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34 recipe submissions by the Mothering community.

Homemade ketchup recipe from Peas of Mind

I just got this awesome recipe from Tami at Peas of Mind, a company that makes healthy frozen vegetable fries, among other things. When I was growing up, it was a big joke that ketchup was considered a vegetable by the Reagan administration. However, this ketchup recipe is indeed made up of vegetables, along with seasonings. My kids go through a ton of it, which makes me feel better about forgetting to stick something green on their plates now and then. Rustic Homemade Ketchup ½ a large onion, red or white, diced, about 1 cup 1 teaspoons... read more

Video- Pumpkin Seed Parsley Garnish

Pumpkin Seed Parsley Garnish from Cookus Interruptus   Another great use for those Halloween pumpkin seeds. Get full information and comments on this video at the Cookus Interruptus website. read more

French Bean Casserole

  2 pounds fresh string beans, cut French style (lengthwise)   2 cups sweet onions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon crushed basil 1-2 thinly sliced tomatoes 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons melted butter   Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook beans. Sauté onions in butter until tender, then stir in flour. Layer half of onions and half of beans in 1 1/2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with basil, top with remaining onions and beans. Top with tomato slices, bread crumbs, cheese, and melted butter. Bake 25... read more

Pumpkin Bread

  This moist, flavorful bread is perfect for autumn or winter. Vary the sweetener to your taste. The lesser amount of maple syrup makes a bread that goes well with soup or salad; the greater amount of sweetener makes it more of a dessert.   2 eggs   1/3 to 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 1/4 cups mashed cooked pumpkin 1/2 cup oil 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup plain yogurt or buttermilk 1 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons whole wheat or spelt flour 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1/2 cup chopped walnuts   Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Oil a loaf pan or 8-inch square... read more

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