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Cucumber Tomato and Onion Salad

Hey there, Oh My! Creative friends. My name is Katie and I am the blogger behind The Casual Craftlete. I am SO excited to share my Cucumber Tomato and Onion Salad with you today! It’s a refreshing summer salad made with veggies from the garden. As a kid growing up in Southern Illinois I can always remember my Dad having a garden in our back yard. My mom made this salad a lot in the summertime with the veggies from the garden. Now that I’m married and moved half an hour…

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Tomato Pie

This summer a friend stopped by bringing me a Tomato Pie she picked up at a local farmers market. It’s the kind of tasty goodness that one can not stop eating! Flaky crust, seasoned tomatoes all topped with a thick layer of a parmesan cheese mixture. I know…you want a bite right now! Not only was it tasty, but most likely high in calorie!   Fast forward to dinner the other night… I realize my garden is producing quite a few roma tomatoes {not much of anything else is growing} but…

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Last fall I made this yummy Creamy Pumpkin Soup Recipe from a recipe my friend gave to me. Well, let me tell you it is sooooo good and relatively easy to make! I served it as an appetizer in small punch glasses for a dinner party last year…super cute serving idea for those who like to entertain! When I was growing up, my grandmother worked as a waitress for a private elite men’s club in the city, working events and serving the members. She also dated the head chief there…

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Roasted Zucchini and Potatoes

This veggie dish is one of my favorite “go-to” recipes. Not only is this Roasted Zucchini and Potatoes Side Dish easy to make it is also delicious and compliments any main course! Essentially it is two ingredients and a little seasoning…can’t get any easier! Great flavor too!   INGREDIENTS: 2-3 Zucchini 6 Medium Red Potatoes 1 tsp. Thyme 2 tbsp. Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Chop the zucchini and potatoes and spread evenly over a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and…

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Caprese Salad Recipe

You don’t need to be a foodie to love Caprese Salad! It is so simple to make with just a few ingredients and the vibrant red, white and green color make it a feast for the eyes as well! This Caprese Salad Recipe is a great way to use up tomatoes from the garden or pop over to a local farmers market to get that homegrown tastes. I am all about a pretty presentation and easy to make recipes when I entertain – this has both. I like to serve…

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Portobello and Kale

Hey there! It’s Ilona from Ilona’s Passion. I am honored to be a contributor for Oh My! Creative blog. I’ll be presenting many delicious recipes in the upcoming months. For today I made sweet potato gnocchi with portobello burger, kale and avocado aioli. Vegetarian sweet potato gnocchi with portobello and kale are perfect for meatless Mondays or any day of the week. Packed with all veggies like kale, portobello mushroom, sweet potato and avocado. Couple healthy ingredients and you can have yummy dinner in 40 minutes. I love meatless dinners….

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Basil Baked Chicken Legs

Hi! This is Ilona from Ilona’s Passion. For today I prepared basil baked chicken legs topped with butter and garlic. Delicious main dish idea for busy weekday dinners. Last time I made totally vegetarian entrée-> Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Portobello and Kale and I hope you had a chance to make this delicious dinner. If not you can still check out this recipe. For today I made chicken legs. I was thinking to make a lemon chicken legs but I’ve decided to go with basil. I like to cook or bake…

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Easy Chicken Soup Recipe

Hi! Ilona here from Ilona’s Passion. Today, I have very easy traditional chicken soup recipe that I always make at home. You will like this soup as much as me and family. This chicken soup recipe is with me all my life. My grandma made it and my mother made it too. When my children were born I brought a tradition of cooking chicken soup to my home. It is very comforting soup that it’s perfect for cold winter months. I always use lots of vegetables with my soup, so…

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Quick And Easy Broccoli Casserole Recipe

Hi! This is Ilona from Ilona’s Passion. I am happy to bring you a new delicious recipe. This Quick and Easy Broccoli Casserole Recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners. The whole family will love it! Recently I am baking more casserole dishes. They are quick to make, and there are many possibilities. They can be meatless or with meat. If you have a delicious sauce on hand, I bet the casserole will be tasty. I usually buy my favorite sauces and then I decide what ingredients will go well together. I…

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Green Pea Soup Recipe

Hello! This is Ilona from Ilona’s Passion. For today I have very simple creamy green pea soup recipe made in under 40 minutes! Soups are very common in my kitchen. I basically make them couple times a week. Mainly we have Easy Chicken Soup Recipe or Tomato Soup. However, sometimes I love to try new flavors. Soups are nutritious and I am happy when my children eat healthy food. The other thing that I love about soups is that any vegetable can be added like carrot, celery, onion etc. Basically…

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