Green Split Pea Pesto Pasta Salad

Disclaimer: This post has been sponsored by USA Pulses and Pulse Canada, but opinions are all my own.

We have all had pesto before, but have you ever tried adding split peas to it?  It adds a wonderful flavor as well as a boost of protein.  This Green Split Pea Pesto Pasta Salad is a must make!  It starts with these beautiful split peas.

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This is perfect for summer cookouts and parties.  The tomatoes also add some nice color and pair well with the mildly sweet flavor of the peas.  Most recipes for split peas are soups, but I wanted to utilize them in a different way.  They were perfect in this pesto.

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A Simple Berry Dip + MightyFix Containers

This post is sponsored by MightyNest, but all opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands I love!

During the summer, we are constantly on the go, whether it be a day trip, or long weekend, we really try to make the most of summer.  Recently, I was sent these U-Konserve canisters in my Mighty Fix.

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Have you heard of Mighty Fix? A super smart subscription program from MightyNest that sends one amazing product for your home each month to help you live healthier and greener.  I love many things about the Mighty Fix: (more…)

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Lemon Parsley and Bean Noodle Salad

Have you tried a spiralizer yet?  It’s truly life changing.  You can make so many delicious creations with veggie noodles.  In fact, this recipe comes to you from the cookbook, Nourishing Noodles – Spiralize Nearly 100 Plant Based Recipes for Zoodles, Ribbons, and Vegetable Spirals.  The book is written and photographed by Chris Anca of the blog, Tales of a Kitchen.

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Photo Credit: © 2016 text and photography by Chris Anca. First published in the United States of America in 2016 by Race Point Publishing, a member of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc.

This book has it all.  Tips on spiralizing, breakfasts, appetizers, soups, raw entrees, and even desserts!  All of them are beautifully photographed. Some of the other recipes I am looking forward to trying are: Quick Miso Noodle Soup, Cucumber and Sprouts Thai Noodle Salad, and the Coconut Cinnamon Carrot Cakes.  For more info, or if you want to order the cookbook, click here.

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