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Skillet Quinoa with Broccoli, Spinach and Parmesan

Simple vegetarian meals are always excellent options for weekday after work cooking. This dish is a great addition since it only takes about 20 minutes to make with most of the time spent just waiting for the quinoa to cook. If you want to save additional time and make this dish in about 10 minutes […]

Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

    I love a good casserole.  Unlike the casseroles of my 1970-80s childhood, casseroles are far better than the tuna and enchilada casseroles of the past.  Take for example this delicious combination using fresh broccoli and quinoa. The dish also uses shredded cheddar cheese and just a little amount of milk and mayo which […]

Brown Rice, Broccoli and Cheese Bake

    While not the most appetizing looking dish, this bake had a wonderful flavor and made for a great weekday evening vegetarian main course. The secret is to cook the brown rice the day before.  I use a rice cooker and brown rice take about a hour or so to cook. Fortunately it keeps […]

Vegetable Pearl Couscous

  This is a dish that can be used to clear out your vegetable drawer.  Any vegetable will do fine in this and it is a great way to use some of the vegetables you just didn’t get to or that you found at the Farmers’ Market but didn’t have  a specific plan for.  Here […]

Broccoli Patties with Arugula and Champagne Vinaigrette for #SundaySupper

This week’s Sunday Supper is all about the Skinny.  One thing that has helped keep our family less-thick was our move to more vegetarian meals. Most of our decision to go vegetarian 3-4 times a week came from Mark Bittman’s New York Times article “The Meat Guzzler.”  Besides the benefit of eating less meat and its more […]

Fusilli Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Broccolini

My wife and kids like a simple pasta dish that is on California Pizza Kitchen’s menu. This is my attempt at mimicking it, and according to everyone it was a success. It’s fairly basic garlic and oil coated pasta dish that I’m sure a lot of restaurants offer as it is quick and simple. I […]

Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli and Chicken

Here is a simple pasta recipe that only takes 20 minutes to make. I highly recommend fresh pasta or at least the refrigerated pasta you can find at gourmet markets. If you’re local to SE Michigan, definitely add Ventimiglia Italian Foods in Sterling Heights to your shopping routine and pick up some of their fresh […]