Category Archives: vegetarian

Celery Salad with Edamame and Radish


This is a spontaneous salad that was thrown together at the very last-minute as we were about to have company over and I was a bit unsure if I had enough sides for our impromptu bbq. This salad is very similar … Continue reading

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Farmstand Summer Squash Salad with Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs


Yesterday, the local farmer’s market stands offered a beautiful plethora of the most unusual summer squash, both zucchini and yellow squash. This is a great recipe for the gardener, as well, who is swimming in these vegetables and fresh herbs. It … Continue reading

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Curried Egg Salad Sandwich


What is it about egg salad sandwiches? I have yet to meet someone who does not enjoy an opportunity to use leftover eggs for such a treat. This recipe turns yesterday’s eggs into today’s meal. A hint of curry powder … Continue reading

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Broccoli Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette


I’ve been craving a fresh broccoli salad for some time now. This recipe is quite refreshing and received plenty of compliments from everyone at the table. What makes this salad a bit unique is that the broccoli is sliced very … Continue reading

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Fried Rice


  After a long time of searching for a fried rice recipe that resembles one that you would find in a restaurant, finally I found one.  This recipe has a depth that resembles those found in  Asian restaurants. The sesame oil makes a big difference and there are a … Continue reading

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Lemon infused quinoa salad with yellow tomatoes, asparagus, & fresh herbs


This week was warmer than usual and is probably why some of the healthier and lighter ingredients have been pulled from the depths of the pantry. It is a perfect side dish to grilled chicken, pork, seafood, and vegetables. It also … Continue reading

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real mushroom soup with a touch of lemon


There is nothing like cream of mushroom soup. Mushrooms may be a short term craze as of late and they are worth the cravings as they are an excellent source of iron, selenium, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, copper, and zinc. This soup is divine. It is another … Continue reading

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