Enchiladas Verdes

daisi - April 15, 2012

I borrowed this enchilada recipe from my friend Megan after she raved about how great they were… And man was she right. This recipe is a great change to the typical chicken with queso enchiladas. The spinach sauce is what sets this recipe apart, so fresh and delicious. Omit the chicken and you have a perfect meatless meal and I promise you won’t miss it. …

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Garlicky Spinachy Lasagna

daisi - December 19, 2011

This meatless Monday is a story of a potential disaster turned success. I set out to make this Garlicky Spinach Lasagna, but I did it mostly wrong. The good news is, my way turned out great and I decided to share it with you. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 1/2 lbs. baby spinach or 1 box frozen spinach 4 tbsp. butter 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped …

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Menu Recap: December / Week 3

daisi - December 16, 2011
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I really like doing these menu recaps. It holds me accountable for our meals throughout the week and forces me to organize a shopping list at the beginning of the week rather than running to the store after work or on my lunch break twice a week. Run on sentence anyone? I’m sure menu planning isn’t something new to you guys, but it’s a first …

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Boursin Creamed Spinach

daisi - April 25, 2011

The return of meatless Monday is back with a fantastic, super delicious, mildly unhealthy side dish. But who doesn’t love a rich and savory side dish full of spinach and cream? I made this for our valentine’s day dinner date (yeah, I’m just now getting around to posting). I served it with garlic butter scallops and wild mushroom risotto. It was a very rich, but amazing meal, …

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Spinach-y Alfredo

daisi - March 29, 2011

Do I make a lot of pasta? It sure seems like it. Note to self, stop eating so many carbs! At least this one I tried to make a little healthier by adding spinach, right? Right. (At least that’s what I’ll tell myself). Just try to ignore the stick of butter and the handfuls of cheese. Using a spinach pasta gives the classic Italian dish, …

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Hot Spinach Dip

daisi - January 17, 2011
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The second installment of meatless Monday is an appetizer, dip, or pizza topper.  The combination of ingredients is the basic recipe for any hot dip, be it: artichoke, spinach & artichoke, or just spinach.   Ingredients 2 packages frozen spinach, thawed & squeezed dry 1 cup mayonnaise 1 block cream cheese, room temperature or microwave for 20 seconds 2 green onions, finely chopped ¼ tsp. …

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