Posts tagged as vegetables

Breakfast Salads

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 8, 2013 at 5:00pm

Salad for breakfast is a festive way to kick off a day, as well as to work in an extra serving or two of greens and other vegetables. I’ve set a little summer challenge for myself – therefore these (low-resolution, sorry) Instagram pics (hashtagged #breakfastsalad, add yours if you like!) – to have a salad…

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White Bean Salad with Tomato & Avocado aka Power Outage Pantry Salad

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 25, 2013 at 4:40pm

Is your power back on? Hooey what a series of storms. It always breaks my heart to see grand old trees downed, especially if their falling damages homes and cars. I hope that you escaped damage and if not, that you’re back on track soon. After losing power, I’m thinking ahead to the next outage….

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Avgolemono (Greek Egg Lemon Soup)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 18, 2013 at 3:24pm

You might not think of making a pot of chicken broth on a warm summer day, but I suggest it anyhow. There are just so many fast, flavorful meals that spin out of one simple stockpot, for several days into the week, that it’s the perfect summer Sunday move. Plop a chicken in a pot,…

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Quick Pasta Primavera

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 18, 2013 at 3:10pm

I raved about the simple beauty of simmering a pot of chicken broth – yes, even in the summer – above. For that post, I gushed about our family favorite Avgolemono (Greek Egg Lemon Soup), tarted up with diced seasonal vegetables and (with chicken broth at the ready) on the table in 30 minutes. This…

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Chickpea Flour Frittata

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 4, 2013 at 2:05pm

You’ve worked late, or have been chauffeuring kids all evening, or were out late with friends. You walk in the door exhausted and starving, craving something more substantial than a bowl of cereal. This hot, fast, pleasantly filling frittata is what to make, especially if you can scrounge a few vegetables from the cooler, whether…

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Morel Burgers with Ramps

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 30, 2013 at 11:51am

Happy National Burger Day! In celebration, I present a grass-fed beef/pork combo, laced with ramps and topped with buttery morels and a quick red wine pan sauce. I would have topped it with a fried egg, but given there’s an egg in the mix, I thought that was a bit over-the-top. That said, you could…

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Asparagus Soup with Pecans & Brown Butter

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 15, 2013 at 9:49am

Asparagus is of course one of spring’s best treats. Whether steamed, roasted, or sauteed, everyone adores asparagus snuggled up to eggs or salty ham or even better, both! But my personal favorite is butttery asparagus, especially showered with toasted nuts. This soup puts a good amount of asparagus to creamy use, with brown butter and…

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Thai-Style Fried Not-Rice (Grain-free, Gluten-free)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 10, 2013 at 9:18am

If you, like I, set strange challenges for yourself like to eat vegetables for three meals a day as often as possible, you will adore this recipe. It’s a flavor- and color-packed way to start a day, but of course would make a terrific lunch or dinner. In my mind it exists in the realm…

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Blast of Spring Green Juice + CSA Box Pizza

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Apr 10, 2013 at 12:09pm

Certainly green juices are all the rage right now and I wouldn’t blame you one bit if you were rolling your eyes at the trend. We all know how food crushes go, where you suddenly don’t know anything about health if you’re not snacking on goji berries, sipping kombucha, and whirring spirulina into kale smoothies….

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Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:50pm

After a snackful weekend loaded with the usual Super Bowl suspects – raise your hand if you too had con queso with tortilla chips – today I was ready for a pile of fresh, tender-crisp vegetables. This is my go-to stir-fry, flavorful, light, and adaptable in every which way. Feel free to substitute or add…

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