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Chicken-y Rice

RECIPE #288, DAY #486

ORIGINAL RECIPE: Just life with kids and a steamer*

TIMING: An hour in the steamer. Less on the stovetop

DIFFICULTY: Easy… 254 more words

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Chive Mash

Everyone loves mash in our house especially with lots of cream and butter added. Chives from the garden are also a popular addition.

Chive Mash – serves 6 generously… 89 more words


Refried Beans (with Fried Eggs)

RECIPE #273, DAY #461

ORIGINAL RECIPE: Frijoles Refritos” from Rick Bayless’s Authentic Mexican, combined with some tips from a Bill and Cheryl Jamison book I borrowed from the library like 15 years ago* 427 more words

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Lemony Quinoa Salad

RECIPE #267, DAY #450

ORIGINAL RECIPE: “Tricolor Quinoa-Corn Salad” from Stepaniak’s and Melina’s Raising Vegetarian Children*

TIMING: 1 hour, if you steam the quinoa… 298 more words


Potato Salad

Nothing beats minty new potatoes. We like to make this in May when the Jersey Royals arrive and the promise of summer is just around the corner but of course it’s good all summer long. 141 more words


Salmon Kale Bowl

  • 2 Salmon fillets
  • Dinosaur kale, chopped
  • 1/4 cantaloupe, sliced into thin strips (add more if you like)
  • Raw cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Red wine vinegar…
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Tomato & Feta Couscous Salad

We cooked this dish while camping in France and it was a great side dish for all sorts of barbecued meat. It’s also a great idea for using up leftover sun-dried tomatoes which can easily get forgotten in the back of our fridge. 109 more words