POTATO SALAD FOR TWO
Bake up a bunch of potatoes, refrigerate, then make individual potato salads as you want them. This way, the dressing and ingredients don’t get watered down and old-tasting. It’s fresh each time. Thick Lime Cream Sauce is perfect for a mayonnaise substitute. Use your leftover pickle juices to thin the sauce when stirring the salad!
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ROASTED GARLIC SPINACH PESTO
This is the best of alfredo and pesto. Lots of flavor, and creamy texture throughout. Tastes good at room temperature. You’re going to love this one!
Pesto makes 4 cups; pasta dish serves 8-10
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SMOKY LAZY PIEROGI
Lazy, crazy good! Not your tradtional lazy pierogi – sauteed onion, pepper and mushroom plus spinach, in addition to the traditional sauerkraut, take this lazy dish over the top! Then tick it up one more time with McCormick’s Bac’n Pieces and I’m no longer in hog heaven – I’m in animal-free culinary heaven!
Makes approx. 13 cups
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Popeye The Spinach Man never had it this good! Spinach, mushrooms, sweet onion, peppers and stewed tomatoes in a savory broth with Goldbaum’s Gluten Free All Natural Brown Rice Pasta Shells. WOW!
Makes 25 cups
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PINEAPPLE BEAN SALSA SOUP – or dip
This is my gazpacho – upticked all the way to the moon and back. The longer it marinates, the more subtle the flavors. Some like the old, some like the new! Serve as a cold appetizer soup or a dip with tortilla chips!
Makes 9 cups
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MAPLE MUSTARD MAYO SALAD DRESSING
A deliciously simple, creamy dressing for green salads!
Makes 3/4 cup
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VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS
Flatout flatbread spread with a green peppercorn and caper aioli. Topped with steamed fresh green beans, asparagus and spinach. Sprinkled with smoked paprika, then rolled up and pan-fried till browned and crisped. A perfect veggie roll up!
Makes as many as you want
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MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE
Sauteed Portobello mushroom with roasted pepper and garlic, steamed fresh asparagus layered with romaine lettuce, sweet onion and red grapes. Drizzled with a Red Russian Creme Fraiche salad dressing!
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3 NUT SAUCE
Cashews, walnuts and almonds processed with coconut milk, extra virgin olive and Champagne and Balsamic vinegars with smoky paprika, garlic, cinnamon and rosemary. Cooked, then blended till creamy. Serve hot over root vegetables as main dish or use cold as a salad dressing!
Makes 3-1/2 cups
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SMOKY PAPRIKA TOFU SUBS
Super firm sprouted tofu coated with a smoky paprika dry rub, then baked in extra virgin olive oil. Served on a broiled sub roll with a dry rub and horseradish dairy-free cream cheese spread, fresh spinach and tomato!
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ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SPINACH SALAD
A whole cauliflower roasted with a sweet sour rosemary marinade. Cut into cauliflower steaks then set atop a salad of spinach, cabbage and sweet red pepper. Drizzled with a smoky cashew dressing, then topped with chopped Kalamata olive!
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SPINACH RICE MOLDS
with a roasted pepper and sun-dried tomato white wine sauce with orange zest! Delightfully refreshing with a subtle cheesy flavor!
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PAN-FRIED TOFU MADE ELEGANT
Yes, fried tofu rises in the ranks to achieve elegance! The salty crispiness of some edges of the Silken tofu against the unsalted spinach and tangy of the creamy Sabra roasted pepper hummus achieves perfection!
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EASY SIDE DISH SPINACH
Fresh spinach steamed in a little water 3-5 minutes. Drained, plated, then drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, a few squirts of fresh lemon, a little salt and freshly ground pepper. Served with a lemon wedge and Kalamata olive! Easy, quick and delicious!
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SPINACH MUSHROOM AVOCADO SALAD
Made with roasted pepper and onion. Drizzled with a creamy, sweet and smoky, Balsamic vinegar and Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream dressing! Quick, easy, elegant!
Makes 4 main dish salads or 6 side salads
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VEGGIE MAC AND CHEESE FLORENTINE
Tofutti ricotta, cream cheese, sour cream and mozzarella singles combined with herbs and spices, fresh spinach and veggie elbow macaroni. Topped with fresh breadcrumbs flavored with olive oil and garlic, garnished with roasted pepper and baked till piping hot and crisped!
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SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD
Fresh spinach, mushrooms, and croutons tossed with a creamy fresh lemon, tarragon and garlic dressing! Topped with matchstick slices of Veggie Canadian Bacon! My plan was to make a Veggie Eggs Benedict, which would require a stove, a toaster and a blender.
When the lights went out at Kirby Manor and I had no electricity, I made this beautiful salad instead, thus the name!
Makes 4-6 main dish servings
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ROASTED BEETS AND GREENS IN CREAMY MUSTARD-MINCEMEAT SAUCE
Oven-roasted beets combined with fresh cooked collard greens and spinach along with caramelized onion and walnuts. Served in a casserole dish smothered in a rich sweet and sour mustard, mincemeat, garlic, rosemary and red grape cream sauce!
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OVEN-ROASTED PEPPERS AND EGGPLANT RICE SALAD
Savory rice combined with oven-roasted red and green peppers, eggplant and zucchini along with fresh cooked spinach. Mixed with a creamy Balsamic, fresh basil and garlic dressing!
Makes 14 cups
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SHARON’S WILTED SPINACH SALAD
Fresh spinach and walnut pieces dressed with a warm sweet and sour soy bacon, Kalamata olive, garlic, roasted pepper, Balsamic and Dijon mustard dressing!
Salad Serves 4-6; Dressing makes 2 cups
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THE QUEEN OF KINGS POTATO SALAD
Nobody has tasted a potato salad quite like this. The ultimate in flavor and texture! Definitely a WOW dish!
Makes 17 cups
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PUREE OF SPINACH
A thick, creamy, brilliant green puree of spinach flavored with garlic, mushroom, onion and dill. This Puree Of Spinach melts in your mouth!
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CABBAGE AND SPINACH SAUTE
Fresh green cabbage and spinach sauteed with sweet onion in a light cilantro and poultry seasoning non-dairy cream sauce!
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SHARON’S HAPPY FAMILY RICE
Jasmine rice combined with fresh spinach, grilled cubanella peppers and sautéed onion, celery and shredded carrot. Served as rice molds with a green peppercorn and thyme gravy sauce!
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