Monthly Archives: August 2016

Tortellini With Squash, Egg, and Breadcrumbs

This pasta was surprisingly really good! I didn’t think it would be that great since there isn’t a sauce, but it was really flavorful, and we all liked it. Two thumbs up! rating: 9 Tortellini With Squash, Egg, and Breadcrumbs … Continue reading

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Family-Style “Chicken” Spaghetti

This was okay. It was a little bland to me, but the family seemed to like it. rating: 8 Family-Style Chicken Spaghetti (Cooking Light, July 2016) serves 4 Ingredients: 8 ounces uncooked whole-wheat spaghetti (I used regular spaghetti) 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Silky Tomato Soup with White Beans and Garlic Oil

This soup was really good. It didn’t take too long to make, and hey, it’s vegan! The beans really made this tomato soup different, and when I had leftovers the next day for lunch, it was even better than before. … Continue reading

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Black-Eyed Pea Cakes with Corn Salsa

These were surprisingly good! My 9 year old said they were one of the best things I have ever made (!) and had seconds! These were easy to make and held together well while frying. My only complaint is that … Continue reading

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Orzotto with Peas

I really thought my kids would be all over this. They were not. Husband and I, however, thought it was great! This is almost like risotto. It’s very creamy and rich-tasting. I had some leftovers for lunch and it was … Continue reading

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Crispy Black Bean Tacos with Avocado-Lime Sauce

These tacos were great, but these black beans, WOW! These are the best black beans I have ever had! I am making a big batch of these beans this week to eat on top of my salad every day! The … Continue reading

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Product Review: Hampton Creek Just Cookie Dough

I had the rare opportunity to go grocery shopping by myself last weekend, so I had more time to browse the aisles. These caught my eye. I love everything I have had from Hampton Creek so far, so I decided … Continue reading

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