Category Archives: spinach

Mexican Lasagna

Date: January 21, 2019 Recipe: Marginally based on this recipe, but here’s what I did: Ingredients: 3 cups prepared rice (I used basmati) 2 bell peppers, chopped 1-2 onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed … Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

Date: January 17, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/lemon-chicken-soup-with-orzo Time to table:  About an hour Servings: 6-8 adults Modifications: Added 2 chopped celery stalks, and used a full onion (Does anyone actually use half an onion??) I didn’t have pre-cooked chicken, so after sautéing the vegetables, … Continue reading

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Farro & Brussels Sprouts Soup

Date: January 20th Recipe: https://www.acouplecooks.com/cozy-farro-brussels-sprouts-soup/ Time to table: Well not gonna lie, it took me like an hour to chop everything, but I’m not very quick. Shredding brussels sprouts takes forever! I could have streamlined but I had nothing else to … Continue reading

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slow cooker beef ragu with pappardelle

Date: April 30th, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/slow-cooker-beef-ragu-with-pappardelle Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 70 minutes cooking Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: I added an onion and some chopped spinach because we had some and its an easy way to … Continue reading

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Orzo salad with roasted cauliflower, spinach, feta

Date: September 26th Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2016/09/15/orzo-salad-with-roasted-cauliflower/ Time to table: 20-30 minutes Servings: This fed me for 4 lunches and probably could have stretched to 5 Modifications: None   Erin: Love! I was getting sick of it by day 4 though. Notes: I don’t think anyone … Continue reading

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Mexican Layer Casserole

Date: February 28th Recipe: http://elefantitasalegres.blogspot.com/2016/02/mexican-layer-casserole.html Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Dinners and a several lunches Modifications: Didn’t use the frozen vegetables and used carrots, onion, garlic, and corn instead. We mixed the black beans in with the rice too. Next time I would mix … Continue reading

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African Peanut Soup

Date: February 21st Recipe: http://relishingit.com/2011/10/20/african-peanut-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners and a couple lunches Modifications: I used kale instead of spinach because I had some I needed to use up. The recipe calls for 2 cups of crushed tomatoes, I just used … Continue reading

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Chicken wraps with guacamole and black bean salsa

Date: June 1 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/01/11/roasted-chicken-wraps-with-black-bean-salsa-and-guacamole/ Modifications:  I just used this as an idea – purchased the black bean salsa, got spinach wraps, spinach, sauteed chicken, and made guacamole like I usually make it. (I use 3 avocados, one roma tomato, 1/2 red … Continue reading

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Greens Pasta

Date: August 11th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/04/great-greens-pasta/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: We’ll get one dinner and 4 individual lunches out of this Modifications: Stuck to the recipe pretty closely, did not use whole wheat pasta because try as I might, it still … Continue reading

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Brie and Blackberry Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/03/17/brie-blackberry-grilled-chicken-sandwiches/ Time to table: 30 mintues Servings: However many you want to make 🙂 Modifications: Yeah didn’t really follow the directions here 🙂 Used pretzel buns from whole foods (were too tough, but delicious), didn’t butterfly the chicken. The brie we got was … Continue reading

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