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Bok Choy with Bacon and Onions

Bok Choy with Bacon and Onions

Raise your hand if you can tell me what those greens are in the picture.  Anyone? If you had asked me that a year ago I would have had absolutely no idea.  I would have said some kind of green, which is painfully obvious, but […]

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is another vegetable that I had never tried until recently, and again, I’m making up for lost time by making it often, especially in the fall.  This yummy squash is like candy…..so sweet and yummy, and I find it incredibly easy to polish […]

Sautéed Spinach

Sautéed spinach was never my favorite, until I made this.  It actually started out as a filling for a rolled-up cube steak recipe.  The filling was great….the rolled cube steak? Not so much.  So I made a few adjustments and now this makes a regular […]

Mashed Cauliflower

I love mashed potatoes…..love, love, love them. When I saw a recipe for mashed cauliflower I was skeptical.  However, it is absolutely a great alternative, with a very similar consistency and mild flavor. I can almost guarantee that if your kids will eat mashed potatoes, […]

Shredded Brussels Sprouts

I found this recipe in “Quick and Easy Meals: by Mark Sisson and Jennifer Meier…..a great resource for those eating a primal or paleo diet. My kids will tolerate roasted Brussels sprouts, but they all agreed that these were better.  The best comment was that […]