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Classic Beef Stew

Cooks in 3 Hours 20 Min Difficulty Easy

This hearty Beef Stew can take the chill off the coldest winter nights. It is chock full of fork tender meat, sweet carrots, potatoes, and savory onions. And best of all, it is gluten free, so everyone in your household can enjoy it. To make it gluten free, I use […]

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Easy Pumpkin Pancakes

Cooks in 30 Minutes Difficulty Easy

(Serves 4-6) 2 cups pancake mix (a basic bisquick mix or multigrain mix will work. I have not tested any grain free/keto/paleo type mixes) 3/4 cup canned pumpkin purée 2 tbsp sugar 1 1/4- 1 1/2 cups milk (the amount required depends on type of mix – whole grain mixes […]

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Shaved Zucchini Salad with Parmesan, Castelvetrano Olives, and Pine Nuts

Difficulty Easy

If your neighbor just dropped off a grocery bag full of zucchini, then this recipe is for you because it calls for 1 medium zucchini per serving. In this recipe, the zucchini gets salted and drained to draw out its moisture, which causes it to shrink significantly. Drawing out the […]

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Butternut Squash, Kale, and Farro Salad

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 4) 2 cups cooked farro, room temperature or cooler (barley works well too) 4 cups lacinato kale, shredded 1 medium butternut squash, (peeled, seeds removed, and cut into 1/2 inch dice) 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 3/4 cup Lemon Caper Dressing (ingredient list below) Kosher salt freshly cracked black pepper […]

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Pumpkin Ginger Bread with Streusel Topping

This Pumpkin Bread is a spin-off of the legendary Pumpkin Bread by Deb Perelman of the Smitten Kitchen. My take on it adds candied ginger to the batter and tops it with streusel topping. The recipe is for one large loaf (using a standard 9 x 5 loaf pan), but […]

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Beef and Quinoa Stuffed Delicata Squash

I always say that Delicata Squash is the “slice and bake” cookie dough of gourds. They are long and thin, typically, and have an edible skin. So you can literally slice them crosswise, bake, and eat them without doing much else (you do need to remove the seeds). However, in […]

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Broccoli, Carrot, and Cabbage Slaw with 3 Ingredient Miso Tahini Dressing

(Serves 4) 4 cups green cabbage, shredded 2 cups carrots, shredded  2 cups broccoli stems, shredded 2 tbsp sweet white miso paste  2 tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar (or plain rice wine vinegar and 2 tsp honey) 1/2 cup tahini Room temperature water (about 1/2-3/4 cup) Kosher salt sumac (optional, […]

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Pasta with Italian Sausage and Double Kale

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 4) I created this pasta dish to resolve an issue. My partner really likes sausage pasta with a tiny bit of kale, and I like kale pasta with a tiny bit of sausage. I use two large bunches of kale and 3-4 links of Italian sausage for this recipe, […]

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Summer Greek Quinoa Salad

Difficulty Easy

This is a truly satisfying salad on its own, but also great with grilled meat, fish, or high quality jarred tuna (here I used Tonnino brand tuna in olive oil). (Serves 4-6) 3 cups cooked quinoa, cold 5 oz Feta (I prefer Sheep’s Milk, but use what you like), crumbled […]

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Baked Oatmeal Squares

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 4-6) 2 cups ROLLED oats  1 cup plus 2 tbsp milk (any kind, dairy or plant based will work) 2 eggs, lightly beaten 4 tbsp melted butter, coconut oil, grapeseed or other neutral oil) 1/3-1/2 cup maple syrup or any sugar (depending on how sweet you want it) 1 […]