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Meatless Monday: Vegetable Gratin

This beautiful basic was inspired by a recipe from an out-of-press book called “Quick French Cuisine International” that was put out in 1982 by The Knapp Press.  It is good any time of year, but is particularly spectacular when fresh onions, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Black Bean Salad

A  good one for a hot day!  Make at least 30 minutes before serving or even better, the day or morning before.  I like to serve this with a seasonal fruit salad (e.g., mangoes, pineapples, and strawberries).  The sweetness of the fruits … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Spaghetti Squash, Chickpea, and Broccoli Salad

I love the IDEA of spaghetti squash.  It is a squash (good for you, practically burns more calories eating it than you take in, full ‘o fiber, etc.) and yet, I can use it in place of spaghetti.  Except that, unless you … Continue reading

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Fava Frenzy!

For some weeks now I have been obsessed with the idea of tackling fava beans.  (Not literally of course, I’m not having some sort of hallucination.)  What I mean is, I have never cooked fresh fava beans myself and I … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad

A perfect, quick, healthful meal that you can get on the table in less than 30 minutes.  It makes 6 large servings (1 1/2 cups each = 8 pts).  If you change the regular pasta to whole wheat (which works … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Lentil & Tomato Soup

Very nutritious and just a little bit kicky, this soup is easy enough to make for dinner even if you get home late.  Although dry lentils are much cheaper than canned, they require more planning.  They have to be rinsed and … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Fajitas

If you are trying to cut back (or even elimate) the meat consumption in your household you don’t have to give up on familiar favorites.  You just have to look at them in a new way. Here, I have used portobellos in … Continue reading

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