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Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini Boats (for Meatless Monday)

August 6th, 2010 · 13 Comments

If you garden or belong to a CSA, you’re likely searching for new ways to use up all that zucchini and summer squash right about now. These meatless stuffed zucchini, or “zucchini boats,” are a simple and tasty recipe that’s fast enough for a weeknight supper. I use quinoa, a quick-cooking grain similar to cous [...]

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Tags: at market · cooking with kids · grains · kids cook monday · meatless monday · weeknight meals

Lemon Artichoke Risotto with Shrimp

March 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Facing an empty fridge upon our return home from vacation, I was in need of groceries and inspiration this past weekend. I happened to catch a mention on Twitter of food52‘s risotto party and was inspired to make a spring risotto. I knew I wanted to include lemon and mint, and had been intrigued by [...]

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Tags: grains · meatless monday · recipes · seafood · sustainable family supper · vegetarian

Meatless Monday: Curried Squash Stew

October 5th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Have you heard of Meatless Monday? We don’t eat meat every night. When do eat meat, it’s local, hormone-free, free-range/grassfed, etc. So on the whole I’m not too concerned about the carbon footprint of our protein choices, but I do think it’s important to have a varied, balanced diet and would like to expand my [...]

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Tags: grains · healthy eating · meatless monday · proteins · recipes

Bourbon Cherry Cobbler

July 10th, 2009 · 62 Comments

A Southern Cherry Cobbler Recipe: The sour cherries we bought from Toigo last weekend went into a July 4th cobbler. I started with a recipe from 101 Cookbooks, the wonderful blog whose author is also responsible for the “Super Natural Recipe Search” button you may have noticed over on my left sidebar. I made a [...]

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Tags: at market · baking · cooking with toddlers · dessert · grains · one local summer · organic · recipes

Banana Oat Bran Pancakes

February 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Heart-shaped pancakes are something of a Valentine’s tradition in the FoodieTots’ home. I’ve been experimenting with a banana bran batter that provides a fiber boost while staying light and fluffy. The toddler loves to help make pancakes and as you can see, was quite pleased with this recipe. Best served with fresh fruit and topped [...]

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Tags: cooking with toddlers · grains · recipes