Blast from the past…with a new twist

BROCCOLI-QUINOA CASSEROLE  You remember this dish… from every church pot luck, community cookbook, and Gramma’s table.  Yes, THAT broccoli-rice casserole.  Bubbly, cheesy, rich, and so very good.  Old-fashioned comfort food, personified. Since I love using quinoa in everything calling for rice (less starchy, more protein) I thought I’d give it a try in this one….

Creamy Broccoli Chowder – comfort in a bowl.

CREAMY BROCCOLI CHOWDER This chowder is one that I turn to a lot, especially when I want a soothing and substantial meal. You can swap the broccoli for any other vegetable.  The cheese is optional and gives a completely different taste.  The carbs come from the garden vegetables and it’s the perfect soup to add…

Party platter empty? Not anymore!

BROCCOLI-CHEESE QUICHE BITES YUM, yummy…anything quiche-like is on my list of favorites! I’ve made it meatless, but adding salmon or bacon would be great. ~~~~   Vegetable cooking spray 2 cups broccoli florets 1/4 cup diced red pepper 4 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Dash cayenne pepper 3 tablespoons flour 1 cup…