Kabocha Coconut Curry

November 10, 2012

Kabocha squash (Japanese pumpkin), tofu, and red bell pepper in a Thai red curry coconut milk sauce.

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Greek vegetarian dinner with lagana and Greek-style hummus

May 31, 2012

Greek lagana with olives and rosemary shown on a baking pan

Some teen and young adult friendly vegetarian dinners I’ve made this week. Lagana, hummus, pita pocket sandwiches with baked falafel and tahini lemon sauce.

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Asian-Style Almond Cilantro Sesame Dressing for Stir-Fry, Noodles, or Salad

April 14, 2012

An indulgent Asian-style dressing that’s creamy with almond butter, gingered, hot, sweet and sour, and cilantro-flavored all at once. Works on noodles, in a stir-fry, or on a chopped cabbage salad.

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Quick Southwest Dinner with Black Beans, Corn, and Bell Peppers

December 31, 2011

black bean, corn, red pepper and cilantro in a blue bowl

With bell peppers, corn, and two cans of black beans, you’ll have this Southwest Beans and Corn recipe on in no time. It’s healthy, vegan, and fast.

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Tempeh, Bell Pepper and Pineapple Stir-fry with Red Pearl Onions

December 16, 2011

With a ripe pineapple on the counter, it was time to make this tempeh, pineapple, and bell pepper stir-fry. I added some red pearl onions my friend had given me, and they looked marvelous with the yellow pineapple. So I added even more purple by chopping up some red cabbage. The result looked almost too […]

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Trident Alaskan salmon burger, celery root slaw, and wild rice

December 13, 2011

Thought you might like to see the whole menu from the night I made the celery root slaw. The dark wild rice and pale celery root contrasted nicely. It’s great when I can make just one item and pull the rest from the freezer as I did this night. The wild rice was a frozen […]

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Healthy Holidays: Quick Dinner Rescue

November 20, 2011

To get through the Thanksgiving to Christmas challenge, it’s essential to find quick ways to maintain at least the basics of your health and fitness routine. When busy days make dinner a last-minute, unplanned task, a few “go-to” menus stocked in your fridge and pantry will allow you to serve something reasonably healthy.

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