Hearty Vegetarian Split Pea Soup

Soup season is upon us! Cozying up with a big bowl of warm soup, maybe some toasted artisan bread to dip... picture perfect! I prefer soups with a lot of substance, that are hearty, and are thick and creamy (without the cream!). This split pea soup is just that: full of veggies, just the right amount of spices to create a healthy flavor, and without the high sodium levels that you find in the store. 

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Baked Buckwheat Turkey Meatballs (Gluten Free)

No need for breadcrumbs in this recipe! These turkey meatballs are not only flavorful and easy to make, but they also have the added benefit of buckwheat. After researching this pseudocereal (a non-grass plant that produces fruits and seeds used as flour), I learned that buckwheat is a high in fiber, plant-based protein that is easily digestible, has shown to lower blood sugar, and can aid in weight loss. 

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