Tag Archives: Spinach

Thai-Inspired Red Curry with Leafy Greens & Scallops

Contains:  Coconut, nightshades, seafood.  Is:  Gluten-free. Vegetarian/vegan option. After scoring a big batch of pak choy (a variant of bok choy, but with a whiter stem) I decided to make a Thai curry.  It’s not quite Paleo or Whole30, but … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry Greek-Style Scallop Appetizers and Mini-Pie

Contains:  Shellfish, wheat, gluten, optional nightshade.  Is:  A recipe for Fish Friday Foodies.   This continues my Greek month.  I am taking a couple of liberties on this dish (so this one is Greek-inspired, rather than full-fledged Greek).  But I … Continue reading

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Greek Omelet with Spinach and Olives

Contains:  Eggs, dairy.  Is:  Quick and easy, simple vegetarian option, nightshade-free.   The Second Recipe of a personal Greek Month. You can eat this by itself, or have a side of toasted pita and/or Greek salad.  See the previous recipe … Continue reading

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Greek Bronzini Skillet Dish – Whole30

Contains:  Fish, nightshades.  Is: Paleo, Whole30, quick and easy.   #FishFridayFoodies. Another recipe for Whole30 month.  It’s also intended for Fish Friday Foodies, which has a theme of Mediterranean seafood dishes this month.  Since I’ve been wanting to do Greek … Continue reading

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Greek Spinach Rice: Spanakorizo

Contains:  Dairy in form of butter.  Is:  Vegetarian. Recipe source:  Michael Psilaktis’s book, How to Roast a Lamb: New Greek Classic Cooking.  Page 167. I used my rice cooker for this.  I had no reason (other than recipe reduction) to … Continue reading

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Grilling Season: Vegetarian Burgers

Contains:  Legumes, egg, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free.   And yes, you can optionally top this with cheese if you wish.  Or faux cheese, if you don’t do dairy.   And/or onion and tomato.  I’m simply going to use … Continue reading

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De-Boned Baked Trout Stuffed with Spinach and Cream Cheese

Contains:  Seafood, dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, Primal.  As I’ve noted before, I’m having difficulties finding quality seafood up here in western Massachusetts, and when I do find it, it seems to come with Whole Food type of pricing.  So, often … Continue reading

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Home Poultry Plans, Sous Vide Chicken Breast with Lime/Mushroom Sauce – and Sous Vide Discussion

Or:  How I fought the Breast Meat Trend, and how I HOPE to WIN!!! I’m going to be raising chickens this year.  I’ve ordered 9 meat birds (“red broilers”) to arrive the first week of May. I also ordered egg … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Pizza-Like Cheese Melts with Indian or Mexican Influences

Inspired by both Indian and by Mexican thin flatbreads. Okay, these lack tomato (though the recipe can be adapted easily, and although one of my favorite pizza slices at the pizzeria in Litchfield CT is a cheese/shrimp/broccoli one), no tomatoes … Continue reading

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Full Sized Crustless Quiche

Something like a month and a half ago, I’d signed up for a pot luck brunch.  I truly love the fun and creativity exhibited at these brunches.    I signed up to make a couple quiches.  Due to my whilst-dining-at-home gluten-free … Continue reading

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