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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....

Zucchini Panini with Strawberry Spinach Salad

Panini – take 2. Taylor liked this version better. Maybe he’s not a fan of the artichokes. The good thing about Panini is you can put whatever you’d want in, so he added prosciutto and cheese, I opted to skip those. Again, a different recipe for aioli which works well with the salad (which, did...

Eggplant Panini with Rosemary Aioli

So, we bought a panini maker. Yes we did. And we’re storing it in the living room because we really don’t have space for something like that. But man, does it make a good sandwich. Don’t have a panini maker? I’ve heard a brick wrapped in tin foil works just as well. :) Eggplant Panini...