Recipes by chef regina

 My hope is that you will find recipe inspiration and education for your own cooking journey. Learn more about how you can create delicious meals for yourself, family, and friends!

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Lemon Butter Fish may be more frequently ordered at restaurants than made at home. It’s not your typical Tuesday night, in-between after a long day’s meal. But it can be. And it is.  This Easy Lemon Butter Fish goes from stovetop to tabletop with five ingredients in just 20 minutes. This recipe is fabulous with […]

Lemon Butter Fish

lemon butter fish on top of a bed of asparagus and vegetable rice



Potato-leek soup in a white porcelain bowl. Topped with croutons.

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This recipe is an offshoot of the more French classic potato leek soups. This is sort of a meat-and-potatoes type of recipe! It has a bit of cheese and can be served chunky or smooth.  You can even add some carrots and parsnips along with the potatoes in Step 2 for a bit of extra […]

Potato Leek Soup with Cheese

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This thick and creamy pumpkin soup is simple to make using canned pumpkin puree!  Caramelized onions and paired with autumnal spices of cinnamon, nutmeg, thyme and ginger give this favorite soup an amazing warm flavor! You’re still using a grocery store shortcut (canned pumpkin), but you get total control over the flavor, it’s a time […]

Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pepitas

orange pureed pumpkin soup topped with pumpkin seeds and flaky salt served in a white bowl with a blue rim



lentil soup with red diced tomatoes

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Lentil soup is a culinary wonder. It’s creamy without any dairy, satisfying and protein-packed without any meat, and easy to make from a handful of kitchen staples. Essentially, lentil soup is everything we need right now. This lentil soup recipe is a few years in the making: Having been disappointed by too many lentil soup […]

The Absolute Yummy Lentil Soup

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Just about any vegetable or protein you love is perfect for this quiche recipe. However, keep in mind that most vegetables and proteins need to be pre-cooked a little bit before putting them in a meatless quiche. Also please be aware you will only need about 2 cups of add-ins veggies and protein. Remember- the […]

Vegetable Quiche

baked vegetable quiche with asparagus and tomatoes


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Chicken Marsala, a delicious yet surprisingly easy one-pot chicken dinner. An  Italian-American dish of golden pan-fried chicken cutlets and mushrooms in a rich Marsala wine sauce. 

Creamy Chicken Marsala

Angel Hair Pasta Topped with Pan Fried Chicken Pieces in a White Bowl