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Sweet Potato & Avocado Sandwiches

I know you’re thinking, sweet potato and avocado? What? But yes, they do go together and quite well I might add! We have typically made these regularly between two slices of nice crusty wheat bread, but tonight we’d though we’d break out the panini maker. The result? Just as delicious! (You know when you get...

Burgundy Steak Salad

Sorry for the long post delay, we went out of town for the weekend and didn’t get to the grocery until this morning. But we’re back with a fast and flavorful recipe that’s definitely one of our favorites! Burgundy Steak Salad The cut of meat isn’t so critical for this, we’ve never actually used ‘top...

Basil Roasted Veggies & Couscous

The roasting gives the veggies in this dish a wonderful rich flavor, not to mention beautiful with all the gorgeous colors. And couscous is a nice change from rice and pasta all the time. It also makes for great (and lots of) leftovers, which I am very much looking forward to tomorrow. :) Basil Roasted...

Spicy Lime and Herbed Tofu Lettuce Wraps

What’s better than a recipe that involves NO cooking whatsoever? Um, nothing? We made these for the first time tonight, and they were quite refreshing. Due to some poor menu planning on my part, we were missing quite a few of the ingredients, and made quite a few substitutions. The recipe below is our version,...

Ginger & Serrano Steamed Roughy

This is one of our favorite quick meals, not to mention healthy. If you don’t have one already, pick yourself up a bamboo steamer – it’s the best $20 you’ll ever spend. We use frozen orange roughy for this, but any fresh or frozen fish would work (the recipe originally called for snapper, we’ve tried...

Soy Almond Waffles

A nice Sunday brunch, these waffles are super light and fluffy. This is a nice twist on the traditional – the almond extract gives these a wonderful flavor. Plus it’s dairy free, substituting soy milk for the standard milk in waffle recipes. Recipe based on the Basic Waffles recipe that came with the waffle maker....