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Tag Archive: meatless meals

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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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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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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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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Curried Sweet Potato Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

While flipping through the original May I Have a Copy of That Recipe cookbook that was the precursor to this website, I came across a recipe for Curried Sweet Potato Soup that I knew wasn’t on the blog yet. Mostly because I know Ma’am never made. She put it in as a joke for a …

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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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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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Pumpkin Gnocchi and Bacon Alfredo

I know I swore I wouldn’t do a pumpkin recipe this year, but then I joined the Crazy Ingredient Challenge. Each month the group picks two ingredients and makes a recipe with them. This month we chose Pumpkin and Bacon. So, I had to give in and come up with a pumpkin recipe. So in a burst …

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Easy Tortilla Soup

I found this recipe for Tortilla Soup in Ma’am’s original recipe archives and it looked so simple and satisfying I knew I had to make it for dinner and get it on the blog for Fall. Yes, I am still fantasizing about cool weather. Two extra bonuses are: -you probably already have the ingredients in the house …

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Easy Black Beans and Rice

We have been in a food rut lately, especially side dishes. Rice (brown or white), potatoes (baked, fried, mashed) and pasta. YAWN! While converting the old recipes from the original site to the new format, I came across these Easy Black Beans and Rice. This can be made as a side dish as well as …

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French Onion Soup

With just a few ingredients you probably already have on hand you can quickly whip up this warm and hearty French Onion Soup to serve as a first course or even a main course. The idea came to me when I was cleaning out the freezer to get ready for the new appliances. I made a batch of …

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Smoked Salmon Spread or Dip

Smoked Salmon Spread is one of those recipes like Portuguese Beans that both Ma’am and I swore was on the site, but when she went to look for it we realized we had both somehow missed posting it. Maybe because we have both made it so many times we don’t even look at a recipe anymore. Or because it only has …

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Southwestern Black Bean Burgers

Loaded with spices and mushrooms for texture, could someone really think these Southwestern Black Bean Burgers are made with ground meat? Not for a minute. But they are absolutely delicious in their own right. I saw the recipe in the June issue of Cooking Light and immediately knew I had to make them. I learned awhile …

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Coconut Curried Eggs: A Delicious and Unique Dish

Do you have a fridge full of leftover Easter Eggs and want something a bit more exciting than egg salad or deviled eggs? Or maybe you are looking for an easy meatless weeknight dinner. Well, I have a simple tasty recipe for you: Coconut Curried Eggs. You might also like these posts Simple and Healthy Sesame …

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TVP Tacos

When I was typing up the Meatless Main Course suggestions a few weeks ago, I suddenly remembered one of my favorites from years ago. Eons ago, Amway used to offer an incredible meatless taco mix that only needed water added, in addition to your favorite taco toppings. TVP and the spice cabinet to the rescue. You might …

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Meatless Main Courses

Are you following us on Facebook? You are missing out if you aren’t. The other day I asked for people’s best Vegetarian / Meatless / Lenten meals and I got some delicious responses. Too bad you missed them.  Just kidding. Of course I am going to share them with you here too. You might also …

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Pasta alla Vodka with Fresh Tomatoes

Most Pasta alla Vodka recipes I have seen use canned tomato sauce to make this delightful spicy creamy tomato pasta sauce. But if you are a gardener, you probabaly are facing an abundance of fresh tomatoes. If not, hit up a neighbor that may need to unload some or go to a farmers market. This recipe is quick …

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Enchiladas, Margaritas and Micheladas

I feel the same about Cinco de Mayo as I do about St Patrick’s Day. Both have become perverted by the alcohol industry in America (particularly the beer industry). What started as a celebration of ethnic pride has in many cases just turned into an excuse to go out and drink heavily. Ugh! So, am I selling out …

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Salmon Cakes

A few years ago, my brother and I were discussing Feta cheese. I don’t really remember how the subject came up, but he said “I use it in a cream sauce that goes great with Salmon Cakes.” My brain only registered the words, “Salmon Cakes“. I demanded politely asked if he would please be so kind …

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She’s now gone meatless

Sharona: What is that supposed to mean? Monk: I thought it was some new hip-hop slang. “Hey, she’s now gone meatless!” Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan   People may decide to have meatless dinners for a variety of reasons: dietary, moral, religious or even monetary.  I admit to being less than creative on the whopping seven …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.