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Side Dishes

Spinach and Parsley Quinoa, and Tofu Tower

For this week’s Care2 recipe, I’d like to share two recipes from David Halward, a friend of mine. The quinoa dish is fresh and simply tasty. The Tofu Tower looks as good as it tastes. Spinach and Par…

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Maple Sage Cornbread

This is the perfect cornbread - moist with a fine, consistent crumb, crispy edges, just the right amount of smoky sweetness and a hint of sage. I used a bag of locally grown and locally milled corn…

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Quiet Joy Italian Vegetable Eggplant Sandwiches

Add a twist to your standard sandwich: Rather than using bread, try crisping up eggplant with olive oil and breadcrumbs. Then fill the "sandwich" with a delicious pesto, tomato and mushroom combo. Del…

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Mujadara – Caramelized Onion, Lentil & Rice Stew

This simple lentil, rice and caramelized onion pilaf has many names. You may know it as mujdhara, mujdhra, mujaddara, imjadara, mujadra, or mdardarah. Call it whatever you like, this Syrian classic ha…

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Curried Lentil & Sweet Potato Stew

This delectable stew is a little bit sweet, a little bit spicy, very hearty, and has a lovely, subtle creaminess from the coconut milk. Served over rice with whole milk yogurt and lots of fresh cilant…

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Savory Veggie Pancake Recipe

Lighter than the classic potato pancake and full of flavor, these pancakes are super tasty and are a great way to enjoy a variety of vegetables. They are crispy on the outside and moist and delicious …

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Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto With Fresh Herbs

When the weather dips below freezing, there's no better time to indulge in warm, hearty comfort foods. Combining roasted butternut squash - roasting enhances the squash's natural sweetness - with crea…

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Broccoli and Baby Bellas

This healthy side dish is a perfect side dish for any winter meal. Packed with nutrients, it can lighten and compliment hearty meals. YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 4 cups bite-size broccoli flor…

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Quick Coconut Vegetable Curry

Simply put, this curry is "the bomb." It's simple, delicious, easy to make and good for you. It was inspired by a similar dish my brother-in-law, Daniel, made for dinner for us once. He's a loose kind…

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Ruby Red Slaw

This refreshing winter dish completes almost any meal. Red cabbage does your digestive system wonders--and with a touch of citrus, you'll feel light and refreshed. YIELD 8 servings Ingredients …

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I do most of these, thank you.

I put half a cup each of steel cut oatmeal, barley and quinoa in my rice cooker and cook it on the b…