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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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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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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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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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Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot) Thai Vegetable Red Curry

Other than chopping vegetables, this recipe only takes 1 minute in the Instant Pot.  Then you will have yummy dinner and leftovers.  I always serve over brown rice or quinoa.  If desired, add chicken or shrimp for a protein boost. Ingredients: 1 onion, sliced 3 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 2 bell peppers, sliced into […]

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Mushroom Sausage Soup

Mushrooms are a great way to bulk up soups and give them a meaty flavor.  I blended up ingredients in order to obtain a creamy consistency without anything bad.  This versatile soup recipe is full of veggies, flavor (without any extra spice) and I was able to cut down on the meat (sausage).  Feel free […]

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

I love egg rolls but the fried shell makes me feel bloated.  This recipes is quite similar to the egg roll base.  Of course, I have jazzed up this recipe adding more veggies but also making it super simple. Stir-Fry Ingredients: 1 bag cole slaw mix with carrots (~14 oz bag) 2-3 cloves garlic, minced […]

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