Category Archives: side dish

Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes

I didn’t love these. 😦 They were quite dry and screamed for a sauce or something. rating: 6 Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes (Cooking Light, April 2017) serves 4 Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3/4 cup chopped … Continue reading

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Emily’s Red Beans and Rice

I was underwhelmed by this. I don’t cook with dried beans that often, and I hate that when I DO cook with them, the end result isn’t mind-blowing. This was okay, but not worth the effort, in my opinion. rating: … Continue reading

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Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Squash

I really really liked this dish. My only gripe is that spaghetti squash are so hard to cut! Why is that?? Seriously, I was breaking a sweat cutting this thing in half. Microwaving the squash really does save some time. … Continue reading

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Greek Spaghetti Squash Toss

This was really good! I ate this the next day for lunch, too, and it was even better. You could vary the veggies every time you make it. I added a little bit more feta because my 10 year old … Continue reading

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Lemon-Parsley Bean Salad

I normally don’t care for bean salads, but this one was really good. And wow, I ate cucumber! I did leave out a couple of ingredients, like the celery, dill, and mint. This tasted just really light and fresh. rating: … Continue reading

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Vegan Crab Cakes

I had such high hopes for this recipe. Everything went great until I tried to fry them. These cakes made the oil splatter like nothing I have ever seen. I guess it was the chickpeas? Seriously, I have oil on … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw

I haven’t had Chick-Fil-A slaw in probably 30 years, so I don’t know if this tasted like theirs or not, but it was good! Easy and good. rating: 9 Chick-fil-A Cole Slaw (http://www.shugarysweets.com/) yield: serves 6-8 prep time: 5 minutes, … Continue reading

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