Category Archives: Tomatoes

Penne Vodka with Roasted Red Peppers

I reinstated my Plated subscription because the working full time and having a toddler thing is hard. It covers 3 dinners a week, and I can focus more on the meals I do make as opposed to constantly trying to make … Continue reading

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Originally posted September 1, 2015 I LOVE gazpacho, but I don’t make it as often as I would like to because tomato season is so short! Well, it is when you live in the Northeast. I don’t know how authentic … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato Sauce

Sorry for not posting, but I am working on a new website that focuses less on the gluten free diet and more on promoting more fruits and veggies in the American diet. But fear not, this website is still going, … Continue reading

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I live right on the Hudson River, and as I was walking my dog last week I thought to myself, “Someone should teach yoga or something like that here.” And then I thought, “Hey I’m qualified to teach something like … Continue reading

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Summer Chili

 I have not cooked anything new this week because I was on jury duty for 6 days. It was the worst! The case should never have gone to trial and it was a total and complete abuse of the justice … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

I just wanted to share this method I found on Pinterest yesterday: putting a halved spaghetti squash in the slow cooker with sauce and frozen meatballs. It is from Spaghetti and meatballs, for me, is already a cooking cop-out … Continue reading

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Mexican Style Bean and Pasta Soup

California could have fallen into the ocean, I have no idea. According to the media, there are only 2 things happening in the world right now and that is deflate-gate and the blizzard. I am home from work now, and … Continue reading

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Caprese Quinoa Bake

*Originally posted September 10, 2014 I love dairy products A LOT, but as I technically have a casein allergy that I mostly choose to ignore, I do try to cut eat minimal dairy during the week (because God knows I … Continue reading

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Tomato Kale Pie

I LOVE tomato pie, but it is rich, so I add the kale to counterbalance the amount of cheese in it. Again, I made this in a teff crust, but I’ve also made it in a GF pie crust (from … Continue reading

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Spicy Tomato Sauce with Sausage and Chard

Of all the spaghetti sauces on this site, this is the one I make the most. I love that you can sneak in a leafy green- it can be kale, spinach or escarole too! 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large … Continue reading

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