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No-Noodle Lasagna

I have to confess a couple of things that I haven’t quite figured out how to replace since becoming a mage. First, I haven’t found a spell more situationally effective than a well-timed threat. But that’s probably true for most … Continue reading

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Not-cho Cheeze!

People often ask me (they never do, I just wish they would), “But how do I know what you’re doing is magic, Arch Mage?” and I’d reply in my biggest, booming-ist “Merlin” voice, “Because I can make nacho “cheese” out … Continue reading

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Simpler Stuffed Peppers

Where I live, good peppers are harder to come by than eye of newt! They’re never in good shape and always overpriced, so I’ve started taking advantage of the fact that no one around here knows what to do with … Continue reading

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Quick Conjurations- Green Drink

Let me tell you about one of my favorite secret ingredients for potions and spells: fiber! Not incredibly glamorous, but it makes all the difference! Opting for snacks and light meals that are high in fiber help keep me full … Continue reading

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Red Lentil and Veg Marinara

There are lots of decent illusions out there for upgrading your pasta- using a spiralizer (which is so fun!) to make “noodles” out of veggies, non-traditional grains/flours, or even substituting spaghetti squash- but there hasn’t been a lot of advancement … Continue reading

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Baked Fried Rice

This statement may be controversial, but I hate fried rice. I’m sure in part it’s because my stomach is sensitive to grease and onions, but fried rice also has an unappealing, burnt greasy taste, even when done “well”. When I … Continue reading

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Emergency Soup

I have always resented *having* to go out for lunch. Going out for lunch is awesome and spontaneous, but only feels that way if I am leaving my leftovers for ‘future me’ to have for lunch tomorrow. Some weeks, if … Continue reading

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