Healthy Bowl: Fresh Chopped Salad

opped Salad with Chickpeas, Avocado and Pepitas | A Couple Cooks

Last month we took a summer trip to Traverse City, Michigan. Everything about it was magical: the dunes, that aquamarine …

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Falafel Patties with Harissa Yogurt

Falafel Patties with Harissa Yogurt | A Couple Cooks

We’ve been trying to develop a falafel recipe for years. Like the infamous veggie burger, honing the perfect texture and …

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Spiced Crispy Chickpeas

Spiced Crispy Chickpeas | A Couple Cooks

Today I’ve just spent time with a friend hearing about her battle with thyroid cancer, and her mom’s struggle with …

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Easy Pumpkin Hummus

Easy Pumpkin Hummus

We’ve seen this pumpkin hummus floating around the internet as of late, and a friend suggested that we give it …

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Spiced Eggplant and Cucumber Salad

Spiced Eggplant and Chickpea Salad

A Couple Cooks was an accident, really. When we started this blog, we had no idea that we’d still be …

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Salad Bar

Salad Bar

Not everyone loves vegetables, but most people can get behind a good salad bar. We love the concept of salad …

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Pea Shoot Tartine

Pea Shoot Tartine

There’s nothing more delightful than bright and happy pea shoots after a long, gray winter. We found these from Harvestland …

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Moroccan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

Moroccan Chickpea and Sweet Potato Stew

We’ve just spent an evening with friends, gladly sharing stories of the holidays and New Year’s resolutions. Even in light …

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Roasted Cauliflower Risotto

Roasted Cauliflower Risotto

  We’ve seen some beautiful colored cauliflower at our farmer’s market this year — purple and bright orange!  I was …

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Loaded Sweet Potato Skins with Kale


When we first started getting interested in food, the baked sweet potato became one of our favorite meals. Once we …

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Simple Vegetable Paella


Ahh, Valentine’s Day. Around the world, it is celebrated as a special day to celebrate your loved ones. Somehow along …

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