30 min meals

vegan cheddar corn bread

Easy, One-bowl Vegan Cornbread

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If I had to rank my favorite comfort foods, cornbread is definitely near the top of that list. It’s like the little black dress of comfort food – you can jazz it up with cheese, green onions, diced pepper, or jalapenos, or you can eat it plain-jane with a shmear […]

Creamy Cajun Sausage and Mushroom Penne

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As an Amazon associate, I earn a small commission from qualifying purchases for items linked on this site. Something really rare happened, y’all. BOTH my kids tried a new dish I made and agreed it was delicious enough to make it into our permanent dinner rotation. Twelve is pretty good […]

vegan low country boil

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It’s the last long weekend of summer, and we’re making the most of it. The weather is a little bit cooler here this week (mid-70s most days), which is a welcome respite from the wicked heat we had for most of July and August, but also a reminder that the […]

Broccoli Cheddar Rice Casserole

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If you’ve got 20 minutes and a few pantry staples, you’ve got time to make this delicious Broccoli Cheddar Casserole for dinner tonight. It’s a one-pot dish that requires the barest minimum of effort to set up, and then cooks away happily on it’s own, leaving you time to do […]

Copycat Mongolian “Beef”

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I grew up in Canada, but I’ve spent a lot of time in the United States. For a number of years I worked with U.S. based companies and spent a lot of time traveling back and forth to cities like New York, Dallas and Atlanta. And of course, I’ve vacationed […]

Spicy Peanut (or Pea-not) Ginger Tofu

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I also like to call this “clean out the fridge tofu”, because its the perfect opportunity to make a fabulous dish using all the leftover veggies loitering around your fridge. This dish is all about the sauce. It’s thick and rich and has the perfect balance of heat, sweet, salty […]

One Pot Garlic Butter Pasta

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We are in the dog days of August, where the air is so thick and humid you can cut it with a knife, and the mere thought of turning on kitchen appliances makes you break out into even more of a sweat, but yet somehow, that wasn’t enough of a […]