Tag: garlic

Rosemary Pesto

I scored this Rosemary Pesto recipe from Debbie at Della Terra Farm.  I met Debbie at our local farmers market a fews weeks back.  One taste of her pesto and I was hooked.  I’ve been back to her booth every Saturday for more.  Debbie was cool enough to share her recipe with me. HERE’S ALL […]

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Garbanzo Beans n Swiss Chard n Tomato Sauce

Garbanzo Beans n Swiss Chard n Tomato Sauce is a meal for anyone wanting heart healthy recipes without salt and full of flavor.  I’m so glad this simple vegetarian recipe serves 6.  I was able to go back for seconds knowing I would have enough for tomorrow’s lunch, too. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 6 […]

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Spinach Hummus Quesadillas

Spinach Hummus is not just for dipping.  I dig spreading between to toasted whole wheat tortillas with fresh bean sprouts and carrot.  OH! I didn’t think of it until just now – red bell pepper would make these rock!  I wish I had thought of it when I put these together.  It’s okay.  I have […]

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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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Dairy-Free Alfredo Pasta Dinner

For everyone who knows their way around Simple Daily Recipes, y’all know that I have ALWAYS offered up recipes with commonly found ingredients.  This is not one of them.  In fact, I could go so far as to say this is SDR’s first uncommon ingredients recipe posted since 2007.  Times are a changin’, my friends. […]

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No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice

Looking for a vegetarian chili that will please meat eaters? This is it! Trust me. No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice takes just over an hour to pull together.  It’s not spicy (kid friendly) and totally FULL of flavor. We enjoyed it for supper then polished it off for lunch the next day.  I barely […]

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Zucchini and White Beans in Balsamic Sauce

Zucchini and white beans seasoned with garlic and balsamic vinegar is different, in a good way.  It’s a nice change from eating a bean salad seasoned in sugar, oil and vinegar.  Well, vinegar remains in this simple bean recipe, but a deep, oaky balsamic has an extremely different flavor from distilled or cider. The photo […]

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Spinach Hummus Without Tahini

Lately, I’ve been introducing new healthy dips and snacks to my family.  Hummus is my personal no-brainer-go-to snack.  I love to eat it loaded with enough garlic to ward off the whole cast of Twilight.  Since my kids aren’t old enough to appreciate the spicy stink of garlic, I went looking for a hummus recipe just […]

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Broccoli Ricotta Sauce over Whole Wheat Pasta

Despite my efforts to photograph this healthy broccoli recipe in an appetizing light, it is truly a great tasting dish.  My 11-year old son, who happens to like broccoli, practically inhaled his first bowl then went back for seconds.  We were surprised by the creaminess of the broccoli ricotta sauce.  It doesn’t look smooth, but it […]

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Spicy Cabbage Dinner

Never in my days have I come across a cabbage recipe that had a Mexican flare to it.  My husband and I have always known cabbage cooked with sausage or tossed into stir-fry meals. Eating it cooked with tomatoes, beans, sweet corn, onion, cumin and chili powder was a whole new yummy experience.  We were […]

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Quick White Bean Soup

This Quick White Bean Soup recipe is super healthy for you and it will fill you up!  The combination of flavors, white beans, spinach, green onions, tomatoes, and pepperoncini peppers floating in a bowl of vegetable broth, is outstanding.  OH! And it freezes well, too. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes enough to feed 6 with a […]

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Spanish Lentils Cooked My Way

Lentils are relatively a new thing for me.  I’ve known of them for years, and off and on I’ve tried lentil recipes that worked out.  My biggest problem with them is getting the texture right.  I don’t care for the blown out, mushy results I typically get when I cook up a bag.  I’ve told myself every […]

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Red Bean Gumbo Recipe

I will admit, OUT LOUD, in front of everybody, that I don’t like typical gumbo recipes.  I’ve eaten only two bowls in my life that weren’t drowning in a layer of oil. Thankfully, this delightful red bean gumbo recipe I have before you is nothing like the meaty gumbo versions.  This vegetarian gumbo doesn’t need […]

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Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad

Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad would be a smash hit at any potluck affair.  And anyone looking for light lunch recipes, this recipe works for them, too.  The marinated artichokes hearts really add zing to this dish, don’t even think about leaving them out.  To bump it up on the healthy grains recipes meter, […]

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Northern Beans Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This Northern Beans Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is a satisfying whole foods plant-based recipe.  It’s good eaten cold right out of the icebox and eaten at room temperature (perfect for your next potluck party).  However, my favorite way to chow down on this simple salad is gently warmed up and tossed with whole wheat pasta. […]

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