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Meatless Monday: Bulgur and Vegetable Stir Fry

Meatless Monday: Bulgur and Vegetable Stir Fry

Today’s Meatless Monday dish, bulgur and vegetable stir fry is quick, easy and a time saver, especially during this busy holiday season.  Just a few simple ingredients brings this healthy and nutritious meal together.   Bulgur wheat also known as burghul is considered a whole grain cereal food that is most often made from durum […]

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Meatless Monday: Potato, Beans and Vegetable Stew

Meatless Monday: Potato, Beans and Vegetable Stew

Good morning and a happy Monday to you all.  I hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving.  I hope you did manage to get some rest and take a little time out from your busy schedules to enjoy some well deserved downtime with family and friends.  It was a busy Thanksgiving for me as we hosted […]

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Meatless Monday: Spaghetti Squash with Lentils and Mushroom Pasta sauce

Meatless Monday: Spaghetti Squash with Lentils and Mushroom Pasta sauce

Happy Monday!!! Like many of you, I’m always looking for healthy and creative meals that I can enjoy without too much guilt.  I also try to include as many fruits and vegetables in my daily meal plans as possible.  This spaghetti squash with lentils and mushroom pasta sauce does just that.  You almost get the […]

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Orrechiette Pasta with Beans Salad and a Pesto Dressing

Orrechiette Pasta with Beans Salad and a Pesto Dressing

The holidays are quickly approaching.  If you are hosting a Thanksgiving gathering you know how difficult it can be if your meals were not planned or ingredients not purchased in advance.   What’s great is that this Orrechiette Pasta with Beans Salad and a pesto dressing utilizes some common pantry and refrigerator staples if you are […]

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Meatless Monday Eggplant and Kidney Beans Stuffed Red Peppers and a Cookbook

Meatless Monday Eggplant and Kidney Beans Stuffed Red Peppers and a Cookbook

Hello everyone. I know.  I’ve been missing in action for a while and I apologize.  Life has been pretty hectic recently and I’m once again trying to get back to my blog which I truly missed.  Later in my post, I will share about a collaborative effort cookbook that I’ve had the privilege to be a […]

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Meatless Monday: Warm Couscous Vegetable Bowl

Meatless Monday: Warm Couscous Vegetable Bowl

Happy Monday everyone.   Today’s meatless Monday recipe, warm couscous vegetable bowl, embraces all the wonderful summer vegetables that I’ve received recently in my CSA basket. These gorgeous vegetables are paired with couscous and beans for a healthy, light and satisfying summer meal.  The flavors come together nicely and the beans and couscous adds to the heartiness […]

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Meatless Monday: Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Toasted Cumin Seeds

Meatless Monday: Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Toasted Cumin Seeds

Happy Monday and hello August!!!  I mean its August already, the months are simply going by so quickly.  I hope you are all enjoying the summer so far and staying cool as much as possible 🙂   This beautiful Meatless Monday dish of red kidney bean hummus with toasted cumin seeds is perfect for those […]

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Meatless Monday: Zesty Vegetable Pasta Salad

Meatless Monday: Zesty Vegetable Pasta Salad

Today’s meatless Monday recipe is a zesty vegetable pasta salad inspired from this week’s CSA bounty of zucchini and cucumbers among other fruits and vegetables.  Since joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) a few years ago, I have enjoyed eating with the seasons.  It is a great feeling knowing that you are supporting your local […]

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