Tag: vegetarian

Eggplant and Tofu with Plum Sauce

Eggplant and Tofu with Plum Sauce

[ 1 ] March 8, 2014 |

If you’ve never cooked tofu before, it’s time to give it a try. This purely delicious recipe for Eggplant and Tofu with Plum Sauce is simple and will have your family raving. Tofu is an excellent source of protein and heart-healthy fats. This vegetarian staple is a curd made from mashed soybeans, and with a […]

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Cheesy Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Cheesy Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

[ 3 ] January 20, 2014 |

  I think I love this recipe for Cheesy Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes because it includes all of my favorite foods in one serving. These stuffed sweet potatoes make an easy meal for a quick weeknight dinner.   This particular recipe has a Mexican flair, with the black beans, cumin, and cilantro. But you could […]

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Heavenly Quinoa and Sweet Potato Cakes

Heavenly Quinoa and Sweet Potato Cakes

[ 22 ] November 12, 2013 |

These Quinoa and Sweet Potato Cakes are little patties of heaven! The seasoning and texture are just perfect. I’m officially addicted to these. I’m always looking for more ways to cook with quinoa, and even if I have to brag, I must say these patties are absolutely delicious. If you have leftover quinoa, these quinoa […]

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Apple-Suffed Acorn Squash

Apple-Suffed Acorn Squash

[ 2 ] November 11, 2013 |

This apple stuffed acorn squash recipe makes a delightful side dish. Colorful and tasty. Winter squash come  in many varieties, colors, and sizes. I use butternut squash and acorn squash most frequently because they have a pleasing flavor.  Winter squash are starchy vegetables and tend to range from slightly sweet to fairly sweet. Choose a […]

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Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

[ 1 ] April 12, 2013 |

There are a lot of things I love to do with fresh tomatoes and one of my favorite things to do is to roast them. They make a wonderful sauce. Slow-roasting tomatoes really intensifies their flavor. They end up sweet and concentrated.   This is the perfect technique for both concentrating flavor and preserving tomatoes. […]

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Farro with Roasted Butternut Squash and Walnuts

Farro with Roasted Butternut Squash and Walnuts

[ 5 ] January 22, 2013 |

Farro is a variety of hard, non-hybridized wheat kernel that has been grown and used in Italy for centuries. In North America, this grain  is now becoming more popular, especially to the health conscious. Farro is pearl shaped and has a firm, chewy texture. Often used as a substitute for pasta or rice, farro is […]

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Southwestern Lasagna

Southwestern Lasagna

[ 5 ] January 7, 2013 |

A tasty and easy to make vegetarian lasagna. If you enjoy Mexican food, you will love this dish. Delicious layers of beans, corn, salsa and cheese, this dish gives a variation to the traditional lasagna. This dish freezes very well, making dinner fast and easy on week night. Make the lasagna, don’t bake it, cover […]

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Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

[ 4 ] October 22, 2012 |

These Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed peppers are an updated version of the classic recipe for stuffed peppers. It is very easy to take some of your family-favorite recipes and convert them to vegetarian meals. Replace the rice for quinoa and the ground beef for black beans and you are creating a nutritious vegetarian meal. […]

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Indian-Style Kamut and Yellow Split Pea Curry

Indian-Style Kamut and Yellow Split Pea Curry

[ 0 ] April 11, 2012 |

This indian-style curry make a healthy vegetarian side dish or a great entree. I have been experimenting with kamut for the last few weeks. You can replace the kamut with  brown rice if your prefer. Even though Kamut is very closely related to wheat, many people who are wheat intolerant can eat kamut. It is […]

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TOFU AND VEGETABLE STIR FRY

TOFU AND VEGETABLE STIR FRY

[ 0 ] November 30, 2011 |

Stir fries are fast, use a small quantity of oil and a lot of fresh vegetables.  It is a great way to  preserve the color and the crunchiness of the vegetables. Tofu is rich in protein and a great substitute for meat. Serve over brown rice or brown basmati rice.   TOFU AND VEGETABLE STIR […]

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Winter Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie with Orange Mashed Sweet Potato Crust

Winter Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie with Orange Mashed Sweet Potato Crust

[ 0 ] November 16, 2011 |

This vegetarian recipe is a healthy alternative to the originally Shepherd’s pie. It suits perfectly for Holiday gatherings. A comforting meal with lentils, carrots, turnips,  and top with Orange Mashed Sweet Potatoes Crust. Both the filling and topping can be made two days prior to assembling. This dish is especially inviting when baked in a […]

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ORANGE MASHED SWEET POTATOES

ORANGE MASHED SWEET POTATOES

[ 1 ] November 13, 2011 |

Orange flesh sweet potato is one of nature best source or beta-carotene. When buying sweet potatoes, choose firm with no cracks or bruises. They can be used in a variety of dishes, both savory and sweet and go well with cinnamon, honey, lime, ginger, coconut and nutmeg. You can add a sweetener  to these potatoes […]

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OVEN-FRIED PARMESAN EGGPLANT

OVEN-FRIED PARMESAN EGGPLANT

[ 0 ] November 12, 2011 |

This is one of my favorite way to prepare eggplant.  These crispy eggplant slices are crunchy. They make a great side dish. You can serve them with a marinara sauce if you prefer, but I like to eat them plain.   OVEN-FRIED PARMESAN EGGPLANT   Print Author: Marie Poulin Ingredients ½ cup mayonnaise or vegan […]

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Risotto Croquettes

Risotto Croquettes

[ 2 ] October 20, 2011 |

Croquette is usually shaped into a cylinder or a disk. Croquette is the perfect vehicle for using leftovers potatoes, beans, vegetables, rice or even fish. A sauce is a good complement to the croquettes. Even salsa or aioli will work. 5.0 from 1 reviews RISOTTO CROQUETTES   Print Author: Citronlimette Serves: 4-6 Ingredients 1 Tablespoon butter […]

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EGGPLANT, SNOW PEA AND RED BELL PEPPER STIR-FRY

EGGPLANT, SNOW PEA AND RED BELL PEPPER STIR-FRY

[ 0 ] September 29, 2011 |

  Eggplant is a favorite in Mediterranean cuisines. Fresh eggplants have white or pale green flesh, little seed development and no trace of bitterness. Aubergine, like we call it in french, has a magical quality of absorbing the flavors of the dish. The versatile eggplant can be broiled, grilled, fried, roasted and sauteed. EGGPLANT, SNOW PEA […]

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