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Thai Veggie Zoodle Bowl

I love Pad Thai and peanut noodle dishes. I’ve been craving a healthier version for a while. This one turned out beautifully. It does require a lot of chopping and prepping but cooking is quick. To be honest, my kids did not like it. Probably too many veggies and flavor. It’s still a keeper recipe! […]

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Chickpea pasta with roasted red peppers and kale

Chickpea pasta with kale and roasted red peppers

I was experimenting with a new pasta (Barilla Chickpea Pasta) and designed this yummy recipe. To be honest, I like the taste and texture of the chickpea pasta but I don’t love it. Definitely serve it hot to help keep the texture soft. Ingredients: 1 box of Chickpea Casarecce Pasta (8.8 oz or 250 g) […]

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Roasted Red Peppers Strips

If red peppers are on sale, I usually buy 6 peppers to make RRP (roasted red pepper strips). So simple… just slice into strips, toss with olive oil, garlic and salt and cook. That’s it. When done, they are like candy. I like to make a big batch and use them in a variety of […]

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Egg cups with leftover veggies

Versatile Egg Cups

I already posted a similar recipe (Mini Frittatas with Spinach and Feta) but this one is more my style (so easy and versatile). Basically, if you ever have leftover veggies (raw, sauteed or roasted), throw them in your egg cups. I also like to add some extra greens, like spinach. Personally, I freeze my fresh […]

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Thai Shrimp Soup

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup uncooked basmati rice 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined Salt and pepper, to taste 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 2 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoon red curry paste 1 (12-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk 3 cups […]

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Split Pea and Ham Soup (Pressure Cooker)

I made this for my family and they all had 2-3 servings! Ingredients: 1 bag of dried split peas (1 lb/16 oz) 8-16 oz of ham, chopped into small cubes 2 large carrots, thinly sliced 2 stalks of celery, thinly sliced 1 medium onion, diced 1 Tbsp minced garlic 2 medium potatoes, chopped into cubes […]

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Korean Bibimbap

Korean meals are so awesome because you are encouraged to share and try lots of sides.  Bibimbap is a staple Korean dish. It’s basically a bowl of steamed rice served with various vegetables (fresh or sautéed), a fried egg, some protein (red meat, chicken, tuna or tofu) and the sauce. Bowl Ingredients (2 servings): 4 […]

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Vegetarian Greek Platter

I struggle with finding balanced vegetarian dinners but this one is super simple and tasty. Feel free to add extra protein if desired. Pick and choose the ingredient ideas that your family enjoys. Quinoa Chick peas Hummus Greens (spinach, arugula or mixed greens) Cucumber, chopped Olives (I love Kalamata) Tomatoes, chopped Bell peppers, chopped Red […]

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Banana Coconut Flour Mini Muffins

I always have bananas going bad so I’ve been searching for a banana bread recipe without all the sugar and processed flour. Found an awesome balanced recipe made with coconut flour. By the way, my kids LOVE it! Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 3/4 cup coconut flour 5 eggs 1/4 cup sugar (preferably coconut or pure […]

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Sweet Potato Veggie Bowl

To be honest, I do not love the flavor of sweet potatoes but they are a quality carb so I try to include easy sweet potato recipes.  Katie, my assistant, tried out this recipe and said that it was tasty and easy.  Have fun with adding your favorite toppings. Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, cooked […]

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