Our Pot Pie recipe is a great hearty dish for Vegetarians or those of you taking a meat break! This is one of those dishes where you can add in different vegetables and change up the flavors. When I was a kid I was a picky eater. I had a handful of things that I considered edible and anything else was left behind. No amount of begging and bargaining would… Read More »Vegetarian Pot Pie Recipe
Looking for a quick vegetarian soup? Use up some of your garden’s cherry tomatoes and herbs, in this delicious Vegetarian Maccheroncelli soup! During the summer, we have an abundance of cherry tomatoes. It’s our family’s favorite tomato to grow in the garden and the kids eat them by the handfuls. But sometimes the plants produce in big bursts and we have too many cherry tomatoes. So I love to toss… Read More »Vegetarian Maccheroncelli Soup
Zucchini is a wonder food and so versatile. It has abundant levels of manganese and vitamin C, both of which help to keep the heart strong. Today we have a great recipe that we make in our own kitchen with our garden fresh zucchini every summer. We really liked the texture of squash spirals. The center of the zucchini is removed, and that is the part that can get a little squishy… Read More »Caramelized Cabbage With Zucchini and Bowtie Pasta
Share on facebook Share Share on pinterest Pin Share on twitter Tweet Quiche is one of the first vegetarian recipes that I learned how to make. I was so nervous learning how to make quiche because it looked so fancy! Want to know my recipe for success? Full disclosure: I haven’t quite perfected it, but if you’d seen me when I started learning how to cook you’d agree that I’ve… Read More »10 Quiche Recipes That Will Change Your Mind About Quiche!
French Onion Soup Gratiné Like what you see? Share it with your friends! French Onion Soup Gratiné! This is one of the most requested recipes from our friends and family. Our French Onion Soup is creamy and topped with layers of crispy cheese! It’s the first thing we crave with the weather starts to cool off and we want to fill our house with the comforting scents of home cooking. … Read More »French Onion Soup Gratiné Recipe
Share on facebook Share Share on pinterest Pin Share on twitter Tweet It seems like no matter if I’m cooking for 2 or 20, we always have leftovers in the refrigerator. But what’s the best way to use up leftovers? Make something completely new! People throw-away so much food! Sometimes they make too much, don’t like how it turned out, or just don’t like leftovers. If you are like me… Read More »Best Leftover Makeover Recipes
We are getting wicked in the kitchen today with our Hot Honey Buttered Shrimp recipe! This zesty recipe can be kicked up for more heat or toned down for a satisfying savory flavor. Served over white rice, salad, or wrapped up in a fluffy tortilla, these buttery shrimp have just the right heat, smoke, and lemony tang to make your mouth happy! Recipe Please! This is one of our favorite… Read More »Hot Honey Buttered Shrimp
Share on facebook Share Share on pinterest Pin Share on twitter Tweet Why do I love what I do? Believe me, there are MANY reasons, but one answer would definitely be the food! My husband and I are serious Foodies! And Brunch is one of our favorite meals of the week! Every Sunday we have Brunch together, along with our adult children, to catch up and slow down together. Best… Read More »10 Inspiring Brunch Recipes
Share on facebook Share Share on pinterest Pin Share on twitter Tweet Passover begins March 27th at Sunset and ends April 4th. That means many Jewish families, like mine, are busy collecting recipes, cleaning out our pantries, and cooking ahead for the big holiday week. For Vegetarians, this can be a complex holiday, and it stirs up a lot of crazy conversations around the seder table. We collected our favorite… Read More »Best Vegetarian Passover Recipes For Your Family Seder
Easy Instant Pot Beer Cheese Soup Like what you see? Share it with your friends! Grab your Instant Pot and let’s make some Beer Cheese Soup! I miss going out to the pubs! Beer Cheese Soup always reminds me of when my husband and I used to go out before seeing a concert and grab a drink and food. I love the creamy cheese and light hint of beer to… Read More »Easy Instant Pot Beer Cheese Soup
Simple Vegan Enchiladas Like what you see? Share it with your friends! Enchiladas! It’s one of our favorite Mexican food dishes, and we love how versatile it can be. The creamy and cheesy filling of this delicious preparation is so addictive that you just can’t stop at one. We love enchiladas any time of day or night. I’ve been known to even have them for breakfast! Yes, with fried eggs,… Read More »Time Saving Vegan Enchiladas
Want a new twist on Mac N Cheese? Have you heard of lobster mushrooms? We discovered how cool these tasty mushrooms can be for a fun vegetarian twist on Lobster Mac! Lobster Mushroom Mac N Cheese Like what you see? Share it with your friends! I love lobster Mac N Cheese. But sometimes I want something a little different. My daughter, Sara, discovered Lobster mushrooms and we loved the idea… Read More »Lobster Mushroom Mac N Cheese
Mushroom & Seitan Stroganoff Like what you see? Share it with your friends! Now that the weather is cooling off, it’s time to pull out some of those hearty recipes like our Mushroom & Seitan Stroganoff. It’s a hearty dish that warms you up and is cozy comfort food. What is stroganoff? Traditionally, stroganoff or “stroganov” is a Russian dish that is traditionally made with beef. It was conceived as… Read More »Mushroom Seitan Stroganoff
