Kicked Up Quinoa Tabbouleh
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It is getting warmer out and I’m constantly thinking about salads. I have been making a version of tabbouleh for several years. Today I had some quinoa on hand that was already cooked, so I decided to use that instead of the traditional bulghur. The vegan feta cheese recipe comes from Keeping it Kind. The recipe for the feta cheese …
Mashed Potato Enchiladas
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  Two favorites combined in one dish… mashed potatoes and Mexican food! My ex-mother-in-law used to make enchiladas filled with mashed potatoes and cheese for me… they were the best things ever.  I never got the recipe from her.  So, I had to recreate these in my kitchen and they do resemble the ones I used to have so generously …
Vegetarian Fajitas
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I remember as a kid, one of my favorite meals would be chicken fajitas.  I no longer eat chicken, but thanks to Gardein I’m able to recreate that dish! I love the smokeyness of the fajita seasoning… and being able to pile on whatever fixins that I want… I always end up putting way too much into my tortilla and …
Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet Greens, and Pine Nuts
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I had used some golden beets a few days ago, but did nothing with the greens.  Not wanting to waste them, I searched for a recipe to incorporate them and came across this one from Bon Appetit. I adjusted it a bit to include items that I had on hand, and to make it vegan. Print Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet …
Quinoa and Sweet Potato Stuffed Mushrooms
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I love portabello mushrooms. The lend themselves so well to stuffing, grilling and slicing up to use for “meat” (fajitas, stroganoff, bourguignon) I found this recipe on Greatist and it looked really good! I actually had all the ingredients on hand so I knew I had to make it (I love it when that happens). I made a few modifications …
Spring Market Farro Salad
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Spring is here… and I want salads now that it has warmed up.  I found this recipe on Mind Body Green and it just screamed SPRING to me. I really like farro as a grain alternative to rice and pasta, to me it is a little chewy and nutty.  The flavors in this are really fresh. I added green onions …
Vegan Leek, Mushroom & Spinach Quiche
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Print Vegan Leek, Mushroom & Spinach Quiche Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 uncooked pie shells, thawed 8 oz white mushrooms – sliced 1 leek – chopped 1/2 white onion- diced 2 cloves garlic – minced 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 – 16 oz …
Super Bowl Sunday!
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Yesterday America celebrated a great holiday – The Super Bowl!  It doesn’t matter if you are a football fan… there is plenty of fun for everyone. Between the commercials, the game and the halftime show… what more could you want?  FOOD… Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest food consumption day in the United States, surpassed by Thanksgiving. My Super Bowl Sunday was …