Posts Tagged "squash"

Maple Glazed Pork Chops 00

Maple Glazed Pork Chops

Maple Glazed Pork Chops

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Friday night we stayed in for a relaxing evening, made dinner, and in the spirit of Halloween watched Zombieland! We had maple glazed pork chops, roasted autumn veggies, and cranberry-apple sauce. The pork chops are yet another charming recipe from my new I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook. Maple Glazed Pork Chops gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free,...

Black Pepper Chicken and Squash 00

Black Pepper Chicken and Squash

Black Pepper Chicken and Squash

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Tonight I cooked my very first recipe from the I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook!  I made a few small changes based on what I had available in my kitchen, but the recipe still turned out incredible! I paired the chicken with Brussels sprouts and Cranberry Apple sauce to make the perfect autumn dinner. Black Pepper Chicken and Squash dairy-free, peanut-free, tree nut-free, shellfish-oil,...

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10/10/10

10/10/10

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Congratulations to everyone who ran the Chicago Marathon this morning! Unfortunately I did not run the marathon, but I am working on planning a destination half marathon with a group of friends at the beginning of next year! Onto what I did this weekend. Yesterday morning, the weather was beautiful, so I rode my bike to the Division Street Farmer’s Market between Clark and State street. I...

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Farmer’s Market Fall Produce

Farmer’s Market Fall Produce

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This morning I rode my bike up to Green City Market in Lincoln Park to check out all of the new fall produce!    I came home with a bundle of goodies: one small butternut squash, one miniature pumpkin, one red onion, one sweet yellow onion, garlic, a bunch of kale, two ears of sweet corn, one jalape??o pepper, one small bundle of sage, one small bundle of thyme (I also wanted rosemary...

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

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After all of my exams this week I finally have time to cook! Tonight I made stuffed squash for dinner! Stuffed Acorn Squash vegetarian, vegan, soy-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, seed-free, sugar-free, shellfish-oil, fish-free, nightshade-free, bean & legume-free Ingredients: 2 acorn squash 4 cups cubed whole wheat bread 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup raisins 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup...

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U-Pick Farms

U-Pick Farms

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This season I plan to participate in some agritoursim by going to a U-Pick farm to pick my own apples, pears, pumpkins, and squash! You can’t get produce any fresher than picking it straight from the source yourself! Most U-Pick farms are only open for you to pick produce until the end of October and they typically charge you by the pound for whatever you pick. You can even bring your...