Category Archives: Vegetarian

Healthy Macaroni and Cheese

Yes, I’m doing this….I’m saying that there is such a thing as Healthy Macaroni and Cheese!  What comes to mind when you hear mac and cheese?  I suddenly envision myself 5 years old, feet dangling off the edge of the … Continue reading

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Blueberry Surprise!

The other day I was digging around in my freezer searching for a bag of edamame beans and came across a bag of blueberries.  I was so excited!!!  It was like Christmas….except for the fact that no one has ever … Continue reading

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Winter Salad

Good fruit in the winter is sometimes hard to find.  Unless you live in Florida, California or maybe Brazil.  But hey, if you live right smack in the middle of the U.S., don’t forget about the produce aisle.  Here is … Continue reading

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Pasta for the wee ones

Here is a simple and healthy pasta for babies and toddlers.  Okay, I ate some, too, and it’s tasty for us big kids as well.  Think along the lines of spaghetti o’s….but much healthier and not in a can, laced … Continue reading

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Moroccan Spiced Acorn Squash and Couscous

I have never been to Morocco and it’s not really high on my list of places in the World to visit.  Though I do appreciate Morocco for the couscous that is widely used in their cuisine.  Couscous is so easy to prepare … Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper Hummus

Hummus is so beautifully simple and is such a staple at our house.  I remember the first time I tasted hummus was at the Jerusalem Cafe in Westport in Kansas City.  I was probably 9 years old and mostly excited about the flat … Continue reading

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Roasted Peppers

A few days ago my Mom came to visit me…well, alright maybe she also came to visit my little girl, her granddaughter.  She came bearing fruits and veggies.  She had several bell peppers and a bunch of mini sweet peppers.  … Continue reading

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Casserole

Casseroles….what do you think about casseroles these days?  I’m really undecided.  I love that I can have a casserole in the oven and have time to clean up the kitchen before dinner is ready.  Though some casserole recipes take all … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup with Apriocts

Apricots are such a yummy and sweet summer-time delight.  If you are craving some sweetness from this tasty fruit, pick up a bag of dried apricots.  They have a beautiful color and are a great addition to all kinds of … Continue reading

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Quinoa

On a recent trip to Peru, I was introduced to quinoa and immediately fell in love!  Quinoa looks and cooks like a pasta but it’s actually a seriously healthy grain.  This little super food packs a serious protein punch and … Continue reading

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