Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms

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Vegetarian stuffed mushrooms made healthy by just stuffing them with onions, mushroom stems, roasted peppers and a bit of freshly grated Parmesan cheese. I love mushrooms! I love deep fried breaded mushrooms, mushrooms on pizza, sauteed mushrooms, steak and mushrooms, mushrooms on burgers, you name it. I love my mushrooms. But most of all, I… 

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Spaghettini in Blush Sauce

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This spaghettini in blush sauce is a simple pasta dish yet packed with flavor. It’s saucy, it’s creamy, it’s dinner! There’s just something comforting about pasta, right? I sometimes feel deprived that I don’t eat all the pasta I want or my body craves because hubs is not a fan. Like what’s wrong with him?… 

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Baked Chicken Fajita Taquitos

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Do you all feel like summer is over now? Kids are back to school, trees are turning yellow, nights are cooler. Last night we left the window wide open in the bedroom and before long we had to wake up and close it because I love summers too much and I hate to see them… 

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Roasted Eggplant and Pepper Spread (Zacusca)

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I am so excited to share this recipe with you. I grew up eating this vegetable spread and it’s one of my favorite snacks. Though I have to confess, as a child I used to hate this, because like most children I hated vegetables. However as I grew up and smartened up, I realized how… 

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Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

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Slow Cooker Chicken Chili – easy as 1 2 3, place all the ingredients in the slow cooker, set it and forget it! I think I love my slow cooker! I know I love my slow cooker! I don’t understand why I haven’t used one until recently. Not to worry. I plan on making up… 

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Baked Breakfast Taquitos

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Baked Breakfast Taquitos – crispy, cheesy, and full of delicious goodness and best of all they’re baked! Taquitos for breakfast! Brilliant! I’m in love with these taquitos. They’re so good, I can’t stop eating them. I could have them any time of the day! Seriously. A taquito literally means small taco. I even love the… 

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Oyster Sauce Chicken

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Finally my kitchen is beginning to make some sense and we’re slowly unpacking all the boxes. This makes me happy. I know where things are now, I can cook! So I cooked. Mind you I started with an easy recipe such as this oyster sauce chicken with peppers and snow peas, but today I will… 

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Beef Soup (Ciorba de vacuta)

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Today I’m going to share with you my husband’s favorite beef soup recipe.  This is a very Romanian soup and very traditional.  It’s very easy to make, just time consuming because you need to boil the beef for 2 or 3 hours until tender. You could speed up the process by boiling the beef in… 

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