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Recipe Index and More

From appetizers and breakfast to desserts, drinks, and more. Many of my recipes are vegetarian or can be made vegetarian, and even vegan, with some simple changes to ingredients.

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Browse recipes and menu ideas posted to From Anna’s Kitchen.

* Indicates recipes that are vegetarian or can be made vegetarian with substitutions
+ Indicates recipes that are vegan or can be made vegan with substitutions

Appetizer and Dip Recipes

Baked Pimento Cheese Dip *
Caprese Skewers with Creamy Pesto Dip *
Devils on Horseback (Stuffed Dates) *
Smoked Salmon Bites
Smoky Eggplant Dip *+
Spiced Raita *
Sun Dried Tomato and Cheese Strudels *

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Breakfast and Brunch Recipes

Coconut-Currant Steel Cut Oatmeal *+
Fig, Toffee, and Walnut Granola *
Maple French Toast Breakfast Bake *
Strawberries & Cream Overnight Oats *+

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Dessert Recipes

“Almost Vegan” Citrus Bars *+
Easy Espresso Affogato *+
Farmhouse Kitchen Sink Cookies *
Grilled Peaches with Honey-Sweetened Whipped Cream *+
Quick Cherry Ice Cream Parfaits with Dark Chocolate and Pecans *+
Quick Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies *
Low Sugar Classic Lemon Bars *
Peach, hazelnut, and cream parfait *
Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp *+

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Drink Recipes

Cherry Sangria Fizz *+
Festive Mulled Wine *+
Fresh Old Fashioned Cocktails *+
Lemongrass-Ginger and Cucumber-Lime Gin Infusions *
Homemade Irish Cream *
Sour Mix Sweetened with Honey *
Traditional Sour Mix *+
Tropical Mango-Lime Party Punch *
Whiskey Sour *+

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Main Course Recipes

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Baked Penne with Vodka Sauce *
Baked Portabello Mushroom Caps *
Baked Spinach Rotini Alfredo *
Eggplant and Red Lentil Daal *+
Grilled Orange Chicken
Naan Chicken Flatbread with Yogurt Sauce
Swedish Meatballs
Sweet and Sour Meatballs *+
Tex-Mex Casserole *
Vegetarian Shepherds Pie *
Yogurt-marinated Chicken

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Salad Recipes

Cobb Salad
Curried Chicken Salad
Fresh & Easy Greek Salad
Grilled Corn Caprese Salad *

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Sauce, Marinade, and Dressing Recipes

Cranberry BBQ Sauce *+
Basic Italian Dressing *+
Lemon Dressing *+
Quick Soy-Ginger Sauce *
Spicy Buttermilk Ranch

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Side Dish Recipes

Butternut Squash and Carrot Puree *+
Cauliflower Rice *+
Cheesy Greens Gratin *
Cranberry Sauce *+
Easy Cheesy Roasted Garlic Bread *
Elotes Mexican Street Corn *
Elotes Mexican Street Corn Side Dish *
Spiced Raita *

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Soup and Stew Recipes

Cannellini Bean Stew with Cherry Tomatoes and Spinach *
Chickpea Stew *+
Chickpea Stew — revised 2023 *+
Homestyle Chicken Soup
Mushroom Barley Soup *+

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Menu Ideas, Entertaining Ideas, and More

50 States Inspired Summer Picnic *
Celebrating the 4th of July
Comfort Food Feast *
Crafting the Perfect Cheeseboard
Easy & Casual Dinner on the Grill
Easy Weeknight Italian
Game Day *
German-style Christmas
Intimate Holiday Brunch
Mexican Style Seasoning Blend — great for fajitas and tacos
Romantic Dinner for Two
Tapas Tonight
Summer cocktail party

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