Category Archives: main dish

Pasta Veggie Soup

As the kiddo would say, “Mom, this is more pasta than soup.” So be it. 2 T. olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 ribs celery, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 T. minced fresh herbs (I used rosemary … Continue reading

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Spaetzle Mac

Well, I’m still in a cast. And, generally, that means I’m still avoiding the kitchen. But, I can only feed my kid hummus and carrot sticks for just so long before he revolts and says, “would you please cook something?” … Continue reading

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Quick Bite: Sweet Potato Basil Soup

Some recipes I spend a lot of time on. Some recipes I throw together with whatever sounds good at the moment (or whatever is about to go bad in the fridge). Sometimes, that second kind of recipe yields a winner. … Continue reading

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Savory Squash Galette

Simple, scrumptious, and seasonal – this recipe is easy enough for a weeknight dinner (with a little prep work) and special enough for those vegan holiday celebrations. I used Brittany’s excellent grain-free, vegan pie crust. I’ve made the crust a … Continue reading

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Kelp Noodles in a Nut-Free “Peanut” Sauce

I made a grocery shopping error. I accidentally grabbed the salted roasted sunflower kernels. And then, still blissfully unaware of my error, I threw the entire bag into the food processor and made sunflower butter. Just in case you’re wondering, … Continue reading

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Roasted (Mostly) Root Veggies…for Spring?

When your diet is 90% vegetables, seasons kind of go out the window and a girl seeks filling, stick-to-your-ribs food. Well, as stick-to-your-ribs as veggies can get. And nothing does that better than a big pan of roasted root veggies, … Continue reading

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Dry “Fried” Cauliflower and Chick Peas

Apparently, I’m on a cauliflower kick. I do that – get hooked on a particular vegetable and eat it incessantly. Oh, never fear. I haven’t quit eating my beloved broccoli slaw. I’ve just added cauli dishes into the rotation. Today’s … Continue reading

Posted in cauliflower, grain-free, main dish, nightshade-free, nut-free, salads, side dish, spinach | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments