Category Archives: main meal

Salsa-mole

With the Superbowl right around the corner, I’ve updated one of my very favorite recipes with a few tweaks. This always goes at warp speed at our parties. Count me in for anything that involves avocado, lime, cilantro and tomatoes! … Continue reading

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Coconut Chickpea Stew

                  There’s a silver lining to everything, and for me, the bright side of winter is soups and stews. And this soup has it all–creamy, warming, spicy, filling, satisfying and yummilicious! At … Continue reading

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Creamy Garbanzo Soup or Sauce (vegan)

I’m still in my soft food phase, which hopefully will be ending soon. However, I’ve tweaked some old recipes to make them work. I really love this one, and I know it’ll become a regular staple even once I can … Continue reading

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Creamy Veggie Soup (Vegan)

Ah, soup. There’s nothing like soup this time of year, and the colder it gets, the more it needs to be creamy soup. I’m not one for faux dairy or cheese substitutes, and yet there are a lot of other … Continue reading

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Kale and Beef in Chestnut Sauce

Wanna hear something funny? When I first started my blog, I intended it to be an even mix of meals, breads, soups, desserts, etc. that mirrored how we eat. When I re-did my recipe index, I realized that notion bit … Continue reading

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My New Fave-Simply Yum Quinoa

Quick and easy has been the overriding theme for the past few months and forseeable future. And of course, that’s a wonderful thing, no matter what!  So here’s one of our favorite one super yummy, super simple, something-for-everyone wonders. Easily … Continue reading

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Easy Meals, G-Free Style

First, a big round of applause for the delicious Diane Eblin for hosting this fun series, 30 Days of Gluten-free Eating. If you don’t know Diane, you should!  She’s always hosting neat events that bring people, information, passion and resources … Continue reading

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Sniffle Stew (AKA Christmas Curry)

It’s that time of year, isn’t it! It’s gotten crazy cold almost overnight near here, and I’m freezing all the time. The cure for the cold weather is a yummy curry. Granted, that’s not the most appetizing of names, but … Continue reading

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Lentil Stew (and why I love my garden)

Gardening is such a joy.  I don’t always get a lot of food or exercise out of it, per se, but it’s so delightful to spy a growing watermelon, a new flower budding, my first artichoke–oh!  my babies.  The butterflies, … Continue reading

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Yummy Red Lentil Dal

As I was looking through my recipes, I realized that the number of of (well, mostly) wholesome desserts to food had gotten skewed more toward the dessert side. Which isn’t so much a problem, but I like balance. Since we … Continue reading

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