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Vegetable Stir Fry with Chickpeas

January 28, 2020
vegetable stir fry with chickpeas

If you made a promise to yourself to eat more veggies (or less meat) this year, put this Vegetable Stir Fry with Chickpeas on your menu rotation! It’s a quick, one pan dish that’s ridiculously easy to make and full of flavor and crunch!   This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. My sister works about five minutes away from our house, so we spend a lot of lunches together. …

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Chickpea Puttanesca

April 23, 2019

This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. There’s nothing scandalous about how good this Chickpea Puttanesa is! This flavorful Italian sauce gets a healthy boost of protein from canned chickpeas! The Italian sauce with a scandalous history!   Puttanesca has a “saucy” little history behind it.  Apparently, prostitutes used to whip this up between gentlemen because it’s quick and easy to make.  It’s also said that the glorious smell…

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Poached Eggs Caprese {SoFabFood Post}

April 22, 2019

Enjoy the traditional Italian flavors of Caprese salad for breakfast with this Poached Eggs Caprese recipe!  Serve poached eggs on English muffins with tomato, basil, and mozzarella for a flavorful breakfast or brunch worthy take on traditional Caprese salad! It’s that wonderful time of year again when I can just walk right into our backyard and grab fresh herbs from our garden!  In another month or so, we’ll be putting our veggies into the ground and enjoying fresh peppers, tomatoes, and so…

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Low-Carb Zucchini Noodle Lasagna {SoFabFood Post}

March 18, 2019

This Low-Carb Zucchini Noodle Lasagna is a healthier twist on a favorite Italian comfort food.  It’s a great Meatless Monday dish or low-carb recipe that has all the flavor of classic lasagna! Sunday meals always seem to consist of a pasta dish complete with homemade sauce and garlic bread for dipping.  Well, that was before my husband went on a low-acid diet.  Our weekly menu has changed a lot since then.  Little by little, we’re learning what ingredients we can…

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Pork Chops with Dijon Mustard Sauce {SoFabFood Post}

March 5, 2019

This Pork Chops with Dijon Mustard Sauce recipe is an easy, budget-friendly dish for two that’s sure to impress! The homemade Dijon sauce is full of French-inspired flavor that will make an ordinary weeknight feel like a romantic date night! I don’t remember a lot of the first recipes that I ever made for my husband and myself. To be completely honest, I’ve probably tried to forget some of them. Once upon a time, my cooking skills were so far…

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Spanish Chicken and Yellow Rice

October 6, 2014
spanish chicken and yellow rice

If you love briny, Spanish-inspired flavors, you’ll love this family favorite Spanish Chicken and Yellow Rice recipe made with shredded chicken, green olives, and capers! This post may contain affiliate links. Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Certain recipes remind me of my mom and dad.  They’re comforting and warm and often full of my favorite flavors.  This Spanish Chicken and Yellow Rice is one of those recipes!  Growing up, there were six of…

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