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On My Plate

Welcome to my new weekly feature titled On My Plate. On My Plate is a short photo journal highlighting some of my food (and drink)-related moments of the past week -- simply a few pictures with a few thoughts.

Food prepping earlier in the week: Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers from Skinnytaste. This time around I used orange bell peppers because red bell peppers are quite a bit more expensive at $4.99 each. I wondered why red peppers cost so much more than green, yellow, and orange bell peppers, so, of course, I asked Google. Apparently, a longer ripening period merits a doubling in the price. Anyway, this is one of my favorite recipes from Skinnytaste. I own both Skinnytaste cookbooks and use them more than I have ever used any other cookbook. 

I thought it would be so much fun to plant a garden. Hah! This is work, my friends. I know very little about growing food, so this is really an experiment. I figure even if I fail I will learn something about growing food. This photo is of day one a…

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