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Onion Barley Casserole

 Here's an easy side dish that is a nice alternative to rice.  I found the original recipe on All Recipes and the only change I made was to swap vegetable bouillon for beef bouillon. Onion Barley Casserole Serves 2 1/2 cup barley 1 tbsp oil 1 1/2 cups water 1 tsp bouillon (I used veggie)… Continue reading Onion Barley Casserole

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Popeye & Protein

It's so cold in Kansas today!  I woke up and the radio said it was 5 degrees F outside.  I had the hardest time getting out of bed.  We turn the heater way down at night and pile on the blankets to save energy (and money) so the house is super cold in the mornings. … Continue reading Popeye & Protein

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Sicilian Collard Greens

For the past few months I've been been experimenting with vegan cooking. I find it really interesting and challenging to cook in a different way than what I'm used to. In November I bought Alicia Silverstone's new book The Kind Diet. The book has a lot of useful information on a vegan diet and lots… Continue reading Sicilian Collard Greens

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My Favorite Way to Eat Zucchini

I feel like I have been talking a lot about zucchini. Well it's not going to end anytime soon I don't think as I have picked a total of 35 zucchini thus far this season. Unless my plants die. Which is entirely possible as I think at least one plant is infected with squash vine… Continue reading My Favorite Way to Eat Zucchini