spaghetti squash bake

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Italian inspired, spaghetti squash casserole is a lighter recipe for the family who loves lasagna. This easy & healthy recipe is great for weeknights. This is a story about redemption. Recipe Highlights The flavors of lasagna in an easy weeknight casserole with spaghetti squash. Naturally gluten-free and easily converts to a vegetarian entree. A good source of protein, low in calories,…

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Sorghum and Lentil Salad with Mint

Filling sorghum and lentils make this a substantial salad even in small servings. Diced carrots provide color and crunch. Fresh mint and a simple dressing lightens and brightens these otherwise heavy ingredients with a summery zest. Last summer I planted a little bit of mint right by our porch. I hoped the smell of mint would drift through our windows…

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Half Beef Half Veggie Burgers

Burger night is a rare treat in our house. When it does come around, burgers are a great opportunity to put the recipe lightening techniques I shared earlier this week into action. Let’s apply those tips to the burger recipe below: Ingredient Swap To get a really moist juicy burger, most sources agree you need to use fat. In fact,…

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Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash “Pasta”

One of the fun behind the scenes parts about blogging is reading the keywords and phrases that lead people to this site. I have no way to track individual users, just the search terms they use. Commonly searched phrases include: vegan pesto, low fat espresso cake, Netflix workouts, and my favorite bikiniless. That last one makes me smile every time…

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Simple Holiday Sides: Maple-Orange Cranberry Sauce

I have all sorts of warm fuzzy holiday memories of sitting around my grandparents creaky dinning room table. The good china plates beautiful in their own right sat ready to be buried under our feast. Grandma’s good flatware, not silver but gold, twinkled in the light of taper candles. Before we all squeezed in around the table we each participated in parading…

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