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Asparagus Artichoke Breakfast Casserole Recipe. Vegetarian Eggplant Casserole Recipe (Gluten-Free) In the new paperback edition of The Meat-Free Monday Cookbook, editor Annie Rigg has assembled recipes from renowned chefs to create a meatless three-meal plan for every Monday of the year.

Vegetarian Eggplant Casserole Recipe (Gluten-Free)

We're sharing an Eggplant Casserole that's just as perfect for a Monday-night dinner as it is for a weekend dinner party. Serves 3 to 4 This recipe uses verjuice, which is made from unripe grapes and was an important cooking ingredient in medieval times. It has recently been repopularized by Australian chef Maggie Beer. Being acidic, it can be used in much the same way as vinegar or lemon juice, for instance, in salad dressings or marinades, but it has a mellower, fruitier flavor. Ingredients Preparation 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Pumpkin Seed Pesto Rice Casserole. I have plenty to say about this pesto rice casserole and about how much I can’t stop making/eating it but I feel like I need to get some stuff off my chest.

Pumpkin Seed Pesto Rice Casserole

I have some confessions to make. Bulgur, Spinach and Tomato Casserole — Recipes for Health. Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times It was an offhand comment but it got me thinking about how much I love bulgur and how versatile this nutty-tasting cracked wheat product is.

Bulgur, Spinach and Tomato Casserole — Recipes for Health

It comes in four different grades – fine (#1), medium (#2), coarse (#3), and very coarse (#4)– and each type lends itself to a particular kind of dish. In the Middle East pilafs are made with medium, coarse, and very coarse bulgur. Tabbouleh and kibbe are made with fine bulgur. In my kitchen I use the medium grind for a delicious breakfast porridge that has the flavor of a hearty cream of wheat, and I add it to breads and other baked goods. I don’t know if bulgur is going to be the next quinoa – probably not, as these days so many people shun wheat. Casserole with Brown Rice, Ground Turkey, Green Pepper, Mushrooms, and Feta. This is a delicious gluten-free and South Beach Diet Phase Two casserole with brown rice, ground turkey, green pepper, mushrooms, and Feta.

Casserole with Brown Rice, Ground Turkey, Green Pepper, Mushrooms, and Feta

(For Friday Flashbacks I feature favorite recipes from the past that have been my personal favorites, and this delicious casserole with brown rice, ground turkey, green peppers, mushrooms, and Feta has so many of the favorite flavors I never get tired of. Today's the first day of spring but it's still casserole weather in many places, and a tummy-warming casserole like this one might really hit the spot on a cold spring night.) I realize that it's almost time to stop thinking about casseroles and start thinking about salads, but before it gets too hot to turn on the oven, can I urge you to try this delicious Casserole with Brown Rice, Ground Turkey, Green Pepper, Mushrooms, and Feta?

While the rice cooks, wash the mushrooms, cut into thick slices or half slices, and saute until nicely browned. Put the mushrooms in a large bowl. Spiced Tomato Gratin Recipe. We have family visiting from out of town this week.

Spiced Tomato Gratin Recipe

Meaning, I've been a bit tied up, with not as much time to write. But, on the flip side, I have been cooking quite a bit. And in a change of routine, we've been eating dinners outside thanks to a new table purchase. I'm stubbornly determined to enjoy many al fresco meals sitting at it, even if it means wearing three layers of sweaters.

Garden keeper’s pie w/ beets, lentils + creamy celery root mash » The First Mess // healthy vegan recipes for every season. Pin it!

garden keeper’s pie w/ beets, lentils + creamy celery root mash » The First Mess // healthy vegan recipes for every season

Vegan Lentil Shepherd’s Pie with Parsnip and and Potato Mash recipe on Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf, Revisited. Out of all my favourite vegan recipes, this lentil loaf ranks in my top 10.

Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf, Revisited

This is a big deal, considering I’m in love with no less than 3,000 foods at any given moment. The original loaf recipe hails from talented chef and author, Terry Walters. I’ve enjoyed playing around with the recipe countless ways since I first made it in 2011. There’s just something about the combo of hearty, stick-to-your-ribs lentils, shredded carrots and sweet apple, chunky celery, toasted walnuts, and a sweet tangy glaze to finish it all off. It’s total comfort food to me. I find myself eating the cold leftovers for breakfast in the morning. Spinach Artichoke Quinoa Casserole – Making Thyme for Health. I’ve been trying my best to balance blogging amidst wedding planning and work but I think it’s obvious that I’ve fallen short over the past few weeks.

