Category Archives: Vegetarian

Crunchy Veggie Salad with Cilantro and Lime

January is a great month for fresh new ideas and food. I’ve been eating lots of fruits and veggies this month and one of my favorite quick and delicious salads is this one. This can be changed up by adding … Continue reading

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Crispy Cashews

Now this is the way to eat nuts! Nuts even in the raw form have an anti-nutrient called phytic acid. In order to get the most from our nuts, seeds and grains soaking is an age old time tested process. … Continue reading

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Andy’s Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tarragon

On Thanksgiving we were the guests at our friends home in Gig Harbor – the friends with the lovely view of the harbor any time of year and the inviting home. We love spending time with these friends as they … Continue reading

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Garden Greek Salad

We had an unusually wonderful harvest of our cherry tomatoes over the weekend. I whipped up this simple salad to highlight the sweet little lovelies. The vegetables are fresh and crunchy and the dressing is light but flavorful. A great … Continue reading

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Savory Stuffed Mushrooms

This recipe has been in my files for years. A version of it came from a neighbor friend and was a big hit in my book. But it got lost in the files and retrieved last weekend when we had … Continue reading

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Broccoli Mozzarella Arugula Omelette

Creating new breakfast options can be a challenge. I happened to have arugula in stock and decided it would go well in an omelette. I tried the arugula and added broccoli for an extra kick of vitamins and flavor. It’s … Continue reading

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Strawberry Parfait

Strawberry season is in full swing in the Pacific Northwest and the bountiful sweet berries that are truly local are only around a short time. I bought a half flat and we will enjoy them quickly. For the next day … Continue reading

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Tomato and Asparagus Salad

Spring is in the air and asparagus are in season. They are so good and fresh this time of year. Here’s a nice, quick salad recipe with steamed asparagus highlighted and accented by a tangy vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes, yellow peppers … Continue reading

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Steamed Broccoli and Cheese Sauce

When I was a new mom I remember my own mother exclaiming that you’re not a good cook until you can make a white sauce. So I asked what a white sauce was and found out that it’s the base … Continue reading

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Overnight Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

The pumpkin season is in full swing and if you’ve got little time to prepare breakfast in the morning and want a fall flavored treat, try this Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats adapted from SparkPeople. I cut the original recipe in … Continue reading

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