Taste of the Middle East

Zucchini Falafels (recipe adapted from http://cookalmostanything.blogspot.com/) Ingredients 1/2 pound grated zucchini 1-14oz can chickpeas, drained 1 red onion, chopped ½ teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon Mrs. Dash Table Blend ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 egg Bread crumbs Directions If you are soaking your own beans, do so over night and cook... Continue Reading →


Sautéed Vegetables with Pasta

This is probably my favorite, quick dinner to make. You can use any vegetables, pasta and cheese you have on hand.Ingredients◦ Diced vegetables of your choice◦ 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil◦ Pasta of your choice (try whole grain penne, bow-ties, or spiral noodles)◦ Grated cheese of your choice.◦ Italian seasonings (garlic, oregano, a blend,... Continue Reading →

Steak Fajitas

Sorry about the fuzzy picture...my camera didn't want to work right. Jason and I love using Jerk seasoning and pineapple with meats and vegetables. Here is something we threw together the other night.Ingredients1 can of diced pineapple in its own juices4 oz steaks (as many as you’d like)*1 red pepper, diced1 green pepper, diced½ onion... Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Italian Casserole

Italian CasseroleIngredients◦ 2 servings of whole grain penne pasta◦ 1 green pepper◦ 1 sweet pepper◦ 1 pint cherry tomatoes◦ 1 medium zucchini◦ 2 cups raw broccoli florets◦ 8 ounces of part-skim mozzarella cheese◦ ¼ - ½ cup Sun-dried tomato dressing (I used Kraft)DirectionsHeat oven to 375F Cook noodles for ½ the recommended cook time. Grease... Continue Reading →

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