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Spaghetti with Herb and Tomato

This is a quick and flavorful dish, not heavy like many pastas can be. The addition of fresh herbs and the breadcrumbs make this dish unique. Spaghetti with Herb and Tomato Makes 4 servings. Ingredients 1 lb spaghetti Olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 yellow onion, diced 3 tomatoes, diced 3 tablespoons tomato paste...

Homemade Marshmallow S’mores

My sister was in town, who has a sweet tooth the size of Tennessee. During the 6 days she was in town, we made almond cupcakes, peanut butter pie, and oddly enough, marshmallows. We weren’t going to settle for any jiffy-puff marshmallows in our s’mores, no siree! Unfortunately, while our marshmallows tasted good, we had...

Ssshhh… Don’t Tell Anyone They’re Vegan Cupcakes

also known as… So Addicting You’d Think They Were Crack Cupcakes, Lick The Beaters All You Want Because There is No Egg in Them Cupcakes, and The Best Darned Cupcakes You’ve Ever Eaten… cupcakes. Need I say more? Yes, actually. I do. When I first made these (I’ve made them 3 times since!), but the...

Plum Almond Tart

Anything almond, I’m all for it. And this was a very nice, refreshing treat. I think I may have overcooked the filling a bit (or did something wrong while making it), but it was still good nonetheless. This would be good with any summer fruit, peaches, even pears. And did I mention almonds? Plum Almond...

Aloo Gobi with Potato and Cauliflower

Here we go again, making side dishes for meals. Add some spiced chicken to this and you’d have yourself a full on meal. I’m not a huge fan of cauliflower… something about the texture, but Taylor loved the flavors in this dish and gobbled it up. If you’re a fan of Indian food, you’ll appreciate...

Herbed Tofu and Zucchini Lasagna

So I thought that I’d never get to eat lasagna again, being that I can’t eat dairy… until I found this recipe. Let me tell you, this would fool anyone. The tofu/herb/lemon mixture becomes the exact texture of ricotta cheese, and has fantastic flavor. We might have added a bit too much lemon, as it...