Fire-Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

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You know those times when you have NO food in the house or at least so it seems. You just stand there staring in the pantry, opening and closing the refrigerator and freezer door waiting for something to jump out at you. And nothing really does, because you don’t have time to defrost the meat,…

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Black Bean and Veggie Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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Potty training. That basically sums up our weekend. This is my third kiddo going through potty training and I’ll have to say it is going really well! We talked about it with him for several weeks before and told him when he turned 3, we wouldn’t be using diapers anymore. I think all that preparation paid off,…

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Tofu Scramble #LovingTofu

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One of my favorite ways to cook with tofu is this tofu scramble. I started making it years ago when I did my vegan experiment and now, though not vegan, enjoy making it on a regular basis. It doesn’t replace my eggs, it’s just something different and it’s awesome. Tofu, a great protein source for both…

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Parmesan-Caper Potato Bites

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The Holiday season is quickly approaching and we’ll all be searching for the perfect appetizers and holiday dishes to make. I love potatoes and think they are just he perfect addition to any meal- roasted whole or cut with rosemary and garlic, but my new favorite are these adorable potato bites. Yes, I just called these adorable….

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Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with Pesto & Garlic Yogurt Dressing

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A hearty vegetable sandwich goes down as one of my top favorite sandwiches ever. There is so much you can do with the flavors in terms of seasoning, fresh herbs, dressing, etc. This one has grilled eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper and red onion and fresh tomato, basil and arugula. Then the amazing yogurt dressing paired…

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Kale Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette & Meal Planning

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Is anyone tired of kale yet? I’m not! It’s one of my weekly staples in my CSA box and I love it! I usually sauté it, use it in smoothies or chop it thinly and enjoy it as a salad. Occasionally I’ll look for a good recipe incorporating kale just to change things up- it’s…

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Kid-Friendly Fried Rice

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I would normally say I prefer pasta over rice, but lately I have been cooking a ton of rice lately. When I was a kid I loved eating plain white rice with butter. However, I wanted to cook something a little more special than buttered white rice for our Friday night grilled salmon dinner. Now…

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Asian Noodle Salad With Peanut Dressing

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The fun thing about being in charge of the food around here is that I get to cook whatever I feel like eating! Pasta with veggies tossed in a peanut dressing. That’s what I wanted. As I mentioned before, we had company over a couple weeks ago (our good friends from Texas) and when hosting any…

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Make-Ahead Salad Bowls

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Hi friends. Just popping in for a quick visit to share this fabulous salad inspired by Starbucks. That’s right, you heard me….a salad inspired by Starbucks! I was in there this week with about 25 minutes to spare before picking up my daughter from preschool. I had our sitter watching the other kids so I…

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