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Grilled Sriracha Tofu Steaks & Sauteed Garlic Snow Peas

Now that we have a yard and a gas grill, every time the sun is out I have a compulsion to GRILL EVERYTHING! So, it’s a beautiful summer day, I had some tofu in the fridge and a bag of fresh snow peas from my friend Tricia’s garden, and came up with this dinner idea! […]

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Caprese Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Caprese Grilled Cheese

This past Wednesday was National Cheese Day, so I obviously had to celebrate during my lunch hour. My first idea was to simply make a grilled cheese, but that’s no way to celebrate a holiday honoring the greatest food on the planet. I remembered I had some roma tomatoes and mozzarella left from a previous […]

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Rainbow Quinoa

I am so excited to share this recipe, because I not only made quinoa for the first time, but I completely made up the recipe! True, this is not very complex and there are not too many spices involved, but having never cooked quinoa before it could have turned out disastrous. The only *oops* part […]

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Spinach and Black Bean Quesadilla

I’m a quesadilla nut. I’m not sure why but something about the crispy tortilla and melty cheesy goodness just makes me drool…to the point where I used to make quesadillas for breakfast…and lunch…and dinner. Thankfully I’m out of that phase, but quesadillas are still a go-to quickie meal for me. The spinach and black beans […]

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Spaghetti with Basil Pesto & Sauteed Spinach

I could seriously bathe in basil pesto. It is so good, I can barely stop myself from eating a family-sized portion, plus garlic bread. But here’s the problem: basil pesto is mediocre at best unless it’s homemade. I tried pesto for the first time a couple years ago at a restaurant, and subsequently bought a […]

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New Nachos

Lately I’ve been trying to make some foods in a Mexican style but with different ingredients. My favorite burrito of all time contains black beans, spinach, jack cheese, and fresh salsa. It is amazing, so I attempted to translate this burrito into a delicious nachos snack, and it was perfect! Tortilla Chips (I like Tostitos […]

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