Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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Zucchini – we have such a love/hate relationship with this veggie. So easily integrated into both sweet and savory dishes, zucchinis can also so quickly overrun our garden and our kitchens with baseball bat-sized fruit if let to grow to long. My grandma used to say, “In the morning, zucchini are too small to pick, but by afternoon they’ve gotten too big.” They don’t really grow THAT fast but it sure… Read More »Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Vegetarian Quinoa, Cauliflower and Apple Dinner

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Our household is far from vegetarian or vegan – we are big meat eaters! However, that doesn’t mean that eating a diet focused more on plants isn’t something I concentrate on. While I don’t routinely participate in ‘meatless Mondays’ I do try to incorporate vegetarian forms of protein occasionally. This recipe makes use of the Instant Pot to make an easy weeknight meal, complete with a grain, a vegan protein (tempeh), vegetables and… Read More »Vegetarian Quinoa, Cauliflower and Apple Dinner

Garden Veggie Quiche

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This recipe was a success and failure all in one. Let me explain: I have never owned a springform pan. Scratch that, I’ve owned one for several years, but it’s never made it out of the nice Pampered Chef box that it came in. I don’t like cheesecake but bought the pan so I could make it for the hubby. Then we started a fitness program seven years ago, stuck… Read More »Garden Veggie Quiche