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Savory Stuffed Pumpkin with Rice, Kale, and Cheese

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Halloween is obviously over, but we are NOT done with pumpkins! Clearly, we still have pies ahead of us at Thanksgiving and I firmly believe that we should continue to honor the hearty squash by utilizing it to its fullest … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Noodle Stir-fry

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As an avid follower of The Real Food Dieticians, they recently introduced me to butternut squash noodles from The Veggie Noodle Co.  Both the beets and butternut squash noodles were available at my neighborhood Sprouts.  I couldn’t resist trying the butternut squash noodles … Continue reading

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Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas with Tomatillo Salsa

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Happy fall, y’all! We’re plunging in to the season with a month of all things squash-ish. As you could tell from the many many many posts, we had an excellent time at IFBC. But, now we’re back home – away … Continue reading

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Peanut Soba Noodle Salad

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 There’s something about air travel that makes me hungry – I’m very sure that it’s because I’m bored, but I’m never more excited/anxious for a snack as I am when I’m 35,000 feet in the air. Since airplanes invariably have … Continue reading

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Nicoise Salad with (my favorite) Lemon, Ginger & Sesame Dressing

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   Many years back – when Brandon and I still lived in Denver – we flew to Washington for the holidays. We met up with Brandon’s sister, Brianna, at the airport (she’d just flown in from Texas) and together we rented … Continue reading

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Yak and Zoodles

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Strudel and I decided “go-to” meals would be fun this month.  When I think of “go-to” meals I think of simple.  I spend part of my Sundays prepping food for the week, this way when I come home from work … Continue reading

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Simple Marinara Sauce

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   When I was in junior high and high school, my parents had a rule that my brothers and I were each required to make dinner for the family once a week. They said it was so we would learn … Continue reading

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Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

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For reasons entirely inexplicable to me, I only started cooking with quinoa within the last few weeks. Certainly, it’s everywhere, and I’ve read about a million quinoa-related recipes; but, for whatever lazy reasons I have, that never translated into actually the … Continue reading

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Blue Corn Waffle Tacos

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I was recently inspired to make these when I drooled over the May issue of the Food Network magazine.  I love this magazine.  They always have great recipes and ideas.  If you haven’t checked it out, give it a try.  … Continue reading

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Herby Zucchini & Butternut Squash Risotto (with Parmesan)

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Hi Everybody!   I have nothing cute to say about why I’ve been on a blogging sabbatical, I just have been. Laziness or something. Which is a shame, because it’s been a great summer – lots of time in my … Continue reading

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