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Creamy, Dreamy Mashed Potatoes

What can I say about mashed potatoes?  Besides that they are buttery, delicious,  soul-warming, a holiday favorite and really pick me up when I’m having “one of those days.”  Other than that, there really isn’t much to say about mashed potatoes. My mashed potato recipe is based on many tips from many different potato experts.… Continue reading Creamy, Dreamy Mashed Potatoes

Recipes · Sides · Vegan/Vegetarian

Potato, Squash and Goat Cheese Gratin

*yawn* *stretch* Good morning 🙂 I woke up today especially groggy eyed and hungry.  I needed something to eat that would stick to my ribs and satisfy that bottomless pit of a stomach I have. I previously purchased local goat cheese and put this recipe together with leftover scraps of potatoes and a lone squash… Continue reading Potato, Squash and Goat Cheese Gratin

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Fresh Herbed Quinoa Salad with Veggies

Quinoa is magical, isn’t it?  It fills your belly but it doesn’t fill your waste-line.  Quinoa is one of those healthy grains that you can manipulate to make it your own too.  I like to cook mine in broth and add fresh herbs and veggies.  This salad is tasty at any temperature too – great for… Continue reading Fresh Herbed Quinoa Salad with Veggies