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Lunch and Dinner

The Mighty Mung Bean

By On December 20, 2013

Just when I thought I was a Master of the Bean – along comes Mr. Mung, a small, oval-shaped bean native to India and cultivated in several surrounding countries. So what’s so… Read More

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Lunch and Dinner

Rigatoni with Mushrooms, Mustard Greens and Squash Sauce {Leftovers}

By On November 13, 2013

Need less than 30 minutes to whip up a quick meal? This dish took about 20. Mostly because I used up some leftovers. We’ve been having lots of squash soup lately, and… Read More

Appetizer

Crock Pot Olive Oil Herb Bread

By On October 22, 2013

You can bake bread in a crock pot?! You betchya. Little did I know (until this month’s Recipe Redux theme was announced), that crock pot of yours can make all sorts of… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Black Bean Polenta Bowl

By On October 20, 2013

Polenta is simply ground corn which can be cooked in a number of ways. Boiling dry polenta gives you a delicious and creamy porridge – aka, grits. (For more on grits, check… Read More

Appetizer

Edamame Patties

By On October 3, 2013

 I LOVE edamame. A few nights ago I was staring at these green, shelled beans in the freezer, wondering just what to do with them. I usually mix them in with pasta… Read More

Breakfast

Avocado Toast with Tomato & Feta

By On September 29, 2013

Looking to switch up breakfast every now and then? Try spreading 1/2 of a ripe avocado on two slices of whole wheat toast. Top it with some juicy tomatoes, feta and scallion.… Read More

Recipe Box

Orange Beet Salad

By On September 27, 2013

The Fresh Beet is long overdue for another beet recipe. More beets please! I love how beets let you know exactly where they’ve been… Don’t like beets? Please try them this way… Read More

How To Cook

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash

By On September 24, 2013

One of my goals in life is to get people cooking more.  Not only will healthy home cooking lead to a healthier being, cooking is a basic human skill that can and… Read More

Appetizer

Stuffed Endive

By On September 13, 2013

Belgian endive can be a bitter lettuce on its own, which is why it’s good to pair it with something sweet and savory to balance out the flavor. These fun “endive boats”… Read More

Appetizer

Veggie Spring Rolls

By On September 12, 2013

These are really fun to make and present beautifully as an appetizer. I made them for a great dinner party and served them with a Ponzu dipping sauce (which I did not… Read More