Category Archives: Vegetarian

Quinoa Veggie Salad

Ah, summer is fun. So fun I haven’t been in my kitchen much fixing meals and treats to share on Lingonberry Lane. My daughter was at summer camp last week for 5 nights so myself and 2 other moms with … Continue reading

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Overnight Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Honey

With the change in seasons I still want to offer my family breakfast with whole grains but sometimes it may be too lovely outside and muggy inside to crank up the stove. So, I found many recipes for refrigerator overnight … 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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Banana Berry Smoothie

We’re ramping up for a great weekend of sunshine in Portland and an ice cold smoothie is always refreshing. I’m going to throw a curve ball to some of you and add greens to this smoothie…but don’t tell the kids … 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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Asparagus with Lemon and Parmesan

We are so fortunate to live on the front side of a gorgeous green space in Portland and even though it doesn’t compare to the exquisite Kenai River I had in my backyard as a child, it is a beautiful … Continue reading

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Caesar Salad with Lemon

I have to admit, I just had the yummiest lunch!  I made a garlic and lemony caesar salad with avocados, red pepper and fresh parmesan cheese.  That is a winning combination.  The flavor jumps out of the salad with the … Continue reading

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Winter Vegetable & Bean Soup

When it rains and rains in Portland it’s dreary and it sure does the body and soul good to sit down to a warm homemade soup for dinner.  The soup I am sharing was loosely adapted from Alton Brown’s Garden … Continue reading

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Steamed Mashed Yams

Steamed Mashed Yams is a seemingly simple recipe with very few ingredients.  But, I find every time I make this recipe it is simply delicious and worth sharing.   I would say the inspiration for my mashed yams was from … Continue reading

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Creamy Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Back in 2009, I noted on the cutout newspaper recipe that this was in the Thanksgiving Food Day special in The Oregonian Food Day  section.   I’m immediately interested in any do ahead recipes for the holidays or special occasion recipes … Continue reading

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