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B is for Beets + {Chili Roasted Beet Chips}

A is for Apple. B is for Beets. C is for Carrots. D is for... We have been teaching Babycakes the alphabet (with veggies and fruit), her numbers (she can count to about 13 right now...though she likes to skip 3), and three dimensional shapes (like sphere, ovoid, cube, etc). ... Read more » about B is for Beets + {Chili Roasted Beet Chips}

Healthy Substitutions + {Veggie Fried Quinoa}

I am now in the habit of making healthy substitutions for my family. If I can keep a similar taste but include better-for-us ingredients, then I'm all in!! Some recent examples include my healthy key lime pie, my double-decker tacos, and my Zuppa Toscana. And with my father-in-law's recent heart attack, Dear Hubby has been even more willing to try new things in the name of better health.  I haven't changed everything all at once, but am slowing making over some of our favorite dishes. ... Read more » about Healthy Substitutions + {Veggie Fried Quinoa}

Meatless Monday + {Kale & Corn Hash}

Yes, I realize it's not actually Monday and that it is now Tuesday. ... Read more » about Meatless Monday + {Kale & Corn Hash}

Dabbling with Vegetarianism

First of all, let me preface this with: I am NOT a vegetarian.  I am dabbling with vegetarianism. There’s a huge difference!  I am not doing this for emotional reasons or based on a belief system about why the animal / meat industry is bad. I am doing this for health reasons…and because my doctor suggested it. ... Read more » about Dabbling with Vegetarianism

Homemade Vegetarian Double Decker Tacos

We don't frequent Taco Bell, and as I mentioned in this post, Dear Hubby doesn't really like Mexican food.  But he LOVES their double decker tacos.  Crunchy layered goodness! So when brainstorming my next vegetarian meal attempt, these came to mind.  I saw the MorningStar Farms' Crumbles at Walmart and put them right into the basket.  These would be my base.  I bought a bunch of other veggies that I thought I could easily disguise, like a frozen veggie combo pack of corn, black beans, red peppers, and onions and a bag of fresh broccoli "slaw" ... Read more » about Homemade Vegetarian Double Decker Tacos

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