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  1. Lasagna Spirals (OAMC)

    by , 11-03-2008 at 09:39 AM
    This is one of this instances where the shot looked much better in the viewfinder But, I'm still posting it because it represents my 3rd OAMC recipe, <a href="http://www.recipezaar.com/181318">Lasagna Spirals</a>. It's also the 3rd one that I added straight to my <a href="http://vigilant20.wordpress.com/meal-ideas/" target="_blank">list of favorites</a> to make again! I'm glad that I went with these individual spirals, they didn't take ...
    Categories
    Oamc , vegetarian
  2. Lentil Soup for People Who Thought They Hated Lentils

    by , 11-01-2008 at 06:28 PM
    Here's the second vegetarian OAMC recipe I decided to try, Lentil Soup for People Who Thought They Hated Lentils. This is so packed full of lentils and veggies I had to add a good 3 or 4 cups more broth than specified. The recipe calls for quite a bit of chopping, but it's worth the effort. I got a total of 15 one cup servings out of tonight's efforts.

    P.S. I'm a few days behind posting, so I've already had one of my frozen meals for lunch. It was sooooooo good! I just added ...

    Updated 11-01-2008 at 06:29 PM by vigilant20

    Categories
    Oamc , vegetarian
  3. Granny's Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

    by , 10-30-2008 at 02:23 PM
    In one of my attempts to be more frugal, I'm trying some OAMC (once a month cooking) recipes. This is the first one I decided on. Granny's Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili. Making this was a little scary, as I've never had chili before so I wasn't sure I'd like it. And when I started cooking I thought I did something horribly wrong, because it started out as a dry heap of beans. Counter-intuitively it got more soupy as it cooked.

    I only have a 2 quart crock, so I made on the stove ...
    Categories
    Oamc
  4. Bento #21

    by , 06-27-2008 at 11:02 AM
    After 21 days, I think my bento making is officially part of my flylady routines

    4 crackers
    1 oz lowfat cheddar flowers
    1.5 oz trail mix
    3 oz grapes
    1.5 oz baby carrots
    1 oz sugar snap peas
    4 teaspoons kraft free ranch (split between 2 containers)

    436 calories, 18g fat, 57g carbs, 16g protein

    Categories
    bento , vegetarian
  5. Bento #15

    by , 06-24-2008 at 02:33 PM
    The bento making has been going really well. They keep looking more colorful (with fruits and veggies) and my grocery bill keeps shrinking, so I think I'm getting the hang of it.

    Peanut butter and jelly bite sized stars
    1 oz cheddar flowers
    3 oz grapes
    2 oz baby carrots
    1 oz snow peas
    6 oz orange juice

    490 calories, 18g fat, 71g carbs, 16g protein

    Categories
    bento , vegetarian
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