Category Archives: Quick Dinners

Weeknight Marinara with Italian Sausage

It’s true, we don’t always have the time to cook a marinara sauce all day long. My favorite marinaras are slow cooked but in a pinch this recipe can fill in for a hearty meal, you just need to allow … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Pecan Salad with Balsamic Bacon Dressing

This salad has the Holidays written all over it. The inspiration is from Lauren’s Latest blog and the ingredients and photo caught my eye. The key ingredient eye catcher was the warm bacon grease in the dressing……whoa. Now that’s novel. And … Continue reading

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Beef Fajitas

So, it’s summer and you’re looking for a quick easy summer meal?  This is a one pan meal that you can cook as fast as you can brown the hamburger (almost). I guess you could say this was my experimentation … Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Melt with Multi Grain Bread

Just out of the kitchen on a hot day in May, I must share a new lunch treat I made. Thanks to A Couple Cooks  blog I’ve got a new sandwich in my repertoire. It took about 10 minutes to put … Continue reading

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Baja Quinoa

With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner and spring in the air here’s a recipe with a little kick for you. Quinoa (keen-wah) is a protein rich grain the Inca’s considered ‘gold’, according to WHFoods. Quinoa is nutty flavored … Continue reading

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Tuna Melt

Tuna Melts are somehow a comfort food for me. I don’t recall having an excess of tuna melts growing up but maybe it’s that melted cheddar cheese combined with the tangy tuna on the crusty sourdough that is comforting. And … Continue reading

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Salmon Patties with Cheddar and Guacamole

Salmon patties have become a comfort food in our home.  They’re a go to meal when I have 2 cans of good Alaskan sockeye salmon to spare and some nicely ripened avocados and a lime and not much time to … Continue reading

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