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Category Archive: Main Courses – meatless

Mini Quiches Can Be Customized to Please (Almost) Everyone

Mini Quiche are a quick and easy meal that can easily customized based on what you have on hand and each dinner can choose their own fillings. Weeknight dinner recipe. Meatless meal.

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Marvelous Mushroom Main Dishes

Do you like mushrooms? I love them! And there are so many ways to enjoy them like tossing them in a salad or on pizza, or making them a featured part of the dish like in these marvelous Mushroom Main Dishes.   Barbecue Lentil Mushroom Burgers   Chicken Fricassee Beef Stroganoff Mezetti Mushroom and Goat Cheese Ravioli …

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Simple and Healthy Sesame Crusted Swordfish plus Tasty Tuesdays

I am trying to make healthier food choices these days, including eating more fish. I scored some great deals on seafood recently at the grocery store, which is always a thrill for me. First up, I made this ridiculously easy and flavorful Sesame Crusted Swordfish. Did I mention it was easy? Splash on some tamari …

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International Recipes for the Olympics plus Tasty Tuesdays

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio are right around the corner, so this week I compiled some fabulous recipes from across the globe to get you in the spirit.   I’d be here all day if I posted recipes from every country that will be participating in the Games, but I did my best …

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Mac and Cheese Muffins plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

According to my trusty list of fun yet irrelevant holidays, July 14th is National Macaroni and Cheese Day. So for something a little different I made it to go with these Mac and Cheese Muffins. There’s nothing really complicated about baked macaroni and cheese, and I made it a bit faster by baking them in …

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Tea Smoked Pork Chops – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Do you want the taste of smoked meat but don’t have one of those fancy smokers? Well, I have a recipe for you using simple equipment and ingredients you already have in your home: Tea Smoked Pork Chops.   I made this for our monthly Crazy Ingredient Challenge post. Each month the bloggers in the …

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12 Garlic Recipes for National Garlic Day plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

April 19th is National Garlic Day. Another day another national food celebration. But this is garlic! The stinking rose. Definitely celebration worthy in my book. I use plenty of garlic in my day to day cooking and could have compiled a much longer list for you of great garlic recipes. Instead a culled it down …

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Salmon and Potato Pancakes plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Make a double batch of mashed potatoes the next time you make them, then toss in some cooked salmon and eggs and you have a quick and easy meatless (and gluten free) meal with these Salmon and Potato Pancakes. You can use canned salmon if you want, or quickly steam a fillet. I don’t usually get …

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Barbecue Lentil Mushroom Burgers – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

If you are looking for a tasty meatless meal I have a quick and flavorful idea for you: Barbecue Lentil Mushroom Burgers. Today is the 20th of the month so it’s time for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge. A group of bloggers pick two ingredients not normally paired together and create a dish with them. The …

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Crepes for La Chandeleur (Crepe Day)

In case you still need some good luck this year, may I suggest making some Crepes on February 2 with a piece of gold in hand for La Chandeleur, aka Crepe Day, aka Candlemas. February 2nd is a celebration of the presentation of the child Jesus in the Christian faith. It is celebrated differently in …

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Moroccan Lentil and Tomato Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky

Oh, do I have a treat for you! This Moroccan Lentil and Tomato Soup is flavorful, vegetarian, gluten free and “guaranteed” to bring you good fortune in the new year if you eat a big bowl on New Year’s Day. Well, the last part is folklore, but these lentils were fabulous! The spice combination in …

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Cajun Gumbo: “Big Easy” Comfort in About an Hour

Cajun Gumbo. Simple Cajun stew with chicken and or shrimp and okra in a thick gravy like base. Paul Prudhomme’s browned flour roux substitute.

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Egg Recipes for World Egg Day

October 9 is World Egg Day, one of those crazy made up Food Holidays to talk about all things eggs. I love days like this because it gives me something easy to post about. And what can be easier than egg recipes? We use eggs in a variety of ways from binding my meatloaf/meatballs to …

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Easy and Delicious Mushroom and Goat Cheese Ravioli

I was thrilled with the winning ingredients for this month’s Crazy Ingredient Challenge: mushrooms and goat cheese. The CIC is a blogging version of Chopped where we are assigned ingredients to make a dish and blog about it.  But in our version, no one gets chopped. We all get lots of ideas to make with the …

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20 Fabulous Summer Produce Recipes – Tasty Tuesdays Linkup

Get away from me with all of your pumpkin and apple recipes! It is only September 1st! It is still SUMMER! At least for 3 more weeks. Or at least can we wait until Labor Day. It is still time to savor the vine ripened tomatoes and zucchini and watermelon and spicy peppers. Enjoy them now before they …

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These Simple Tea Sandwiches Are Perfect for Your Tea Party

Simply Elegant Tea Sandwiches – Cucumber Sandwiches and Watercress Sandwiches for a Tea Party, Ladies Luncheon or Bridal Shower.

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Healthy Spring Brunch Ideas for Mother’s Day or Easter

Healthy and Simple Recipes for a Spring Brunch. Easter Brunch, Mother’s Day Brunch.

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Top Meatless Meals from February – Tasty Tuesdays Linky

I am always looking for new meatless meals, especially this time of year. One can only serve fish sticks and/or bean and cheese burritos so many Fridays during Lent before there is a revolt. Luckily last month the Tasty Tuesdays Contributors had some great ideas to inspire me. You might also like these posts Healthy …

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20 Recipes for Pancake Tuesday – Fastnacht – Mardi Gras

Ash Wednesday is quickly approaching, and depending on where you are from, or your personal tastes, it can dictate the food choices on that last day before the fasting and abstinence begins. In England, Ireland, Australia and Canada it is Shrove Tuesday, with pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes. In German areas it is Fastnacht and gorging on donuts is …

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Panko Crusted Salmon with Orange Sauce

Wow, the two ingredients for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge stumped me for a bit this month: citrus and bread crumbs. I’d be shocked I am the only one in the group to make something breaded with an orange sauce, but I have a secret ingredient. This Panko Crusted Salmon with Orange Sauce is simple and quick …

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