Monthly Archives: June 2015

Broccoli-Cheddar Soup

This recipe comes from a cookbook by Cooking Light magazine. Everything has been “lightened up” in some way, using fat-free this, low-fat that, etc. This soup was pretty good. I did use plain almond milk instead of the low-fat milk. … Continue reading

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Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina

Why don’t I eat gnocchi more often? I really like it! This dish was liked by all, and my 8 year old LOVED it (he had 3 helpings of it!). I have to say that I didn’t love the sauce. … Continue reading

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Black Eye Burger (The Easiest Veggie Burger Recipe Ever!)

I doubled this recipe, and I think when you double it, it just ends up being too dry. I did 3 cups of oats, and I could have stopped at 2 or so. I served these on sandwich bread with … Continue reading

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Quick Beefless Tip Stew

I have been trying to make recipes using what is already in my fridge and freezer, and I made this recipe to use up the Gardein Beefless Tips I had! This was really good! I served it over mashed potatoes … Continue reading

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Kimberly’s Creamy Dressing

Lately I have been experimenting with making my own salad dressings. They have all been oil-based, and most have been really good, but the calories really add up when you use the oil. I saw this recipe in the latest … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Brownstone Marinara Pasta Sauce

If I am not making my own sauce, I usually use a pasta sauce I get from Costco (Victoria, I think?) or Giant’s store brand (Simply Enjoy Marinara). But, I was out of those, and we happened to be at … Continue reading

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No­Bake Cheesecake

So after I had already been to the grocery store and bought the vanilla pudding for this recipe, I REALLY read the recipe and she says she sometimes uses the cheesecake-flavor pudding to make it REALLY taste like cheesecake. Oops! … Continue reading

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Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan

Okay, this might be the best recipe I’ve tried so far using spaghetti squash! Everyone but my 4 year old liked it! It was easy to make, but takes some time. rating: 9 Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash with Pesto and Parmesan … Continue reading

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Chipotle’s Guacamole

YES, this tastes just like Chipotle’s guacamole! I did leave out the jalapeno, because who needs that? I don’t ever make guacamole because I would eat it ALL, but we had this for dinner one night, along with some other … Continue reading

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