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Instant Pot Tortellini Soup w. Farmer’s Market Veggies

September 10, 2017

I actually enjoy standing over the stove and preparing homemade soups and stews in my Staub, however, with two kiddos in school I usually don’t have time to spare. Enter the Instant Pot Ultra (scored a sweet deal over Labor Day weekend). This is the first dish I’ve prepared in the Instant Pot and it’s going into weekly rotation which means two things:  it’s easy to make and my husband and kids gobbled it up. Something to note – if…

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Celeriac Chickpea Stew w. Slow Roasted Tomatoes

June 7, 2014

Sweet slow-roasted tomatoes offset the chile-spiced chickpeas in this simple but flavorful dish. Celeriac (celery root) is a versatile vegetable that adds flavor and nourishment to this dish which can be enjoyed as a dish or its own meal. Gather For the slow-roasted tomatoes ~ 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 tablespoon coconut sugar 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 4 garlic cloves, minced Leaves of several fresh thyme sprigs 1 pound cherry tomatoes, preferably on the vine Freshly ground…

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Tricolor Quinoa w. Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes

April 11, 2014

A new dish for rotation— easy enough to prepare while juggling a toddler and newborn, packed with nutrient-dense ingredients, satisfying and delicious! Gather 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 2 cups chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup pine nuts 2/3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast or Parmesan 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon minced garlic 4 cups rinsed and cooked quinoa 2 cups baby spinach, sliced thin Method Thinly chop the sun-dried tomatoes and spinach. Set aside. Using a food processor,…

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Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes w. Ramps

October 21, 2013

Simple, healthy, whole food is anything but ordinary in Vegetarian Everyday by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. The creators of the Green Kitchen Stories blog are known for their creative flavor combinations, gorgeous styling, and colorful photography. This is one of our family’s favorite recipes from the vibrant cookbook. The cakes can be served warm or enjoyed cold the next day. Gather 1 cup quinoa 1 2/3 cup cauliflower florets, from one medium head of cauliflower 6-8 ramps (or wild leeks), cleaned and coarsely chopped*…

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Spiced Chickpea & White Bean Smothered Sweet Potato

February 16, 2013

A slightly spicy chickpea and tomato stew plays off of a bright orange sweet potato in this flavorful recipe. This hearty dish is simple to throw together, packed full of goodness, and is perfect for keeping warm on a chilly night. Gather 2 medium sweet potatoes, preferably rounder 1 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium shallots 1 tablespoon cumin seeds* 2 teaspoons coriander seeds* 2 whole cloves* 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes** 1 tablespoons smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 cup…

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The Family Dinner

March 10, 2012

There is great meaning in the simple daily ritual of gathering together for an evening meal. My husband and I have fond childhood memories of eating together as a family. The days can be hectic so we make a point to slow down and enjoy one another in the evening. We have come to know a rhythm of preparing the meal, setting the table, reflecting upon our blessings, connecting, eating and cleaning up together. Almost every Sunday we walk to the local…

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