Category Archives: Vegetarian

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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Broccoli with Lemon and Parmesan

This recipe may sound familiar because it’s very similar to the Asparagus with Lemon and Parmesan I posted in April. Simply RecipesĀ had posted the parboiled asparagus and I loved them the 1st time for two reasons – they tasted great … Continue reading

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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 SaladĀ I’ve decided I really like … Continue reading

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