Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lisa Oz’s Cornmeal-Crusted Tofu with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Here’s another recipe from Dr. Oz’s wife Lisa. I thought the tofu turned out a little bland, but the mashed sweet potatoes were awesome! Too bad I am the only one in my house that likes sweet potatoes! Toby said … Continue reading

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Lisa Oz’s Turkish Scrambled Eggs (Menemen)

This is a recipe that was in O magazine, in an article about Dr. Oz and his family. Most of his family is vegetarian! This is the first recipe I tried, and it was really good. Different, but good. Toby … Continue reading

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Tomato Soup with Roasted Chickpeas

This soup was pretty good, but the best part about it was the chickpeas! I could eat those roasted chickpeas by the spoonful! Also, this recipe did NOT give me 4 servings. I had a bowl, Liam had a tiny … Continue reading

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Goat Cheese Tortelloni with Roasted Butternut Squash

Here’s another recipe from Wegmans Menu magazine. It calls for ingredients (mostly their own brand) that can all be found in their stores. Well, sort of. They did not have any Butternut Squash soup made the day I went shopping, … Continue reading

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Rhubarb-Lentil Soup with Crème Fraîche

I did not have high hopes for this soup. I mean, come on, rhubarb?? In soup??? Well, it totally works! You barely taste a hint of it with each bite, but it’s good! Really good! This soup is pretty easy … Continue reading

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Corn & Zucchini Orzo Salad

This recipe makes a TON. It says it serves 6, but it serves more like 16. I had so much zucchini chopped up, and I had to leave about two zucchini out because I didn’t have a bowl big enough … Continue reading

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Chex Party Mix

There are so many recipes out there for Chex Party Mix. You can throw in nuts, pretzels, whatever you have on hand. This one turned out really well. A little too well, actually. I have to grab a handful of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Bibimbap

I never really have any luck cooking Asian food, so this recipe scared me. But, it comes from Everyday Food, and I always have luck with their stuff. I gave it a try. You know what I had the most … Continue reading

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Pear Salad

My mom used to make this for dessert occasionally back in the 70’s. I don’t know what made me think of it, but I made it last week for my family. It’s such an odd combination- pears and dairy?? But … Continue reading

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Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes, Spinach & Goat Cheese

While making this dish, I thought, there is no way this is going to have any flavor. There’s not really a sauce, and I thought it was going to be so bland. Wrong! What makes this dish is the roasted … Continue reading

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