro yoga with my boyfriend, acting like I’m a chef in the kitchen, and traveling all over the world. Catch me at @soulfulsam_ on Instagram to peek inside my world!”
Check out her Instagram, @SoulfulSam_!
We hope you love these recipes as much as we do! We predict you’ll be making them a few times this Summer!
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