Category Archives: LUNCH

Easy Spaghetti Recipes

Spaghetti has always been a favorite family meal. My teenage daughter will eat leftover spaghetti for breakfast, lunch, and as a mid-afternoon snack. Not everyone loves spaghetti so much that they will go to that extreme, however, and the same … read more

Chipotle Sweet Potato Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups chopped yellow onion (from 1 large onion)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups unsalted chicken broth
  • 6 cups peeled and cubed sweet potatoes (from
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The Best Simple Tomato Soup

Given that I already have a tomato soup recipe that I completely adore, I am generally not inclined to try new recipes for it. Why bother? I recently stumbled upon this one while paging through … read more

Home Cooking Can Be Quick

I think you would agree with me when I say, “some of the best dishes you have ever had are just good old home cooking”. A lot of times we think of home cooking as almost a thing of the … read more

Lentil Bolognese

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, coarsely chopped
  • 1 leek, white part only, halved and sliced
  • 1 rib celery, sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and
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Hot Potato! 10 Healthy Baked Potato Toppings You Haven’t Tried

Lately I’m trying to appreciate and cultivate simple pleasures in my daily routine—little things that bring me joy (and reduce my stress levels). Things like: sitting at the table at mealtime, taking a walk with my family after work, having … read more