Cheesy Black Bean Chipotle Quinoa Fritters

Cheesy Black Bean Chipotle Quinoa Fritters #Superbowlsnacks #Vegetarian

Today in the second installment of Dude Food Week in the lead up to the”Big Game”, I am going to please both the vegetarians and the non-vegetarians with a recipe that is SERIOUSLY indulgent and utterly meat-free. Don’t even balk, meat eaters. My house full of carnivores inhaled these things. I promise you that if…

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Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Sauce

Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Sauce at www.foodiewithfamily.com

Have you ever stumbled on a recipe that made you holler because it was so good? And then you’re shocked to find out that it’s low in calories and fat? Yeah. No. Neither had I until just a couple of days ago. I was chatting with my friend and fellow food blogger, Mary Younkin of…

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Double Stack Vegan Bean and Mexican Crumbles Tostadas and a GIVEAWAY!

Vegan Double Stack Bean and Meatless Crumble Tostadas | www.foodiewithfamily.com

I’ve mentioned before that I was a vegetarian for seven years in my late teens and early adulthood. Although I am clearly no longer a vegetarian, I still eat vegetable-heavy meals and retain some of my eating habits from those years. For instance, I’m an enthusiastic flinger of nutritional yeast (especially on buttered toast and…

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Brazilian Black Bean Stew {with roasted sweet potatoes}

A bowl of Brazilian Black Bean and Sweet Potato Stew | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Well, we’ve made it here once again, friends. Tomorrow is the official start of fall. Happy, happy! Joy, joy! Now I can fling comfort food recipes around as much as I want! I want to kick fall off in grand style with a giant vessel of soup or stew. What’s your favourite thing-that-holds-soup?  I love…

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Farmers’ Market Tomato Sauce and Poached Eggs (Shakshuka) | Make Ahead Mondays

Farmers Market Tomato Sauce with Poached Eggs and Herbs (Shakshuka) | www.foodiewithfamily.com

I had the pleasure and privilege of being invited to do a cooking demonstration at the Alfred Farmer’s Market yesterday. It being August in New York, I knew the market would likely provide all of the ingredients needed to make one of my all-time favourite fast, fresh, fabulous meals: Shakshuka. Shakshuka -a one dish wonderful…

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Roasted Beet Dip and Homemade Za’atar | Make Ahead Mondays

Roasted Beet Dip and Za'atar

Roasted Beets and Za’atar… maybe not what you thought you wanted to start your Monday with, but I assure you these are two incredible tastes that do marvelous things together. Ready to dive into some hot pink good stuff? Yum and YUM! That’s what I think when I look at these pictures, but I have…

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Roasted Garlic Spinach Alfredo Lasagna | Make Ahead Mondays

Roasted Garlic Spinach Alfredo Lasagna from Foodie with Family

Remember how I said I was eating more healthy foods here? Well, I am. But I’m also doing things like what’s pictured above, so you should probably ignore any health claims I make. I’m TRYING to have willpower people, but then I go and do this to myself. Honest-to-Pete, this uses three cups of heavy…

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French Roasted Asparagus, Tuna and Hardboiled Egg Sandwiches | Lenten Friday Recipes

Roasted Asparagus Tuna and Egg Sandwich

We observe meatless Fridays through Lent. And while that should sound like no biggie, it’s surprisingly difficult for a meat-lovin’ family like ours to commit to one day a week sans meat even if we allow ourselves fish, which we do. For someone who spent nearly seven years as a vegetarian, I’m shockingly lacking in…

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