Orzo Pasta Lunch Salad


4 wide-mouth pint canning jars with lids


1 garlic clove, peeled
1/3 cup fresh basil
4 to 5 sun-dried tomato halves, roughly chopped
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon water
Pinch each of salt and black pepper

Chickpea Sandwich with Sunflower Seeds

$1.10 per serving

30-minute Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich with smashed chickpeas and roasted sunflower seeds in a simple dressing. Sandwiched between two slices of bread and topped with secret garlic sauce, this is healthy lunch perfection.

Author: Minimalist Baker


15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1/4 cup roasted unsalted sunflower seeds

3 Tbsp vegan mayo 

A(mazing) BLT


  • 1 pound peppered bacon
  • 8 ounces Neufchâtel cheese
  • 1/4 cup oil-cured sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil, chopped
  • 8 slices of sourdough bread
  • 2 ounces arugula
  • 2 large heirloom tomatoes


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