Tag: mushrooms

Bright Crunchy Lunch Salad

The salad.  Commonly thought of as an appetizer or side dish.  Seriously underestimated as a source of protein and super nutrients.  Rabbit food.  Who needs it when we can easily take a multi-vitamin for the same vitamins and minerals? Turns out, I need big salads in my life.  At 44 years of age, my body […]

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Hot Hummus Sandwich on Toasted Rye

It might look weird, but it sure tastes great! For veggie lovers only. ;D HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 2 slices Rye bread, toasted well 2-3 tablespoons hummus, warmed 1 mushroom, sliced baby spinach leaves I don’t really have to tell you how to build a sandwich. Do I? If you look closely at the photos, you’ll […]

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Quick Black Bean Dinner

When I have NO TIME to cook, I still cook, only faster. I ALWAYS have canned beans in the pantry to pull off super quick meals. Black beans are our favorite rush hour staple. They’re so versatile for soups, salads, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and stir-fry meals. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 4 2 (14.5 ounce) […]

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ROCKIN’ Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

Served this up at my husband’s 40th birthday party to a houseful of meat-lovers. EVERYONE was floored by its awesomeness.  I can’t wait to make it again. Enlist a kitchen helper to put this ROCKIN’ vegetable lasagna recipe together.  There’s nothing complicated about pulling it together, but it does take some time to get everything […]

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Crunchy Veggie Wraps

Imagine a toasty warm tortilla, smeared with garlicky hummus, filled with thinly sliced crispy, fresh cabbage, green bell pepper, carrot, cucumber, mushrooms, green onion, and a few black beans.  OH SO GOOD! Charlie and I have had these crunchy veggie wraps for lunch three times this week.  They seriously ROCK!  You should have seen us.  Charlie was making grunting […]

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Spinach and Quinoa Dinner

The first time I made this quinoa recipe, it was to be used for a stuffed bell peppers recipe.  My husband and I enjoyed the filling so much, we both agreed it was a meal on it own.  He said, “Next time, save yourself the trouble of broiling the peppers and just make the filling.” […]

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Broiled Red Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

This meatless recipe of red bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, spinach, onions, and carrots is absolutely dee-lish!  I wasn’t sure my husband was going to dig it.  It turned out, he totally grooved on it.  Said it was “fresh and fun”.  SCORE!!! OH! And I finally figured out the secret to making tasty quinoa that […]

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Roasted Veggie Pizza

I’ve learned a NEW WAY, new for me, to have a great tasting pizza loaded with vegetables and the crust never gets wet and loses its crispiness.  Are you interested in knowing the trick? Roast the vegetables BEFORE you put them on the pizza! It is an extra step to preparing the pizza, but it’s […]

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Spinach Tabouleh Salad

Spinach Tabouleh salad is what happens when I get a craving for my favorite ingredients all at the same time.  I’m a HUGE spinach eater.  Blanched, baked or fresh, I’ll eat spinach anyway, anyday.  I’m also a big fan of mushrooms.  In much the same way, I will eat them anyway they can be cooked. […]

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