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Spicy Bean Soup with Wild Rice

I am all for trying new things. I am still finding, other than beans, my go-to item as a vegetarian. Even this recipe has beans in it. I generally go to chick peas or black beans so like when things get mixed up with white beans. A warning on this recipe: I needed to add… Continue reading Spicy Bean Soup with Wild Rice

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Walnut and Cranberry Broccoli Salad

I love trying to put more veggies on the holiday table. Top that off with broccoli being a huge favorite around here and I decided that the new recipe for our Thanksgiving table would be Walnut and Cranberry Broccoli Salad from the November issue of¬†EveryDay with Rachael Ray.¬†Add to the delicious items in this salad… Continue reading Walnut and Cranberry Broccoli Salad

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Cheesy Quinoa Bites

Back in February, my 25 year old daughter – who is a teacher and currently looking for a job – asked me if I would go meatless with her for Lent. She was more concerned about the fact that she would not make it 7 weeks if she didn’t have some help with preparing meals.… Continue reading Cheesy Quinoa Bites