Weeknight Cassoulet

Shortcut Cassoulet Recipe

I should confess that I’ve never had actual cassoulet. I did live in France, but all that really means here is that I can spell “cassoulet” without having to look up “how to spell cassoulet”. Traditional cassoulet has been on my bucket list of things to make for many, many years now.  My knowledge of […]

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Smashed Black Bean Tacos with Creamy Jalapeño Slaw

Smashed Black Bean Tacos with Creamy Jalapeno Slaw

I have a hard time knowing what to eat this time of year. There are so many feasts to be had between Thanksgiving and New Years that it feels like you’re either prepping for the next big meal, or chipping away at the leftovers from the last big meal. Woe is the day that you […]

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The Easiest Black Bean Burgers

Black bean burger

Vegetarian burgers are all the rage these days, and while I DO love this fresh and filling alternative to meat burgers, I’ve found that most recipes for bean burgers are a little too high-maintenance for my taste. Braise beets. Roast garlic. Steam carrots. Shred zucchini. Don’t get me wrong, I love all of these things. […]

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Creamy Turkey Enchiladas

Baked enchiladas in pan

Enchiladas are among my all-time favorite foods. In the most basic sense, they really are just burritos covered in sauce and cheese. Yes, right when I thought life couldn’t get any better than a burrito, I learned that such a thing as a sauce and cheese-covered burrito existed (cue angelic chorus!). Husband shares my love […]

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

Vegetarian chili with sour cream and green onions

We fell off the Sunday Soup Night bandwagon for a bit what with being out of town and the holidays falling on Sundays, but we’re back on it and are settling in for a long winter. For the January installment of the Sunday Soup Night series, I’m sharing a recipe for a vegetarian chili in […]

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Butternut Squash Soup with Herbed Chicken and White Beans

On chilly fall days that are starting to feel like winter, there is nothing better than a hearty bowl of piping hot soup. And the very best kind of soup? One you can whip up in under an hour. This dish features the classic sweetness and silky texture of a butternut squash soup, with a subtle spicy kick, […]

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Baked Falafel Salad with Lemon-Yogurt Dressing

I have a major crush on falafel. It’s the cutest food around. It’s fun to eat, it’s fun to say, and it’s healthy! I could probably eat falafel twice a week and still crave it. The only problem with this is that Husband doesn’t share my love for falafel. So, when I was in a steady […]

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