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Meatless Shepherd’s Pie Its what’s for dinner at our house tonight. 1 hour start to finish. Recipe inspired by Martha Stewart Mashed Potatoes: 3 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes – washed 3 Tbsp butter (dairy or vegan) S & P to taste Filling: 1 med onion – diced 3 garlic cloves – minced 1.5 C brown lentils – rinsed and drained 4 C stock (veggie or chicken) 1 tsp dried thyme 10-oz bag mixed frozen veggies Preheat oven to 425*F Mashed potatoes: boil in water on stovetop until they easily slide off fork (20-30 min.), drain, mash with butter an add salt and pepper to taste. Filling: Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onions and garlic in 1 tbsp avocado oil until caramelized (~5 min.) Add salt and pepper, lentils, stock, and thyme. Stir. Bring to low boil then decrease heat to simmer for 35 minutes or until lentils…

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This is a busy time of year for all of us. It seems like several of my friends are needing extra help due to new babies being born, unexpected surgeries, illnesses, etc. It’s at times like these that I like to offer to bring in a meal or two. Last night I made enchiladas and Spanish rice to bring to a friend in need. While I was at it, I made the identical meal for my family. There are several meals that are freezer-friendly and can be made in bulk. They sure do come in handy when times get busy and/or rough. Here’s a link from one of my favorite cookbook authors, Angela Liddon of the Oh She Glows blog. The meals are vegan and usually gluten free (she always gives a GF option). They are most definitely delicious, even for the non-vegan. If you want to add some healthy lean…

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