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Ajvar Relish

By Fredrica Syren: I love this time of year when our homestead is completely exploding with vegetables and fruit and sometimes even unexpected too much of one or two kinds. It’s a luxury problem I know so you won’t here me complaining and instead I love the challenge of coming …

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Meatless Monday — Arrabbiata Sauce

By Fredrica Syren: What I love most about vegetarian food is how colorful and flavorful it is. And if I could eat any specific cuisine for the rest of my life, it would for sure be Italian. I just love pasta with really amazing flavorful sauces, and Arrabbiata is one …

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Meatless Monday Recipe — Vodka Pasta Sauce

By Fredrica Syren You don’t have to be vegetarian to eat vegetarian food. By having a meatless Monday each week, you save money, your health and the planet. Reducing consumption of meats is one of the simplest ways to go green because not only does it cut your risk of …

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Meatless Monday Recipe –Peach and Bourbon Glaze For BBQ

By Fredrica Syren Sometimes I get questions like- what do I eat on a traditional BBQ, Lettuce??!!! A vegetarian BBQ is so colorful and satisfying and there are so many options at the grocery store: veggie burgers, hot dogs and veggie fillets. Summer equals BBQ, so I figure this recipe …

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Italian Neatballs in Red Sauce

By Fredrica Syren Finally fall came to San Diego, and this week has been rainy and cold. Rainy days make me want to sit in the kitchen and smell the aroma of hearty foods such as these Italian neatballs with a rich tomato sauce. I promise you, there was a …

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Lentil Bolognese Sauce

By Fredrica Syren A friend and I talked about busy days and how hard it can be to cook something tasty, nutritious and fast at the end of the day when the kids are super hungry and cranky. This is one of my fast recipes that I use often. It’s …

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Baked Quorn in a Mushroom Sauce

By Fredrica Syren This is a dish I made last night for dinner. It was one of those dishes I had no idea what I was making, but it all turned out so well the kids and adults loved it. Any meal that is creamy and contains protein and veggies …

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Homemade Tomato Ketchup

If you have tons of tomatoes and don’t know what to do with them, consider making your own  ketchup. It’s very easy to make and tastes so much better than store bought; plus, you know what is in it and, therefore, what you are feeding your kids. Today I made …

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Creamy Balsamico Sauce

By Fredrica Syren This week we have a visitor from Sweden and for her welcome dinner I made seitan, roasted potatoes, steamed broccoli served with an amazing balsamico sauce drizzled all over. Yum, yum!!! I’m an expert in sauce making and love experimenting with them and I can honestly say …

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Mushroom and chive pasta sauce

We’re still struggling with jetlag, which off course means it’s the kids who are working on it and therefore keeping us up at night, yikes. When you’re sleep deprived the brain goes blank so dinner is a very simple pasta sauce with mushrooms and chives. 1 tbsp. canola oil 1 …

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