Meatless Monday: Fresh Spinach Mushroom Ravioli

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Fresh Spinach Mushroom Ravioli

  It’s pretty easy to stop at the store and pick up a bag of frozen mushroom and spinach ravioli.  But what if you made your own?  It sounds hard, doesn’t it?  But it’s not!  Ideas for fillings are endless.  So are sauces.  Make up several batches ahead of time and freeze them for later use.  You will amaze everyone with these tasty little raviolis. PrintMeatless Monday: Fresh Spinach Mushroom Ravioli IngredientsDOUGH: 2 C flour 1 t salt 2 eggs {Read More}

Country Fried Summer Squash – Enjoy the Bounty!

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Country Fried Summer Squash

  A Sure Sign of Summer – Country Fried Summer Squash Summer is in full swing, and farmer’s markets are filling up with beautiful fresh produce.  One of the things that I love in summer is summer squash.  You can cook it just like zucchini, and have a beautifully bright sunny dish on your table.  Country Fried Summer Squash is a favorite summertime dish, and often a side to whatever comes off the grill.  If you like, you can mix {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Spaghetti Squash in a Garlic Cream Sauce with Mushroom Relish

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Finished

If y’all have never had a spaghetti squash, you don’t know what y’all are missing!  They are a fantastic way to cut carbs but still have “pasta”, and they are so versatile, you can do just about anything with them!  When choosing your squash, look for one that is uniformly oval, firm, and without bruises.  Take it home and wash it well, cut it in half lengthwise, and scoop out the seeds.  Unlike other squashes, this one will have the {Read More}

Fresh Veggie Tex-Mex Burritos

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Lunch

I love going to the fresh Tex-Mex places, like Qdoba and Chipotle.  But, I hate spending the money when I have so many other things I could be spending it on, like my home.  Last night, I was craving my favorite veggie burrito from a local Tex-Mex restaurant, but I resisted, and I sat down to make a list of everything I needed to buy, how much it would cost, and how many people it would feed.  I ended up {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Cheese Stuffed Shells in Cream Sauce

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Cheese Stuffed Shells in Cream Sauce

Cheese Stuffed Shells in Cream Sauce is an excellent winter comfort food.  The combination of ricotta and mozzarella cheeses melted into a gooey mess is a treat for the taste buds.  I love to pair this with a white sauce, complete with Parmesan cheese.  YUM! This recipe is great for a crowd.  Just adjust how many you make, and bake them in a big pan or several pans.  Cheese Stuffed Shells in Cream Sauce is an easy recipe to multiply, {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Homemade Queso Dip in the Crock-Pot

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Queso

  PrintHomemade Queso Dip in the Crock-Pot Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 25 minutes It’s game day. Or a fun day. Or taco night. Who wants queso? My kids love homemade queso, and this one is so easy to make with your Crock-Pot, you’re going to love it too! Drop everything in, turn it on and let it go!Ingredients1 round Queso Fresco cheese 1 round Chihuahua cheese 8 oz Mexican shredded blend cheese 3 Chipotle peppers in {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Miso-less Soup

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Finished Soup

PrintMiso-less Soup Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 25 minutes IngredientsRed and yellow bell peppers, chopped 6 oz mini bella mushrooms, sliced thickly 1 pkg firm tofu, cut in 1/2 inch cubes 1 8 oz pkg edamame, shelled and thawed if frozen 1 T black bean garlic paste 32 oz vegetable stock InstructionsPlace the stock and bean sauce in a stockpot. Add all the cut up veggies and simmer 20 minutes. Serve with your favorite sandwich or on {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Saucy Enchilada Bake

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Saucy Enchilada Bake

PrintSaucy Enchilada Bake Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes On a cold winter night, what’s better than a hot spicy dish to warm you up? This dish has everything you need: it’s easy, fast, inexpensive, and tastes great! What’s better is it’s pretty healthy for you too! For all you meat eaters, you could easily add in some of your favorite meat, but I have to say, it’s fantastic without it!Ingredients2 garlic cloves, minced (or 1 {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Mini Pizzas

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Pizza Time

Everyone loves a good pizza.  But if your house is like mine, everyone loves a different type of pizza.  So, I came up with a way to make pizza that everyone can make their own, and we can have a great meal with minimal fuss.  There are two ways you can make this.  The first is with an easy to make homemade dough.  The second is fast and easy, using canned biscuits as the dough.  Either way you make these, {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Fast & Easy Minestrone

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Minestrone

Winter to me is a good pot of soup, crusty bread, and a cool night.  This fantastic soup is easy, fast, and also full of great vitamins and nutrients that we aren’t getting enough of in this fast food world.  Start this soup when you get home from work, or after the kids get home from school and it will be ready by dinner time. Ingredients: 2 carrots, washed and cut into rounds 2 ribs celery 6 cloves garlic 1 {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Bean Stew

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Bean soup

One of the first things I learned to make as a kid was bean soup.  My family had it so many ways, I never realized how many soups started with a simple dry bean.  They are inexpensive, super easy to store, keep forever, and are even easier to cook. When you go to your local supermarket, you’ll probably find lots of choices.  Split peas, kidney beans, navy beans, great northern beans, butter beans, lima beans, and garbanzo beans, just for {Read More}

Meatless Monday: Tofu and Eggplant Parmesan

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Plated Dish

I was looking for a great way to use tofu in a new way and one day as I was making eggplant parmesan for my family, it struck me.  Why not slice tofu, squeeze it dry, and bread it like the eggplant?  So, of course I tried it, and it was amazing!  Now, if I serve it as just eggplant parmesan, my kids are upset the tofu is missing!  Try this with your family.  Even if they don’t like tofu, {Read More}

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