Category Archives: Vegetarian

Peach Avocado Salad with Pecans

I bought a big bag of peaches this week and was craving a salad with fresh peaches in it. I really love using fresh seasonal fruit in salads and since I posted the Strawberry Spinach Salad I’ve decided I really like … Continue reading

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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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