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Spicy Mushroom Tacos


This is the second recipe that was inspired with thanks to my co-worker Anna. She told me how she had made some lentil mushroom tacos for dinner and they were really good. The recipe came from Sprouted Kitchen.

Mushroom tacos? Hmmm. Not something I have ever made before, but it sounds like there is a lot of potential for deliciousness. Don’t you agree? Well, not if you hate mushrooms. And, it seems a lot of people have a beef with mushrooms. I know I used to be one of them. Speaking of beef I know most people are used to making tacos with ground beef. When I was a kid I loved tacos (ground beef and a package of old El Paso seasoning). I remember loving tacos night and the days they served tacos for lunch at daycare.

I checked out the recipe, and then explored the web for other variations on mushroom tacos. I decided to do what I usually do, and make up my own recipe. However, the recipe that inspired me the most is this one found on the PBS food website. I decided not to use lentils this time around, however, I will definitely give the Sprouted Kitchen recipe a try soon. I just wanted to have a recipe of my own to share. Continue reading


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Thyme & Garlic Sautéed Portobello Mushrooms

I used to hate mushrooms. Or at least I thought I hated mushrooms. Nothing worse then soggy and flavorless button mushrooms in a dish.  Enough to turn anyone off mushrooms for a long time if they have never experienced their beauty.

I have many close friends who still tell me they hate mushrooms. Up until a year ago I could have been put in this group.

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Lentil Mushroom Barley Spinach Stew

I was excited to make this one.  I woke up thinking about it one morning.  The truth is with this recipe that I set out with a goal of trying to create that rich flavour one gets in a beef stew.  I wasn’t trying to make beef stew without beef or replace the beef.  I just wanted a hearty tasty, I mean really tasty warming feel good stew.

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