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Vegetables

Garlicky and Creamy Spinach (Using Frozen Spinach)

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A white sailor suite, hugely disproportioned forearm muscles with anchor tattoos, one squinty eye and a pipe that both toots and  steams. Forever willing to fight for his girl’s love, and always reaching for his magic weapon: a can of spinach. No last name needed, just Popeye. Akak akak akak akak akak akak akak! How […]

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The “I Don’t Feel Like Cooking or Going to the Grocery Store nor Taking Pictures for My Blog” Vegetable Stir Fry for #MeatlessMonday

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Though long, the tile conveys exactly what I was feeling the day I cooked this stir fry: tired, too lazy to run for groceries, uninspired to get in the kitchen and to pick up my camera. Haven’t we all had those days? You know, when even reaching for a glass of water that is sitting […]

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Curried Oyster Mushrooms with Snow Peas For #MeatlessMonday

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I like to eat meat but I also love to eat meatless meals. I don’t much care for tofu or other meat substitutes, mushrooms are my favorite meat alternative. The varieties I like tend to have a chewier texture similar to meat, but obviously without the meat, which makes a great fill-in for vegetarian meals. […]

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Spicy, Garlicky and Lemony Broccoli and Tonguespank Spice Co.

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As promised, here is the recipe for the broccoli pictured in the red Thai rice article. This simple stir-fried vegetable is great alongside rice, noodles or as a side dish to any meat dish. It has spicy, garlicky and lemony tones that both compliment and bring out the natural broccoli flavours. Trust me, it tastes […]

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Orange Plum Tomatoes: Goodbye Tomato Season

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In my area of the world tomato season is sadly drawing to an end. During the off season tomatoes are imported from other parts of the world, but those don’t compare to locally grown ones. It will be a while before I find plump, juicy, vibrant tomatoes like these beauties. Around here gourmet and heirloom […]

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10 Facts About Red Radishes and 10 Peppery Ways To Eat Them

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Red, rounded, crunchy, crisp, and slightly piquant. I love red radishes, don’t you? Growing up they were always on my mother’s table, served on top of her home cooked pozole or as a topping to the countless other Mexican dishes she prepared for the family. I’ve continued doing the same for my kitchen and family. […]

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Peppered Cauliflower Rice Topped With A Vegetable Stir Fry For #MeatlessMonday

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By now many of you have already heard of cauliflower rice or riced cauliflower. Apparently it is a popular alternative to regular rice with those that follow the Paleo diet. I do not follow the diet but I do love this low-calorie, low-carb and starch free alternative that won’t raise my blood sugar. The first […]

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