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Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

The cherry tomato plant in our garden would be 10 feet tall if we had stakes that high.  What is it about the small tomato plants that makes them grow like crazy?  We grew those small yellow pear shaped tomatoes one year and it was absolutely out of control as well.  Grew up and over… Continue reading Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

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Veggie BLTs

Another simple summer dinner we've been loving on lately - BLTs made with veggie bacon!  We had this last week on Thursday and again last night.  I think I could eat it every other night.  It would also make an excellent lunch. The key is this recipe for homemade veggie bacon from No Meat Athlete:… Continue reading Veggie BLTs

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Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

One of our dinners last week consisted of pasta with the first batch of fresh homemade pesto from our basil plants in the garden.  I think homemade pesto might be my very favorite thing to eat.  Since we didn't have a garden last year, it had been two years (!) since I last had homemade… Continue reading Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

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Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise

It's been awhile since I last posted! We are really enjoying our summer and have been busy getting ready for baby #2. I thought I would share a quick post today on what's becoming one of my favorite summer dinners - Salad Niçoise. It's nice and light for hot summer nights and very quick to… Continue reading Easy Summer Dinner: Salad Niçoise

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Strawberries, Arugula & Goat Cheese English Muffins

Tonight's dinner was courtesy of Hy-Vee's recent Seasons magazine. The recipe was actually on the cover and as soon as I knew arugula would be at the market last weekend, I put it on this week's meal plan. Strawberry, Goat Cheese & Arugula Sandwiches English muffins topped with goat cheese, arugula and strawberries and drizzled… Continue reading Strawberries, Arugula & Goat Cheese English Muffins

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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