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by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on January 25, 2014

in random, vegetables, weight loss

Well, life is a little different around here in What’s for Dinner-ville. Since I last checked in with you all (my loyal readers, and I thank you!) I had lost about 40 pounds and was eating and preparing only my OptiFast products and drooling over the low-carb deliciousness that awaited me. The strangeness of camp […]


White Lasagne with Asparagus & Lemon

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on April 22, 2013

in Italian, vegetables, vegetarian

Ok, so it’s been raining here. Normally this time of year is one of warmer weather, buds on the trees, green grass, and the occasional rain shower. Not this year though. Oh no, Mother Nature is ticked off about something and it rained for four days straight and we got around 6″ of rain during […]


Vegan Millet Bowls: Veggie-Full and Gluten-Free

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 26, 2013

in simple recipe, vegetables, vegetarian

I’ve never been one to label my recipes with some “tag” that will get people to read the post, nor have I been one to succumb to a silly trend that happens on blogs from time to time. Besides, I’m a bit of a “food hipster.” I ate things LONG before they were cool on […]


Sweet & Savory Quinoa

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on February 1, 2013

in chicken/turkey, friends, simple recipe

Food memory time: When I was about 13 (so, about 1993) my mom made this grain, quinoa, to go with dinner one time that looked a little… weird. It certainly wasn’t rice, nor was it cous cous or millet… it was sort of round, it had this funny “tail” thing, and it had a much […]


Orange-Scented Brussels Sprouts with Brown Butter

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on November 27, 2012

in vegetables, vegetarian

You’re probably waiting patiently for the annual What’s for Dinner Thanksgiving recap. Not going to happen. I spent much more time enjoying my family and the amazing food than I did taking photos. I did, of course, take some photos… When I was helping my mom cook the day before Thanksgiving, we realized that there […]

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