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Sunday Dinner – Indian Style Rice and Beans With Easy Flatbread

I have been really busy at work lately and haven't had much time to blog! I'm going to try to get caught up on some of the things we've been making lately this week. Sunday afternoon while my son was napping and I was catching up on some chores, I started thinking about dinner. And… Continue reading Sunday Dinner – Indian Style Rice and Beans With Easy Flatbread

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Tempeh Curry

I have such a love-hate relationship with tempeh.  I so want to love it but every time I make it at home it's just not what I expect.  After reading the following article on soy products I decided to give it another shot. 10 Things to Know About Tofu @ Mark's Daily Apple I found… Continue reading Tempeh Curry

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Dowdy But Delicious

In the blogging world of fabulous food photography and recipes, this lowly soup is not going to win any awards. But isn't taste what matters most when it comes to cooking? Last night I cooked up a batch of Lentil Dumpling Soup from Hillbilly Housewife. It seems I only make it once every year or… Continue reading Dowdy But Delicious

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Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower With Tahini Dressing

Made this for dinner on Monday night and it was simply AMAZING. Roasted Buddha Bowl @ Oh She Glows It's roasted broccoli, cauliflower and chickpeas with a creamy tahini dressing. We served it over quinoa. Click here for instructions on cooking quinoa. Benzo actually made the entire dish while I played with our son once… Continue reading Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower With Tahini Dressing

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Greek Pitas With Tzatziki Sauce

Last week we added a new dinner to our routine - Greek-style pitas with homemade tzatziki sauce. I am not Greek so I can't vouch for the authenticity of this dinner, but it was tasty and that's all that really matters. On the table we laid out: Whole wheat pita pockets Chopped cucumber Chopped tomato… Continue reading Greek Pitas With Tzatziki Sauce

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Kale and Black Eyed Pea Soup

The second recipe that caught my eye in the book Superfood Kitchen was kale and black eyed pea soup.  Once again I landed on this one because it didn't call for too many unusual ingredients and we had most everything already in stock in the kitchen.  I have been wanting to work kale back into… Continue reading Kale and Black Eyed Pea Soup

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

Lately I have not posted many of my own recipes. There are so many great recipes out there I figure, why recreate the wheel? I'm perfectly happy making others creations and reporting back on the outcome. This recipe, however, is our own creation and is one of my favorite dinners. I think we came up… Continue reading Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas

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Spinach Pesto Lasagna

A mother's responsibility involves scooping up your child to kiss his "bonked finger" as soon as you walk in the door before you even take off your coat or set down your bag.  And that's exactly what I did.  And then we ate. Benzo had whipped up a pan of spinach pesto lasagna based on… Continue reading Spinach Pesto Lasagna

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Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Last weekend I whipped up a batch of sun-dried tomato cream sauce in my Vitamix.  I had a carton of heavy cream in the fridge plus I'd been wanting to use the Vitamix for something other than a smoothie for a change.  When I saw the recipe for sun-dried tomato cream sauce in the Vitamix… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce