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Kabocha Squash Apple Tacos with Chèvre {#MeatlessMonday}

October 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Did you know the Meatless Monday campaign celebrates its 10th anniversary this fall? To celebrate, I wanted to make some vegetarian tacos — and I just happened to have a beautiful Kabocha squash on hand. I spiced and roasted the squash for a warm, fall flavor and then added a sweet apple to balance the [...]

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Tags: at market · global flavors · meatless monday · recipes · vegetarian

Jack O’ Lantern Grilled Cheese #KidsCookMonday

October 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

This was intended to be a quick post about a healthy and fun pre-Halloween lunch, but of course my six-year-old had other plans. Oh, he was amused enough by the first sandwich, but then he asked for a second. And then he said it wasn’t scary enough. So I told him the jack o’ lantern [...]

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Tags: cooking with kids · fall · holiday · kids cook monday · meatless monday · recipes · sandwich

Meatless Monday: Slow Cooker Pinto Beans

May 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hope all you mamas out there had a lovely Mother’s Day weekend! I’m not sure if he heard about it somewhere or came up with it on his own, but around the start of the school year the boy declared that Tuesdays were for tacos, and so our Taco Tuesday tradition was born. Now we’re [...]

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Tags: meatless monday · recipes · slow cooker

Pumpkin and Onion Macaroni and Cheese

February 1st, 2012 · 3 Comments

I’m a firm believer that comfort food can also be healthy when made with wholesome ingredients and slight tweaks. Take this pumpkin and caramelized onion mac-and-cheese, which doesn’t hide the vegetable addition but celebrates it. Pumpkin or butternut squash puree is a natural addition to macaroni as its creaminess blends right in to a rich [...]

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Meatless Monday: Carrot Lentil Stew

January 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

February is almost here and we’ve had just a couple of brief flirtations with snow thus far this winter, much to my kindergartener’s dismay. I keep reminding him that we tend to get our biggest snow storms in February, so there’s no need to completely give up hope just yet. In the meantime, we’re enjoying [...]

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Tags: meatless monday · recipes · soup