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Meaty vegetable pasta (Easy and ready in 30 minutes!)

Easy meaty vegetable pasta ready in less then 30 minutes! Great for the whole family! As a busy mom of two kids i don’t usually have a lot of time cooking dinner. In fact, i am always trying to make something nutritional,easy and fast! Pasta is a family favorite! Add whatever veggies you have in …

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Creamy pumpkin soup (vegetarian)

Healthy, full of veggies and fall flavor- your favorite creamy pumpkin vegetarian soup! Fall holidays are already in the air, you can almost smell them! Farmers markets are filled with all kind of pumpkins, squashes, pears and apples! Mothers are cooking delicious pies and soups, that will warm their families on a cool fall weeknight. …

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Roasted eggplant and tomato salad

This roasted eggplant and tomato salad will surprise you with the fresh and delicate flavor. For this dish I used freshly picked eggplants and tomatoes(from my friends summer house garden). Nice crisp flavor is something I always enjoy from the backyard veggies. Especially when you know it’s 100% organic! You don’t need to roast eggplants …

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One pan buttery garlic salmon with brussels sprouts

Garlicky buttery one pan salmon fillets with aromatic brussels sprouts ! Delicious, fast and healthy dinner. Everybody loves one pan dishes. They are family friendly, time saving and less dishes to wash, too! We usually buy wild Alaskan salmon from Costco, its full of omega 3 fatty acids and very tasty too. Takes as little …

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One pot chicken thighs with zucchini rice

Juicy zucchinis and white rice, delicious chicken thighs… what a perfect combination! Sprinkle with some cilantro and the dinner is ready! An easy one pot dinner that will not disappoint you! I got fresh zucchinis and cilantro from our local farmers market in Modesto. Love that place! Every Saturday i drive kids there and we …

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Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo with meatballs

Your favorite fettuccine Alfredo recipe without that extra calories. Easy, delicious and your kids will love it too. What will happen when you decide to combine delicious meatballs and fettuccine Alfredo ? A great family dinner! What makes it skinny? I substitute cream with just regular milk and add a bit less cheese to the …

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Salmon ceviche with avocado rose

A perfect combo for this fresh and so delicious salmon ceviche…. avocado, onions, lemon and…fresh salmon! Really rushed myself to make photos before my kids got their little hands right on that salmon. They love fish so much, I am sure it’s their  Russian roots talking . I love fish too. Can eat it every day …

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Rotisserie chicken strawberry salad with miso dressing

Rotisserie chicken strawberry salad with miso dressing. Probably everyone knows that the cheapest rotisserie chicken can be found in Costco. But not everyone knows how easy is it to incorporate it into so many different recipes! For me, rotisserie chicken is a big time saver. It freezes well, just buy 2-3 at a time, shred …

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Beef stir-fry with asparagus

Delicious flavorful beef stir-fry with crunchy asparagus for your next dinner! Today’s blog recipe is a beef stir-fry with asparagus. Sound pretty simple right? Well, it is an easy recipe but the flavors are fantastic. Use all the fresh ingredients and don’t forget to buy a high quality meat…its your key to success! Fresh delicious …

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Glazed meatloaf with sweet potatoes and green beans

Today i am opening a new category on my food blog- non vegetarian main course! I am so excited and already have a few recipes to share with you. We will start with this delicious glazed meatloaf with sweet potatoes and green beans recipe. For me, pretty much any meatloaf recipe reminds of a traditional …

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