Category Archive: Main Dish

Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash
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One of the things I look forward to in the fall is winter squash. This week at Trader Joe’s they had acorn squash, kabocha squash and butternut! Four of the squash beauties came home with me. The humble acorn squash is lovely on its own but sometimes I want something just a little more special. …

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Chipotle Burrito Bowl

Chipotle Burrito Bowl
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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Mexican food is one of my favorite cuisines. It’s quick,easy,flavorful and healthy. Which means it meets all my requirements to simplify my cooking by spending less time in the kitchen so I have more time for activities. Once our daughter introduced us to the Chipotle Mexican food chain we were hooked. …

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How to Saute Vegetables Oil Free

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No Oil Saute

I love, love, love vegetables! There aren’t too many of them that I don’t like so I have a never ending variety to choose from. Fresh, frozen, steamed, oven roasted or sauteed in a pan – I like them all. Maybe that’s why a plant based diet was so easy to transition to. At first …

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Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Lentil Salad
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As the weather warms up I start thinking about different kinds of salads to replace some of the soup meals we enjoy during the colder months. Salads don’t have to be all vegetables. Lentils and beans tossed with some raw vegetables make for hearty flavorful salads that easily stand in for your main entree. Sometimes …

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Low Fat Chili “Cheese” Fries

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I was intrigued with this recipe when I saw The Healthy Librarian had posted it on her facebook page. I have never had Chili Cheese Fries – in fact I don’t think I have ever seen them on a menu or seen a recipe for them before! Since I always enjoy the same recipes and …

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