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Kale, Tomato and Feta Frittata

Frittatas are so easy! And they are great because you can use up stuff in your veggie bin! This recipe was really simple and we all liked it (even my 6 year old). Husband said it was good, even though … Continue reading

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Silky Tomato-Basil Soup with Fresh Corn

My husband said we can’t have any more soup in summer. That’s just crazy talk. This soup was good! Both kids liked it! I did not do the corn topping (I thought I had some corn in the freezer but … Continue reading

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Genovese Pasta Salad

This was pretty good. I subbed in feta for the parmesan, and I used a different pasta (couldn’t find gemelli). The kids picked out what they liked, but husband and I thought it was pretty good. rating: 8.5 Genovese Pasta … Continue reading

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Summer “Chicken”-Vegetable Soup

This was okay. I used 1 bag of Morningstar Farms Chik’n Strips in place of the chicken (I browned them in a pan and shredded them a little in a food processor). It was a little bland, so I had … Continue reading

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Minestrone Verde

This soup was okay. None of us really loved it, and I didn’t save the leftovers. It sure is healthy, though! 🙂 rating: 6 Minestrone Verde (Cooking Light, June 2017) serves 4 time needed: 30 min. Ingredients: 1 cup coarsely … Continue reading

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Chickpea Panzanella

Do you know what a Panzanella salad is? It’s “a Tuscan salad of bread and tomatoes that is popular in the summer. It includes chunks of soaked stale bread and tomatoes, sometimes also onions and basil, dressed with olive oil … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Marinara

This recipe was excellent! We ate it ALL! My son and husband doctored theirs up with hot sauce. rating: 9.8 Spaghetti Marinara (Food Network magazine, March 2017) time needed: 40 min. serves: 4 Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus … Continue reading

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