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Black Bean Succotash Salad

a black bean salad with peppers, onion, grilled corn and cherry tomatoes

Makes 6 ½ cups   When the warm weather starts to hit I head into my kitchen and start making bean salads. They are super easy to make, full of the yum factor and economical. Bonus in the waste not want not category, they taste even better the next day. This main course salad is […]

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Skillet Enchiladas

a pan of skillet enchiladas

Vegetarian Makes 6 servings Five o’clock Hell aka as “What’s for dinner tonight?” If this describes your life, then this is the recipe for you. This quicka and easy skillet enchilada recipe is on the spicy side, so if spicy isn’t your thing you can eliminate the cracked pepper, choose mild enchilada sauce and use […]

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Edamame and Quinoa Entree for Vegetarians

The next time you’re having a fall or winter dinner party and one of your guests is a vegetarian serve this main course as part of your dinner menu. TIP: don’t be surprised when everyone wants to try it, and then asks for the recipe.   ¼ cup (60 mL) red or white quinoa, rinsed […]

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Jacket Potatoes

Jacket Potatoes are baked regular potatoes or sweet potatoes that have been filled with an assortment of toppings; from beans and grated cheese to a tuna sauce with dill. My Jacket Potatoes use leftover chili as the main topping or a can of beans with tomato sauce, it really depends on what you have in […]

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