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One-Pot Meals — Add More to Your Life

By Dawna Matthews: It seems everyone I know is busy. Our lives are filled with family, friends, school, work, and everything in between. Oftentimes it seems inconvenient to cook and clean up dishes, and more convenient to eat on the go; but, as we all know, fast food tends not …

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Filo Rolls with Veggie Filling

By Fredrica Syren: Today I worked on cleaning my fridge and freezer, and found I had whole wheat filo (phyllo) dough in the freezer. Since it had been there for a while, I decided it was time to use it. The filling was very simple: mushrooms, arugula, zucchini and onion. …

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Rustic Red Wine Lentil Stew

By Fredrica Syren: I made lentil stew for our Christmas dinner, and it was a huge hit. It’s warming, satisfying and altogether yummy — and perfect for a special occasion or a very cold winter day. I served it with roasted potatoes and a large spinach salad but it goes …

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Gluten-free and Vegan Banana Muffins

By Fredrica Syren:  Between my husband’s being gluten and lactose intolerant and my being vegan, baking surely is a challenge. Challenging but not impossible☺ During the cold season, I like to make muffins for the kids to eat when we’re outside, and these banana muffins are perfect for that. They …

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A Sample Menu of What We Eat

By Fredrica Syren: I get lots of questions about what my family, especially what my kids eat each week. So here is a sample menu. During the week, I eat lunch with my two boys, and James and Bella eat at work/school. We try to eat lots of fruits and …

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Moussaka

By Fredrica Syren: Eggplant is not my favorite vegetable to cook with. I like eating it but really don’t know how to cook it. Well this week I received an eggplant with my CSA box so I took on the challenge and made something I used to like to eat …

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Spaghetti Puttanesca

  By Fredrica Syren: I’m a huge pasta fan and have loved cooking it ever since my 3-week driving trip in Italy with my husband before we got married. I love all varieties of a really good pasta sauce with developed flavor. This is a very kid friendly recipe for …

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Things To Do with Zucchini

By Fredrica Syren: If you ever have grown zucchini, you know that it tends to produce A LOT. This year I have only one plant but it’s been giving us many beautiful zucchinis, and then a friend of mine came over with loads of them from her garden. We eat …

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