A Different Kind of Primavera


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I bet you have a favorite vegetable.

Mine is asparagus. Or maybe spinach. I like green things.

Which is why I’m so happy that it’s Spring! I eat a lot of asparagus in the Spring. But I recently learned (or maybe re-learned?) that my husband hates asparagus. So I’m trying to convince him by sticking asparagus into veggie medleys full of other things he does like, such as turnips.

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The Only Egg Casserole You’ll Ever Need

 


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I am on a breakfast kick. You already know I love eating my greens for breakfast, and I think you should too. I could seriously be happy eating breakfast all day.

So, introducing: the best egg casserole in the whole world!

True, there is no sausage in it. Actually, for me, that is exactly what makes it the best egg casserole in the world. It is absolutely full of greens *swoon* and cheese, and it’s even low-carb. What could be better than a cheesy, eggy breakfast?

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Homemade Instant Oatmeal

 


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I don’t know about you, but I can be grumpy all day if my morning starts off wrong. When my kids are demanding cookies (yes, cookies) the second their feet hit the floor, and the dishes from last night are still on the counter, sometimes I just want to surrender. At 7:00am.

It really helps to have a quick breakfast ready to go. That’s one less decision to make. And if I’m serving instant oats, I don’t even get any extra dishes dirty!

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Completely Addictive Spicy Candied Nuts


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At my house, we like to eat our Thanksgiving dinner in the middle of the afternoon rather than at night.

But no matter how much I tell myself to save room for the big meal, my body still thinks it wants to eat at lunchtime. Obviously, the solution is appetizers! You cannot go wrong with these easy spice-candied nuts. I make them every year and they are a hit! My little ones love them, my adult friends and family love them—they are magical and delicious!

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Delicious Vegan Breakfast Hash


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Question:

What do you serve your family when they visit for Thanksgiving?

I’m not talking about the big meal. I’m sure you do the whole turkey and pie thing. (Or maybe you like to order takeout Chinese, who knows?)

I’m talking about the rest of the meals. When your out-of-town family comes to stay for more than just a few hours…how do you work out feeding them while you are also prepping for the main festivities?

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Eat Your Greens for Breakfast: Creamy Shirred Eggs with Greens

“Greens” is like a love word for me. If someone tells me they made a dish with greens (or any specific version of greens, like chard or kale or spinach), I basically swoon.

I love greens.

My theory is that we begin to crave the things we eat a lot. I eat a lot of leafy greens…therefore my taste buds have accomodated me.

Greens. Swoon.

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Eat Your Greens for Breakfast: Salsa Scrambled Eggs and the Best Ever Veggie Breakfast Burrito

It’s the middle of February. Classically a time of year when folks lose interest in all their healthy intentions. How are you doing with your healthy goals?

One of my ongoing goals is to eat greens in as many meals as possible. To be totally honest, I have realized that this usually means spinach, which is maybe a bit lopsided (or, maybe I am treating my mild anemia naturally with food!) when there are so many delicious kinds of greens in the world. But! I still think it’s a win when I find ways to eat something dark green at every meal of the day—including breakfast.

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