Category Archives: vegetarian

Tortilla Soup

Date: March 25th, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/instant-pot-sweet-potato-tortilla-soup Modifications: The first time I made this, I added a pack of chicken thighs and then shredded at the end. The second time I added a can of drained and rinsed black beans. I preferred … Continue reading

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Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

Date: January 26, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/mushroom-fettuccine Modifications: I added a chopped onion in with the garlic and mushrooms. I’m not sure I had quite the amount of mushrooms this calls for, we just had some leftover, so used what we had. When … Continue reading

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Garlic Butter Mushroom Risotto

Date: November 17th, 2018 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/garlic-butter-mushroom-risotto Time to table: About 15-20 minutes of chopping time, 30 minutes of cook time Servings: I increased it a bit from the original recipe, ours would have served at least 8 adults Modifications: I added … 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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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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Black bean, corn, tomato, avocado salad

Date: June 17th Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/07/01/black-bean-corn-and-avocado-salad/ Time to table: 20 minutes or so Servings: Depends on if it’s a side or a main dish I guess? 4? Modifications: Just used frozen corn and microwaved it a bit. Also, kind of ran out of … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts risotto

Date: March 13 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/risotto-with-brussels-sprouts-and-browned-butter/ Time to table: Over an hour (no exaggeration – with chopping the brussels sprouts and onion it’s really probably 90 minutes. Risotto is always time consuming but the added steps of browning the butter and sautéing … 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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Cruciferous Crunch with quinoa and chickpeas

Date: July 21st Recipe: -2 cups cooked quinoa (I always prepare using chicken broth) -1 can drained chickpeas -1 bag Trader Joe’s cruciferous crunch -Salt and Pepper -Juice of 2 lemons -Optional – toasted almond slices (I did not have … 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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