Basic Tomato Sauce My garden is still bursting with tomatoes, and I’ve made so much gazpacho, salsa, and bruschetta! But I still have a ton of tomatoes turning ripe each morning. Now is the best time to start preserving those gorgeous tomatoes for wintertime use. How To Make Tomato Sauce From Scratch A basic tomato sauce is very easy to make, but it can take some time and effort. That’s… Read More »Basic Tomato Sauce
Grilled Coconut Shrimp with Shishito Peppers Like what you see? Share it with your friends! Summertime is grillin time! Check out our Grilled Coconut Shrimp with Shishito Peppers Recipe! I love to grill. In fact we have two grills! We have a smoker grill and a flame grill because each has a different purpose. And for this recipe, I was excited to get some charring done on the flame grill.… Read More »Grilled Coconut Shrimp with Shishito Peppers
One of my favorite vegetarian restaurants makes this amazing “Chicken” fried seitan dinner that’s so good and makes me think of growing up on a farm. These days, I try to recreate a lot of the recipes that I miss from our travels and eating out, and our homemade seitan is so good that we don’t miss buying it in gourmet vegan shops. I love being a vegetarian. It fits… Read More »Homemade Seitan Recipe
With just a few staple ingredients, tonight you can warm up with this classic Latin dish, made vegetarian! Picadillo uses easy ingredients and doesn’t require a lot of skill. You can make this dish vegan, gluten-free, mild or spicy! Click to go to the recipe Vegetarian Cooking Made Easy! This post contains affiliate links that I make a small commission on with no added fee to your purchase.… Read More »Vegetarian Tofu Picadillo Recipe
2020 has started out to be a stressful year already! So we are cooking up some comforting vegetarian Tom Kha soup to fill your bellies and hopefully soothe your worried minds. Tom Kha is an easy, dairy-free Thai soup made with coconut milk, veggies, and tofu. Our recipe is vegan and can be gluten-free, and can be easily swapped with ingredients you have in your pantry and refrigerator. We have… Read More »Vegetarian Tom Kha Soup with Tofu
Friends and family are always asking for my vegetarian recipes. This is one of those favorite recipes that we have enjoyed. It’s not hard to find great vegetarian recipes that don’t require a lot of time and effort. Our Paneer Makhani recipe isn’t difficult, and easy to make your own. This post contains affiliate links that I make a small commission on with no added fee to your purchase. Click to go… Read More »Easy Homemade Paneer Makhani
Have you ever had kreplach? It’s meaty, savory, and perfect for cozy winter nights. We made this classic recipe vegetarian, and it turned out so good! We’ve been traveling and that means eating out daily. Sometimes that’s nice. But usually, you are searching the menu for the one thing that is comforting at the end of a long day. This week as soon as I got home I had to… Read More »Vegetarian “Beef” Kreplach Recipe
Tofurkey is so versatile and easy to make. We share how to make your amazing roast and our Cherry Balsamic Tofurkey Recipe will wow you! Each year I spend a great amount of time looking for new recipes and just as much time trying them and writing new ones. Our Cherry Balsamic Tofurkey Recipe is a fan favorite and it has even won awards! So, those of you who know… Read More »How to make an AMAZING Tofurkey Roast Your Family Will Ask For Again
Vegetarian Made Easy! Like what you see? Share it with your friends! Creamy,spiced, with just a subtle hint of cinnamon. Our butternut squash enchiladas are out of this world! I first started making this dish a few years ago. My family loves butternut squash and we wanted to do something unique with it. Inspired by the local Indian restaurant, we wanted to bring in the sweet and savory flavors of… Read More »Spiced Butternut Squash Enchiladas
It’s Holiday Party Time! Hey Everyone! It’s time for holiday parties and swanky galas! We have a few of our favorite holiday party recipes guaranteed to wow your guests and make your parties the best in town. Every year I scour through the recipes blogs, magazines, cookbooks, and look at the backs of boxes to find the best recipes for all of my holiday cooking. Each Sunday Dinner in November,… Read More »10 Recipes To Wow Holiday Guests
Fall is my favorite time to make soups, stews, and bisques. As soon as the weather starts to cool, the first fires are lit, I am in the kitchen making a huge pot of something warm. Once a week I make a new soup that we have through the week for lunch. Soup topped with something new each day leads to some creative explorations in my kitchen. Time to head… Read More »Curried Sweet Potato Apple Bisque
Crocktober: Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili Recipe Like what you see? Share it with your friends! Crocktober! I love this silly word. But even more, I love that it inspires me to write more recipes to share with all of you. Like our Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili recipe! This week’s recipe is one of our house favorites. I love to take all of the leftover veggies out of our… Read More »Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili Recipe
Many people are searching for comfort. I know that some are also looking for something that might sooth their families bellies and fears. I hope these recipes bring both.
