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The BEST Marinara Sauce!

Monday, August 7, 2017

When I asked Tyler what meals he wanted while he was home from college, he said "Spaghetti".  When I asked him what else, he said "Spaghetti".  He meant it.  If he only had one thing to eat, it would be spaghetti.  He didn't eat it at school, because he said it was "trash".  So I ...

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Veggie Rice Bowls

Monday, July 17, 2017

It's Sunday afternoon, so that means it's time for meal prep.  I like to pack my lunch during the week.  I work at a hospital, so you would think we would have a healthy option.  We do, a very boring salad bar.  So, I wander through the line, peek at the offerings, and ask "Is ...

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Condensed Vegetable Broth

Friday, July 14, 2017

Ever since we switched to a plant-based diet we use a ton of vegetable broth.  It seems like we put it into everything.  After all the prep work for meals is done, those veggie scraps are exactly what we need for a big batch of broth. When I cook, I put all of my veggie scraps ...

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Thin Crust Pizza

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Did I seriously just tag this "Easy Weeknight Meal"?  Yes I did!  This IS an easy pizza recipe. Pizza is probably the most requested meal in my house.  Everyone loves it.  And I have a family full of pizza snobs.  This thin crust recipe is so easy, it can be made any time.  There are no ...

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Slow-Cooker Vegan Chili

Sunday, July 9, 2017

It's the middle of summer and I have a craving for chili.  It should top out at 112° today and I have a big 'ole batch of chili in the crock-pot right now.  Seems crazy, I know.  Usually I associate the smell of chili with fall, I guess I'm just getting ready for football season. ...

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Restaurant Style Salsa and Baked Tortilla Chips

Monday, July 3, 2017

Chips and salsa are one of my favorite snacks.  I can eat them pretty much any time.  I really don't even need to be hungry to munch on them.  But have you ever read the ingredients on a jar of salsa?  Why is there sugar in salsa?  And the chips, we don't even need to ...

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