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Southwestern Roasted Cauliflower Pizza

June 23, 2015  |  Cheese, Comfort, Dinner, Easy, Lunch, Pizza, Savory, Vegetables  |  36 Comments

Look at that, a vegetarian meal and you would hardly know it by the looks of this loaded pizza. Generally, I love my pizza loaded to please my inner carnivore.


But this time around, I decided to trade in my usual meaty pizza for a vegetarian spin as part of my sponsorship with Ford and their Switch It Up Series.

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Spinach and Leek Quiche

Summer is quickly setting in now that the kids are out of school. That means long days trying to beat the summer heat. Aside from going to the pool and the beach alot to stay cool, I’m going to be all about easy meals. And meals that won’t heat up the house with long oven cooking or baking time.

Spinach and Leek Quiche + Real Food by Dad

Keeping that in mind, I’ll be utilizing the new Sharp R-830 Convection Microwave Oven as my latest kitchen gadget to keep summers cooler and cooking times faster. It’s a countertop unit that’s a combination of a standard microwave oven and a convection oven. The dual model cooks food quickly, while still being able to brown and crisp things like a traditional oven.

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Grilled Lamb Salad Bowls

June 14, 2015  |  Dinner, Easy, Family, Lamb, Lunch, Quick, Salad, Savory, Vegetarian  |  44 Comments

Admittedly, I’m not much for salad. Generally they are too light, and often times it’s hard on my stomach. But throw some hearty meat in there like grilled lamb sliced paper-thin and I’ll take it all with some crunch—gotta have the crunch, because crisp lettuce is just not enough texture.

Grilled Lamb Bowls via Real Food by Dad

I know it’s untraditional to throw tortillas strips in a Mediterranean-like bowl but I’m taking some liberties and mixing things up.

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