Archive for April, 2013

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Sweet Potato Fries

Making french fries has become a tradition for our family over the years. Using all kinds of different potatoes with a lot of different spices to change things around has been fun. I have a food processor that has this great attachment that cuts vegetables into long strips that is especially perfect for french fries, […]

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Easy Delicious Cauliflower

Cauliflower is one of my many favorite vegetables. It is so versatile and nutritious and Delicious! These are two of my favorite ways to prepare it because they can be done so fast. Either one makes for a super side dish! I will be posting other great ideas for cauliflower in the future, but here […]

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Rosemary Red Potatoes

It is amazing how resilient my herb garden has been this year, especially with all the snow and cold that we had. One of my favorite things to do in the spring, is to go out and see herbs growing in the garden, even though nothing else is. Rosemary is one of those herbs that […]

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Chipotle Lime Refried Beans

My husband began making a version of this dish twenty years ago. We were newly vegan and trying to figure out what to make for dinner that we could afford (he was in graduate school), and that didn’t take too long to make, and of course, was delicious. We also had a lot of student […]

Friday, April 19th, 2013

‘1 Million Vegetables’ Lentil Stew

I found this recipe on cck the other night and since I had what seemed to be about a million vegetables in my refrigerator, I thought that I would give it a try. I was hoping to use a lot of them and although this recipe is great, next time I am going to add […]

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Spinach Salad with Red Onion Dressing

My extended family gets together for a potluck dinner every month. We have a tradition of great cooking that goes way back, so there are always lots of super yummy dishes. My nephews wife always makes something delicious including this salad that has come to be a family favorite. I have modified the dressing a […]

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Tofu Scramble

I have tried to make tofu scramble a few times and have not loved the result, until yesterday. I found this recipe on ppk. I did not change anything about it except to add the nutritional yeast to the spice blend and to double it to feed my crew of six. It was not hard […]

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Vegan Hollandaise Sauce

My husband requested some sort of tofu scramble filling for crepes for his birthday dinner. I had yet to create or find a super recipe for a tofu scramble, but yesterday, I made a yummy one! I will post about that later, but the sauce I made for the crepe filling was a vegan hollandaise […]

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Thyme Flavored Barley and Red Cabbage

A few years ago, my sister-in-law made a dish for Easter that was similar to this, except it used spelt. This recipe calls for barley, but I have used spelt as well and it is just as tasty. I love red cabbage and barley together. This is a very satisfying, comforting dish for dinner. This […]

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Quinoa Wild Rice Pilaf with Mango and Almonds

When I looked in my refrigerator to decide what to make for dinner last night, I saw a few items that needed to be used. Some baby portabella mushrooms, spinach, and some leftover cooked quinoa were begging to be turned into something delicious. I had been kind of wanting a wild rice pilaf, so I […]