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Testing a veggie burger recipe…

Whew!  Just survived a week of sickness in our house – first the baby, then me, then our 4 year old.  Thankfully, we are all back to normal and that means I am back in the kitchen.  Hooray for my husband who even took a day off of work to take care of us.  If…

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Thai Green Seitan Curry

This was actually my first time ever making seitan.  For those of you unfamiliar with this food, seitan (also known as “wheat meat”) is made from wheat gluten, which is the protein component of wheat.  The seitan recipe that I used was from the cookbook Veganomicon, and it was very simple and turned out great.  One…

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Penne with Summer Vegetables and Veggie Sausage

Who wants to cook when it is sunny and 85 degrees out?  Not me!  Having spent the afternoon splashing in the blow-up pool with my kids, the last thing I wanted to do was come inside and spend a long time in a hot kitchen.  So I decided throw together this quick and tasty pasta….

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Curried Lentil Vegetable Stew

Our weather turned cold and rainy today, so it was a perfect evening to enjoy a nice comforting bowl of lentil stew.   Our family eats lentil or split pea soup at least once a week.  It is economical, hearty, and nutritious.  Lentils are a stellar source of iron, protein, and dietary fiber, and they…

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower, and Rice and Beans

Oven Roasted Cauliflower I think vegetables get a bad rap.  People eat them because they should;  they know that veggies are good for them so they dutifully choke them down so they can get to the “good stuff” in the meal.  Or worse…they don’t eat them.  They tell people, “oh, I don’t like vegetables.” And…

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