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Quinoa and Tomato Salad

This tangy quinoa salad could be prepared as a light meal for 3 or a side for 6.  It’s fresh and colorful and perfect for potluck occasions, too.  What really makes the salad rock is the use of fresh picked tomatoes and fresh squeezed lemon juice.  I’ve made other quinoa salad recipes with lemon juice […]

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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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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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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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Honey Pepper Barbecue Sauce

This American barbecue sauce recipe is by request from a long time reader here on SimpleDailyRecipes.com.  It comes straight from my favorite barbecue cookbook by Steven Raichlen. (See book cover & click on image to check out Amazon reviews for yourself.) HERE GOES Make 2 cups. 1/4 cup honey 3/4 cup red bell pepper 1 […]

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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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Super Fresh Broccoli Soup

Have you been looking around for really fresh tasting broccoli soup recipes? Well, I found one creamy, bright broccoli soup recipe that I think is a winner.  The original recipe comes out of a fairly new cookbook, Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass. (Click here to read the Amazon Reviews.)  I dig this book […]

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Spinach, Mushrooms and Sweet Potato

This vegetarian recipe for two is low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Vitamin C and Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin K.  Just in case you were wondering. I whipped this tasty dish up last night for myself.  I was in the mood for […]

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Chick-Peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato

This is a complete well-balanced vegetarian meal that takes just about 35 minutes to bring together.  Chick-peas with Mustard Greens and Sweet Potato is a mild tasting meal.  The tender chunks of sweet potato go very well with the earthy tastes coming from the chick-peas and greens. Although, I used mustard greens in this recipe, […]

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Sweet Potato and Cabbage Slaw

The Fall season is the best time to find freshly harvested sweet potatoes from your local farmer. Freshly harvested sweet potatoes need time to cure before they begin to taste like the sweet potatoes we all know.  Curing allows the skins to toughen and the starches within to turn to sugar.  Of course, I’m impatient.  […]

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Sweet Potato and Red Bell Pepper Soup

Sweet Potato and Red Bell Pepper Soup tastes fantastic hot, room temperature, and cold.  This simple soup recipe so easy to bring together.  If you’re using a freshly picked sweet potato that has not had time to cure and sweeten, this soup will have a mild carrot flavor married with the red bell pepper.  The […]

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Peasant Soup

With a name like Peasant Soup, this recipe has got to be simple to cook.  Right?  Right! This chunky, broth soup is light and filling all at the same time.  I’ve never eaten such a flavorful soup made with so many budget friendly ingredients. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes about 6 servings 2 to 3 […]

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