Tag: oil

Fresh Lemon Cake Recipe

Looking for a simple cake recipe without eggs, low-fat, low sodium, TOTALLY MOIST, and made with fresh lemon juice?  This Fresh Lemon Cake recipe is a BIG HIT!  You might be wondering, “Where’s the lemon glaze?”   I had the same thought.  However, after I devoured my first slice, I understand why it wasn’t needed. […]

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Whole Wheat Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Ladies & Gentlemen, WE HAVE A WINNER!  (Crowd rejoices with hoops & hollers.) Whole Wheat Lemon Blueberry Muffins is the latest simple vegan muffin recipe that comes family-approved.  Like all the other great tasting muffins I’ve made, this batch barely made it to serve a second breakfast the next day.  We gobbled them for breakfast […]

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PB&Q: Pea, Beans and Quinoa Salad

I’m teaching myself to make more quinoa recipes for my family.  Quinoa is pretty tasty; it reminds me of rice, but it’s not a starch.  It’s a protein.  It can turn a simple side salad recipe into a light dinner. I pulled this light dinner recipe into existence with leftover black eye peas, black beans, […]

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Garbanzo Beans and Zucchini Dinner

This simple dinner recipe took hardly any time to pull together.  It’s full of fresh flavors with a little kick of good chili powder.  I’ve had access to plenty of fresh picked zucchini lately and I’m trying to find new ways to cook it up.  This recipe is like the Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas recipe […]

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Yellow Peppers and Chickpeas

When I get in the mood for chickpeas or garbanzo beans, whichever side of the tracks you come from, I cannot get enough of them.  I used to buy canned chickpeas until I learned to cook them in a pressure cooker.  Nowadays, I keep home-cooked chickpeas stored up in the freezer ready and waiting for […]

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Oven Fried Sweet Potato Fries

Let me tell you, oven-fried sweet potatoes fries are the way to go!  Oh sure, I could have deep fried them but it was easier and less messy to cook them up in the oven. I really like eating my sweet potato fries sprinkled with chipotle chili powder and salt.  There’s something about the sweet […]

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Roasted Vegetable Salad

Serves 4 1 large beet 2 carrots 1 parsnip 1 rutabaga 8 to 10 garlic cloves, peeled 2 tablespoons oil 4 – 6 cups Napa Cabbage, Bok Choi, Belgian endive Molasses-Mustard Vinaigrette salt and fresh ground pepper Heat the oven to 450ºF.  Lightly oil a half sheet pan. Peel and dice the beet, carrots, parsnip […]

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4 Bean Salad Recipe that ROCKS!

Every Thursday, the kids and I gather up our school papers and head over to our friend’s, the Buckwalters, to learn science and art together.  My favorite part is lunch time and tea time.  Cheryl and I share the love of cooking and drinking tea.  She’s an excellent cook whose family enjoys Thai, Indian, Ukrainian, […]

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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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Quick Vegetables and Rice Dinner

Aside from all the chopping, most stir-fry dinners are pretty quick to pull together.  Agreed?  Well, this one involves a little chopping and one cut into a bag of frozen vegetables.  I only had an onion, a zucchini and one carrot as my fresh vegetable choices.  (It’s time to go shopping.) Thankfully, I like to […]

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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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BANANA CAKE-LIKE MUFFINS

This banana muffin recipe goes out to Cassie McBride and her sweet family.  Cassie and I were talking the other day about the Fresh Blueberry Muffins recipe and she asked if I had one with banana and nuts.  Her sweet kids totally gobbled up the blueberry muffins and she needed more fuel.  This is an […]

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Yellow Split Pea Dahl

This is my first Indian dish.  And it’s not half bad. ;D  The whole reason I made it was to try the taste of yellow split peas.  I’ve not cooked any yellow split peas recipes before.  Yellow split peas, I’ve learned, are also called yellow lentils.  Lentils come in different sizes and colors: yellow, green, […]

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Fast Freezer Pickle Slices

This freezer pickles slices recipe is Outstanding!  I actually put up these freezer pickles last summer.  We’re still eating on them and they have held up WAY BETTER than my canned pickles.  Not that my canned pickles aren’t good, they are.  It’s just that these freezer pickle slices are enjoyed more often on different occasions. […]

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Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Apples

This sweet potatoes recipe comes to us from Laura C., a loyal reader of SimpleDailyRecipes.com. Laura says: “I served the sweet potatoes with slices of meatloaf (which my husband makes and is amazingly delicious) and green beans. Excellent.” Amended – from “Martha Stewart” 4 large sweet potatoes (approx. 2 lbs), pierced with the tines of […]

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