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stuffed mushrooms
Tomato Stuffed Portobello Mushroom
August 26, 2018

Tomatoes are in season and what a great way to celebrate them by using them as a stuffing in an earthy portobello mushroom.  This is great as a side dish if you are already grilling or if one of your guest is a vegetarian.  This is a hearty choice.  Grilling mushrooms is nothing new.  But stuffing them is something you have to try.  A flavorful filling with fresh tomatoes and fresh herbs makes this an impressive side dish or a hearty vegetarian dish.

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a plate filled with spaghetti squash, bits of grape tomatoes, and fresh basil
Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Tomato and Fresh Basil
March 20, 2018

This spaghetti squash dish can used as a side dish or you can add shrimp or some Italian turkey sausage and make it a meal. You can use spaghetti squash to replace pasta in any of your favorite Italian pasta meals. It is a little sweeter than pasta and it does not have the starch but it is really yummy. You will not miss the pasta! It is really one of my favorites even with a simple meat sauce.

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