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Recipes

Spicy Coleslaw

Spicy coleslaw is one of my most requested recipes for summer cookouts. This recipe is an attempt at recreating the spicy coleslaw a friend from Kansas used to bring to our driveway parties. When we moved, I asked him for the recipe… but it was one of those that was never written down and changed every time he made it.    …
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Awesome Pasta Salad

Summer time is upon us, and to me it means a lot of outdoor entertaining and barbeques. I tend to always make a pasta salad as a side dish during the summer. This pasta salad I created for my sister after she had given birth to her twin girls.  She loved this salad and I knew I was on to…
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Vegan Margherita Pizza

When I found the vegan mozzarella alternative recipe from Mary Ellen over at VNutrition, I knew I had to try it. It looked like a very quick and easy recipe AND it looked like it got melty. I am a pizza lover and one of the things that I miss when trying to be dairy free is pizza. I thought…
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Pineapple Broccoli Quinoa

When I found this recipe from Lucie over at Win-Win Food I knew I had to try it! Who could resist a nutrient rich dish that can be ready to eat in 30 minutes?  Not me! I made it from the recipe, but then found that I did need to add a little spice to suit my tastes. I’ve included my…
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Cauliflower Korma

I can’t remember the first time I tried Indian food.  I do remember that it made me very happy… all the flavors and intoxicating scents, it was like a party was going down in my mouth. I haven’t cooked much Indian food, but when I found this recipe from Allison at Yummy Beet.  I knew I had to try it. …
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Green Olive Hummus

  Who doesn’t love a good hummus?  I’m always looking for interesting hummus combinations.  Although I love roasted red pepper hummus and regular hummus, it is fun to find new tastes. When I found myself with an abundance of green olives from Friday’s dirty martini making, I needed to find something to do with all the olives. I found this recipe…
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Kicked Up Quinoa Tabbouleh

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…
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Mashed Potato Enchiladas

  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…
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Vegetarian Fajitas

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…
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Farfalle with Golden Beets, Beet Greens, and Pine Nuts

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…
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