Tag: spinach-recipes

Tomato, Chickpea and Spinach Soup

This simple soup recipe made for a nice addition to our weekly dinner menu.  The kiddos didn’t like it, but four grown ups chowed down until they could eat no more.  So colorful, so fresh tasting, light on the calories, and loaded with filling ingredients.  I served this soup with a side of hot baked […]

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Spinach Feta Bread

Yes, it’s ANOTHER tasty bread recipe from Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day.  *Dreamy Sigh* Spinach Feta Bread is scrumptious served with a light soup, such as Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Soup.  It’s also very good toasted with roasted garlic butter, on the side of pasta.  Or just tear off a hunk […]

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Baked Spinach and Rice

This delicious recipe works as a side dish or as a main meal.  The creamy spinach and rice tastes so good with the crumbly cracker crust.  It’s really hard to stop eating, even after you’re full. HERE’S HOW TO PUT IT TOGETHER 1/2 cup parboiled rice 1 1/3 cup chicken broth 1 garlic clove, minced […]

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Simple and Hearty Tuna Wraps

I forget how delicious, healthy and filling tuna salad can be for us.  I skipped toasting whole wheat bread slices this time and filled a few large spinach leaves instead.  YUMMO!  I was completely satisfied. “Now I’m strong to the finish, cuz I eats my spinach. I’m Popeye the sailor man! TOOT TOOT!” I don’t […]

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Chickpeas and Veggie Medley

Ok, I know I’ve already done a recipe with chickpeas this week. But come ON! Who eats something different every night of the week? that lives on a reasonable budget? that hates to throw out good food? I’m calling this recipe “vegetable medley”, because it’s better than “leftover vegetables from the frig that need to […]

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Spinach, Carrot and Chickpea Soup

All vegetables and totally filling, this easy soup recipe will keep you running until dinner time. My husband likes saving his lunch money and takes his lunch to work. For years now, he’s been taking canned soups. He says they’re easy to carry and soups are his favorite light lunch. I’m fine with that, up […]

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Best Way to Thaw Frozen Spinach

The best way and fastest way to thaw frozen spinach is to put it in a mesh strainer and run it under very warm water. Feel around for icy chucks of spinach and break them apart with your fingers. Turn off water, grab a handful of spinach and SQUEEZE the water out back over the […]

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Spinach Lovers Pie

I’ve always made spinach quiche, but never a spinach pie. This is attempt number one, and I’ll tell ya right now, you will see more versions of it in the future. Spinach is my MOST FAVORITE vegetable of all time. If my family would let me, I would serve it every other day. THIS IS […]

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Carrot, Spinach and Rice Soup

This is a healthy, quick soup that’s kid friendly and easy on the budget. I’ve always had great success making soups inspired by my favorite Italian cookbook, Italian: The Definitive Professional Guide to Italian Ingredients and Cooking Techniques, Including 300 Step-by-step Recipes. This week, I wanted to meet the challenge of getting my kids to eat […]

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Spinach Quiche with Gruyere Cheese

In the mood for quiche, again, and with plenty of ready made pie crust dough on hand.  I put together this delicious spinach quiche with Gruyere cheese.  My son walked by as I was photographing it and said, “That smells great!  Can I have a bite?”  I thought,  uh yea, quick before he asks what’s […]

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Spinach Salad that Stands Out at Parties

The first time I read this spinach salad recipe, I wasn’t so sure about it.  I knew if I served it up to a group of women, it would go over just fine.  However, I needed for a couples Sunday night life group.  This was a group that had burly men and picky eaters all […]

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