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Smashed Butternut Squash with Garlic and Dried Berries

I have to say, squash can seem like an intimidating vegetable.  It’s big and awkward and has a tough outer shell.  Have no fear though because cooking a squash is super simple.  Just put it on a cookie sheet, stab it a few times with your favorite knife and pop it in the oven.  Wham,… Continue reading Smashed Butternut Squash with Garlic and Dried Berries

Recipes · Sides · Vegan/Vegetarian

Potato, Squash and Goat Cheese Gratin

*yawn* *stretch* Good morning 🙂 Food Advertising by 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… 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