Tag: spinach

Cuizoo: feeding your wild animals

Whole Grain White Pizza with Carmelized Onions and Garlicky Spinach

For meal number 3 in the Cuizoo Arsenal, we are going to do a pizza. I feel sort of silly talking about pizza, because, come on, it’s pizza.  Crust, toppings, cheese.  Pretty straightforward stuff.  But yet, we still order it and pay $15 for something that (with a little forethought) can be made in about…
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Late Spring Couscous with Spinach, Zucchini, and Pumpkin Seeds

So the school year is wrapping up  and I am firmly planting my head in the sand related to how I am going to a) keep everyone entertained all summer, b) get my paid work done and deliver a large project at the end of August, c) maintain some sanity amidst the fighting siblings and…
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Spinach-Laced Brownies

You know you are officially old when you are lacing your brownies with spinach.  And also a major nerd — because you have been contemplating how you feel about hiding vegetables in your children’s food.  And then writing about it.  How far I have fallen. I generally don’t like the concept of hiding anything in…
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Spring Pasta Salad with Aparagus, Spinach, and Mint

One of the best things about belonging to your local Community Supported Agriculture farm (CSA) is how quickly the season gears up — and how big your box of veggies gets.   Our first few distributions of the summer season are teasers.  Just yesterday, we got eight sprigs of basil — yet the smell was…
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Pasta with Tomatoes, Spinach, Ricotta Salata, and Toasted Sunflower Seeds

I have hit the point in the year where I am officially out of my summer tomatoes.  And my strawberry jam (which makes everyone very unhappy).  I never freeze enough because I am always limited to my meager amount of freezer space.  So I have to either learn to can or buy a deep freeze…
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Make Your Own Asian Noodle Bowl

 “Make Your Own” anything is always a popular choice with kids.  And in my family of control freaks (the males) and perfectionists (the females), it is especially popular. (I should add that I am a perfectionist because a control freak sounds too negative.  Shut up.  I know they are essentially the same thing).   Anyway,…
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Making Pizza … Whole Grain Spicy Spinach White and Plain Old Cheese

I love making pizza with the kids.  Number one, they are always psyched to hear that pizza is on the dinner menu which means we can skip the overly dramatic groans.  Number two, they love to help — and  giving them the ability to make their own dinner is a skill that might come in…
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