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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Kabocha Squash

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Ingredients: 1 kabocha squash 3 tbsp light brown sugar plus a bit for sprinkling prior to serving. ¼ tsp cayenne or hot chili powder (or diced hot peppers) ½ tsp cumin ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp nutmeg ¼ tsp salt 1 ½ tsp soy sauce Continue Reading

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Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash, cut in half 1-3 tbsp butter 2 cups chopped broccoli florets 3 cloves garlic,minced 1 tsp red pepper flakes pinch salt and pepper 1 tsp Italian seasoning ( or use a mix of oregano,basil, thyme) ½ c shredded mozzarella cheese or Continue Reading

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Zucchini Ravioli

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Ingredients: 4 med zucchini 2 c ricotta cheese ½ c finely grated parmesan cheese plus more for garnish 1 egg slightly beaten ¼ c thinly sliced basil 1 clove garlic minced salt and pepper to taste 1 ½ c marinara sauce ½ c shredded mozzarella Continue Reading

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Eggplant, Squash and Tomato Casserole

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Ingredients: 1 eggplant cut into ¼ inch thick slices and quartered 1 lb of squash cut into ¼ inch slices, bite size Cooking spray 1 lb tomatoes, seeded and cut into ¼ inch slices 1 ½ tbsp olive oil ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp ground black Continue Reading

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Baked Veggie Rings with Herb Dip

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I’m not a sweets person. I don’t often crave chocolate, I can go without candy, and if given the option, I’d take potato chips over a donut. I do really love ice cream, but I think that’s because Tim is so good at making it. But, even then, Continue Reading

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Savory Crêpes

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Right now my thoughts are flipping between crêpes and the onion rings I ate right before I made the crêpes. Of both, I couldn’t wait to eat more. But, let’s talk about the crêpes today (those onion rings can wait until next week). When I was a Continue Reading

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Chunky Vegetable Soup

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When in doubt, soup! I almost always want to eat soup. In hot weather and cold weather, on weeknights or at dinner parties… give me soup and I’ll be happy with my meal. Soup is a great way to use up whatever you’ve got hanging Continue Reading

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Hearty Kale and White Bean Quesadillas

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When I plan our menu I try to include a good variety of foods, so we don’t get bored. Sometimes they’re a little more complex, have multiple steps, and more ingredients. Other times they’re simple, basic, super easy. Scrambled eggs and toast makes a great dinner. So Continue Reading

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Green Salad with Roasted Winter Squash

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Ingredients: ½  of a winter squash peeled and cubed 1 pear thinly sliced or diced ½ apple thinly sliced or diced Greens: a bit of Kale, Spinach, Beet Greens (Beet Tops) and micro greens cleaned and torn. Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 F. Drizzle the cubed winter Continue Reading

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Wilted Mustard Greens with Acorn Squash and Pear

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Two months ago I would have laughed if you’d told me that my fingers would be so cold that I’d have a hard time typing today. That I’d have two sweatshirts on with both hoods pulled up. Two pairs of socks, plus slippers, and that Continue Reading

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Persimmon Apple Bread

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I don’t know if the old adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is true. But, apples have always been a favorite of mine, so if I can eat an apple every day that makes me happy. My favorite way to enjoy them Continue Reading

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Broccoli and Goat Cheese Wraps

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I saved a wrap for Tim to eat when he got home from work. He came into the office and told me that it was really good. He loved how the broccoli was tender, with just a bit of crunch. That the nuts gave more crunch. Continue Reading

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Potato Pancakes

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It’s finally arrived. The day of my favorite meal: Thanksgiving. I don’t know if it’s my favorite because it only happens once a year though. If I could only have one meal for the rest of my life, I don’t know that it would be Continue Reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

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Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 2 medium potatoes, cubed 1 small onion, chopped 1 medium  squash, peeled,seeded and cubed 1 celery,chopped 1 32 ounce container chicken stock 1 medium carrot, chopped salt and ground black pepper to taste Instructions: Melt the butter in a large pot, and cook Continue Reading

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Roasted Broccoli and Squash with a Basil and Tahini Sauce

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As I type this, I’m practicing my songs for the Christmas concert in December. This seems wrong because the weather doesn’t match the feel of the songs. I don’t know if it will ever not be weird to me to have 90 degree weather in October, but Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Pie Latté

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At this time of year my social media feeds become saturated with yummy fall drinks, drunk by people wearing cozy fall sweaters and scarves. While my attire still consists of shorts, tank tops, and flip flops, I’m all in for fall flavors (and so ready to pull Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Pasta

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I’m eating this pasta as I type. I refrained from eating more than a bite or two while I was photographing so I could save it for dinner. It’s creamy, has a hint of spice, and it tastes like fall. It feels like the kind Continue Reading

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Spaghetti Squash Casserole

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Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash 1 tbsp butter ½ yellow onion, chopped 1 clove garlic minced 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 3 oz shredded cheese your choice (goat, cheddar, pepper jack) 1 tsp salt, to taste black pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 and place Continue Reading

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Winter Squash Dip

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I’m a big supporter of fall. I love it when the leaves change color, the chill that creeps into the air, and the winter squash that start to appear in our Abundant Harvest Organics boxes. This fall is no different. I’m in the mood for Continue Reading

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Caramelized Butternut Squash

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Ingredients: 1 large or 2 medium butternut squash 6 tbsp butter, melted ¼ c light brown sugar, packed 1 ½ tsp salt ½ tsp freshly ground pepper Instructions: Preheat oven to 400F. Cut off and discard the ends of the squash. Cut squash in half, remove the seeds, Continue Reading

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