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Recipes I've Shared:

Fried Cabbage & Potatoes

Nice comfort food feel while still being healthy.

Creamy Broccoli & Bean soup

Vegan adaptation with an extra hit of protein but the taste of the original. An easy weeknight meal.

Vegetarian Hopping John (Slow Cooker)

I tweaked and merged a couple recipes to come up with a great black eyed peas and collards dish perfect for New Years Day, and any weeknight.

Broccoli Mushroom Walnut Pasta Sauce

Like a cross between a primevera and a pesto sauce.

Hearty Miso Vegetable Hot Pot

A hearty version of miso soup. I used black soy beans in place of the traditional tofu and threw in a ton of veggies. Can easily change up the veggies to use up what you have on hand. A fast filling meal.

Bean, Lentil, and Tofu Tomato Sauce

A high protein and high-fiber vegan-friendly tomato sauce with the heartiness of a meat sauce. Great over rice, pasta, or polenta. This makes a lot so if you don't want leftovers halve the recipe.

Bulgur Tuna Salad

A greek-style tuna salad. Easy and very fresh tasting. Great on a hot day.

Vegetable Cottage Pie

A great vegetarian version of Shepherd's Pie. A great make-ahead.

TVP Potatoes

A simple vegetarian meal.

Quick Black-Eye Pea & Shrimp Gumbo

Ok anyone from the south will cringe at this recipe for gumbo, but it is super fast and quite tasty!

Southwestern Quinoa Stew

A hearty stew with lots of flavor that is quick to fix.

Pizza Sloppy Joes

A pizza burger flavor made into a sloppy joe style sandwich for quick cooking.

Quick Veggie Crockpot Chili

The bulgar adds a more meaty texture to this fast throw-together in the morning and come home to dinner dish. Great for those super crazy days.

Slow Cooker Argentina Style Stew

A hearty stew great for a fall day. The combination of ingredients is unusual but works well.

Slow Cooker Black-Eyed Pea Picadillo

Easy to make filling for pita's or wraps. You could also serve it over rice.

Very Good (1 rating)
Moraccan Apple Chicken Couscous

From Inner Peace Diet

Ethan's Crockpot Smoked Sauage with Rice

A super simple dish great for a night when dinner needs to be on the table quick.

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

A very different kind of Tuna Salad. Great for lunch or a light dinner on a hot day.

Quick Sweet and Sour "Chicken"

Super Quick and Easy 5 ingredients. This version used soy-based faux chicken but could easily be made using cooked diced real chicken also.

Chicken Fajita Salad

A south of the border version of clasic chicken salad.

Sweet n Sour Cabbage Goulash (Crock Pot)

This recipe was originally for Cabbage Rolls but I decided to streamline and "healthify" it.

Very Good (1 rating)
Easy Vegetable Chow Mein

To make this dish a little healthier I sprinkle the noodles over top to give it a bit of crunch but use fewer noodles. The edamame provides a lot of protein in this vegetarian dish.

Quick Kedgeree

Kedgeree is a dish created by British colonies that combined curry with their much loved kippers. This version is super-quick, whole grain and surprisingly good.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Texas Tater Tot Casserole

Vegetarian version of a great family-friendly casserole dish. I upped the health factor by adding in lots of extra veggies

Potato Salad with Tropical Herb Dressing

A really awesome potato salad that is a great summer side dish. I subbed in cauliflower for half the potatoes to thin it down and added carrots for some color. The dressing here is also great for salads or as a marinade.

Cereal Snack Mix w/ Puffed Grains

I like to mix a few higher cost "fun" cereals with cheap and healthier cereals to make a snack mix that is pleasing to both the kids and adults. Obviously you can adjust this in a wide variety of ways for your own tastes & needs.

Tuna Garden Skillet

A lovely and healthy version of Tuna Noodle Casserole. The green beans are different from most versions and work really well.

Linguine with Green Beans

An unusual and simple pasta dish. The beans are cooked for a long time so that they can be twirled right with the pasta. The original recipe called for fresh tomatoes and beans but I streamlined it using canned tomatoes and frozen beans.

Mom's Snack Mix

Healthy and kid-friendly snack mix.
This makes a lot but we go thru it pretty fast.

Very Veggie Taco Chili Spaghetti

A mildly spicy chili sauce done in a Cinninati style with spaghetti noodles. I upped the veggie count here to make it healthier and they are barely noticable (except in the nutrition count!)

Very Good (7 ratings)
Turkey Hash

A great use of leftover Thanksgiving turkey - fast and cheap!

Nearly No Fat Orange Muffins

Easy and healthy muffins for morning or part of a light lunch or dinner.

Squash Succotash

Nice side or up the portion for a light meal. I like the edamame but you could use lima beans for a more traditional succotash.

Very Good (1 rating)
Gingered Red Lentil Soup

Makes a beautiful soup.

Hominy with Shredded Chicken and Peppers

Awesome comfort food that is simple and fast to make!
From Whole Grains by Lorna Sass

My Tuna Noodle Casserole

A great but light tuna casserole. This makes a lot but I like to have leftovers to eat during the week. Very family friendly!

Asian Broccoli

Simple and quick but very yummy.

Chicken Picadillo

Awesome and family friendly!

Southwestern Slaw

An unusual and refreshing slaw.