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New Cooking feeds your body, mind, and soul. It allows you to control the food you put into your body, connect with your family and friends over a home-cooked meal, and save the money you might otherwise spend in restaurants or on processed, prepackaged foods. Believe it or not, making simple and satisfying meals from scratch doesn’t have to be hard. Here are some of my favorite easy, healthy recipes. You’ll find that eating well can also be delicious!


Please Note: Images for each of the samples of similar type recipes just to give you an idea of what they may look like and not an actual image of each listed recipe.

The No-Tuna Salad (from Forks Over Knives)

By Karen | April 6, 2022 |

I love chickpeas. They are so versatile. You can even use the liquid. Have you ever heard of aquafaba? That’s the liquid resulting from the chickpeas. You probably dump it down the sink. You can use it for many things. It can be whipped up like a meringue. It’s also…

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Tofu Broccoli Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

By Karen | April 5, 2022 |

I love this cookbook. Did I say that before? I don’t always use the recipes as they are in the book.  But then again, I do that with a lot of recipes. It’s just the recipes in this book don’t need a lot of alteration by me. In this recipe,…

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Garlic Shrimp With Paprika

By Karen | April 4, 2022 |

Yesterday was my husband’s birthday. He though we should have pizza to mark the occasion but I wanted something more for him. I also wanted to keep to my pledge to always find an easy way to prepare the food. The kids came for dinner along with their significant others…

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An Entry From My Favorite Cookbook…Greek Stuffed Peppers

By Karen | April 3, 2022 |

I love this cookbook. It checks all the boxes for me. I’m gluten, dairy and refined sugar free and have been for years. I also don’t eat meat. Win-win! Today’s recipe is from this book. I’ve made it before. I was skeptical because I’ve never been a huge fan of…

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Stir Fry With Tofu

By Karen | April 2, 2022 |

As I said yesterday, this month’s posts will be recipes that are healthy and tasty to show that you can like food that’s good for you. Today’s entry…Stir Fry With Tofu Convenience that doesn’t compromise food quality always works for me. I believe this recipe checks those boxes. Frozen veggies…

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Doing Something Different For The April Ultimate Blog Challenge

By Karen | April 1, 2022 |

Happy April Fools’ Day! I promise this is not going to be some lame April Fool’s joke. There are others who are so much more clever than I am at pulling those stunts. For the month of April, I will post a recipe each day to help people make healthier…

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Vegan Irish Stew

By Karen | March 17, 2022 |

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My Irish husband always wants to have something Irish for dinner on St. Patrick’s Day. Unfortunately…or not, his days of corned beef and cabbage are behind him. I try to help him over the heartache of the breakup by making something delicious to help him forget…

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Ratatouille Made with Chickpeas

By Karen | March 13, 2022 |

This recipe is easy to make and full of deep rich flavor. Ratatouille can be made with beef but you won’t miss the animal flesh when you eat this. It’s a hearty dish for a cold wintry day. It’s also a heart healthy dish that is really delish. I realize…

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