Category Archives: red pepper

Veggie Lasagna

Date: March 1, 2020 Recipe: https://smittenkitchen.com/2020/02/perfect-vegetable-lasagna/ Modifications: I added some wine into the sauce so it was a little more liquid. For veggies I used mushrooms and red peppers (in addition to the onion and spinach). I didn’t have quite enough … Continue reading

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Lentil Taco Soup

Date: January 26, 2020 Recipe: https://peasandcrayons.com/2017/02/vegetarian-lentil-tortilla-soup.html Modifications: There were no lentils at the store, so I used the brown lentils I had on hand. I looked in the comments, and the recipe writer suggested adding 1.5 cups more water and only … Continue reading

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Salmon Pesto Pasta Salad

Date: June 25, 2019 Recipe: https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/smoked_salmon_pasta_salad/ Modifications: Added pesto to the sauce – probably around 1/2 cup. Used baked salmon instead of smoked. Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 5-6 adults – we had this for one dinner as a … Continue reading

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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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Instant Pot/Slow Cooker Black Beans

Date: October 15th, 2017 Recipe: http://www.thenaturalnurturer.com/blog/the-best-slow-cooker-black-beans Time to table: Instant Pot was about an hour total, Crockpot would be 8 hours Servings: A lot Modifications: We made this twice – one to bring to school for the teacher’s conference dinner (we used the crockpot for … Continue reading

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Fish tacos with mango salsa and avocado cream

Date: June 4th and June 17th Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2015/04/24/fish-tacos-with-mango-salsa-and-avocado-cream-sauce/ Time to table: Tough to say, because we were making a lot of other stuff at the same time – I’d say probably 30 minutes for just this part of it. Servings: 4 … 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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Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Date: October 6 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2015/09/sausage-and-pepper-stuffed-spaghetti.html Modifications: Actually didn’t use sausage – we used ground beef that we had on hand instead. Also just used a single squash. Servings: Fed the four of us for dinner with a little leftover. Time to table: You … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder

Date: July 14th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/corn_chowder/ Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: Dinner for four, with some lunch leftovers Modifications: I used more bacon and I didn’t take it out as the recipe indicates. I cooked the bacon first, and then used the bacon … Continue reading

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