Filling and healthy, our Not So Boring Stuffed Poblano Peppers with a healthy citrus CBD salad are the perfect way to fill up without the extra fat. (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) For many years I really hated peppers. I’d only had them diced up in meatloaf, cold… Read More »Not So Boring Stuffed Poblano Peppers with a healthy citrus CBD salad
Today’s post is a bit short but full of great recipes that we hope you will enjoy. I collected 5 fabulous recipes with fresh ricotta from some of my favorite food bloggers around the internet. I love making homemade ricotta. It is easy, uses simple ingredients, and doesn’t take much time or effort. Better than store-bought, you can make a large batch of ricotta and use it for several recipes… Read More »5 Fabulous Recipes Using Fresh Ricotta
Breakfast is one of those meals that I could eat any time of day. I HATE mornings, so when I have to get up early I want food that is simple, hot, and doesn’t make too much of a mess.
These three recipes made in cupcake tins are perfect for making ahead of time and popping in the microwave on the way to the airport.
(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) I love Mexican food. Not just the first night, but I love it for lunch the next day. So when Slimming World sent me this recipe to check out. I immediately knew we could do something both easy and versatile with it. This… Read More »Mexican 7-Layer Salad to-go!
Un-Phogettable Shrimp Pho Recipe I love Pho from this little place called Jenny Pho. Here in Seattle, we have a lot of Vietnamese restaurants. This one is pretty “Americanized” but I love simplicity. Pho is my go to when the weather is cool and rainy. But I can’t always run down there when I’m in the mood for pho. So I started making it at home and while it’s nice to… Read More »Vietnamese Pho with Prawns Recipe
There is no easy cure. There is no simple plan. Living with Anxiety is difficult. But there are foods that help fight anxiety! Living with Anxiety is like living with a weird cat, sometimes you think you have it all figured out. You have your triggers figured out, you have a routine, and then you start to get relaxed and comfortable. Then, out of nowhere, it creeps up on… Read More »5 Foods That Fight Anxiety
There are so many ways you can twist up tuna salad. But I really wanted to drop the mayo today and add in something with a little more flavor. So I grabbed a nice ripe avocado and diced it up.
I threw in some spices and toasted some fresh whole grain bread and before I knew it, lunch was ready and I actually had time to eat it!
Dinner is my favorite time to create. I put on some music, sip a little wine, and let the aromas of the kitchen come to life. But sometimes I don’t feel like spending an hour or more in the kitchen and something quick fits much better. So something as simple as a burger can become even better with some time and effort. One night I felt creative, looking through the… Read More »Goat Cheese and Chocolate Balsamic glazed veggie burgers
Share on facebook Share Share on pinterest Pin Share on twitter Tweet This delightful salmon recipe teaches the technique of pan-basting for faster cooking and achieving a crispy layer on juicy fish. Serve over a bed of lightly dressed mixed greens or grains with plenty of lemon on the side for an easy but flavorful meal. Click HERE to go to the recipe (This post includes affiliate links. Should you… Read More »Chermoula Salmon Recipe
In the pantry I found 1 sweet potato, I have no idea why I only had one. I found a roll of polenta – always handy to have! I had a package of shrimp in the freezer and a small carton of tiny tomatoes. What to make?
I love being a vegetarian. It fits my lifestyle and it’s what I need to do for my daughter, who has stomach issues. After being asked for the recipe for my breaded Seitan, I thought I’d share it. Making Seitan isn’t difficult. In fact, once you have made it a few times, you will find that you no longer have any desire to pay the high prices for it in… Read More »Chicken Fried Seitan Recipe