Spinach Artichoke Quinoa Casserole – Making Thyme for Health

I know I’ll get back to my normal routine after we say I-do, I just wanted to let y’all know what’s going on. Because I never complain about how busy I am or talk about wedding planning on here so I mean, how else would you know? ;) I’m hoping to redeem myself with this recipe. And I’m also hoping that you’re a fan of spinach and artichoke dip? It’s creamy and cheesy with bits of tangy artichoke hearts. Similar to my Mediterranean Quinoa Casserole, I used plain non-fat Greek yogurt to keep it light and creamy but also incorporated enough cheese to please the pickiest of five year olds. I also used frozen spinach and jarred artichoke hearts so that you don’t have to worry about the ingredients spoiling before you get a chance to make it. I don’t know about you but I despise going to the grocery store more than once a week. Ingredients Notes. Easy Mediterranean Chicken and Spinach Rice Bake.

Easy family comfort food- chicken and rice bake with spinach.

Easy Mediterranean Chicken and Spinach Rice Bake

Looking for weeknight supper ideas for the (can you believe it's that time of year again?) Back-to-school frenzy? This super simple toss-together recipe is budget-friendly and versatile. If you don't have chicken on hand try using pieces of cooked turkey or your favorite sausage. Vegetarian? A family favorite from the archives, this is easy comfort food to bake and savor before the fall begins its alchemy, spinning green into gold.

You'll love the combo of tomatillos and spinach. Ingredients: 1 2-lb bag frozen chopped spinach 2-3 tomatillos, cored, chopped 3 large ripe plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped 6 cloves garlic, chopped Sea salt Gluten-free Lemon Pepper seasoning 4-6 oz. marinated mozzarella, sliced 4 oz. goat cheese, crumbled 3 large boneless split chicken breasts Olive oil, as needed 2 large portobello mushrooms, sliced Balsamic vinegar, as needed 2 cups cooked brown rice or brown basmati rice Instructions: Kicking off my first post. Cheers to my first post on the new blog!

Kicking off my first post

I can’t wait to share my recipes and experience cooking in my kitchen with all of you. CAULIFLOWER + BROWN RICE GRATIN. I've said for years now that I hate moving and after the past few weeks I can confidently say I still stand by that sentiment. I know there are certain crazy people who like finding new places for things and the boxes and fresh starts but I am not that kind of crazy person. I am a different kind of crazy person - the kind that figuratively looses her shit when things are out of control and messy and expensive and in flux. It probably doesn't help anyone that I am pregnant and extra emotional so the tears seemed to sit right behind my eye lids at the ready for a quick breakdown.

My beloved husband... Purple Potato and Artichoke Gratin. Mushroom Casserole Recipe. I had one favorite thing to eat when I was a kid. One dish I was loyal to above all else. I would request it when I was recovering from the flu, pneumonia, or strep throat. I would request it weeknights, weekends, and holidays. It was a simple dish, and one of four (maybe five) recipes my mom had in her entire culinary arsenal - we can get to some of the others in a future post. Above all, I favored her rice and mushroom casserole. You can certainly use whatever cooked grains you like. WIld Rice and Roasted Butternut Squash Casserole. I've never been a big casserole lover. Lasagna Tart Recipe. My mom's friends hosted a shower for my sister months ago - not long after she had Jack. Many of them have known my mom longer than Heather and I have been alive, so it seemed fitting to share the new addition to the family with them.

I have to tell you, one of the things you immediately notice when these ladies congregate is how tiny they are - a tribe of feisty five-footers. And they are organized. Like a small colony of bees - on the day of the shower everyone had an important job to do. I snuck into the kitchen just before lunch was served and saw a huge green salad. 40 Easy Casserole Recipes That Are Actually Healthy.

If only there were a dish so versatile and easy to prepare that you could toss together almost any combination of protein and veggies, tweak it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and have lasting leftovers that don’t get old—when it comes to taste, anyway. Wait! What about that casserole thing? You know, that dish made popular in the 1950s—the one that (unfortunately) took a turn for the worse when processed foods started popping up in the 1970s.

Parsnip-Sweet Potato Casserole. As predicted, it took a couple of days for the insomnia to pass, hence the photo yesterday of the beautiful buck that wandered into our back yard Monday afternoon, before deciding to eat our strawberry patch. The deer are abundant here in the ‘burbs – we saw five in the small field behind our neighbor’s house last night coming home from work. This makes Beloved a little nervous, since he has plans to expand our back yard vegetable garden in the spring. At any rate, after two nights in a row of futilely trying NOT to be awake, I finally slept last night, so you won’t be subjected to too much incoherence for the rest of the week. Pesto Broccoli Sweet Potato Rice Casserole - Two Ways! Everyone has a preference when it comes to food. Skillet Tomato Casserole with White Beans and Parmesan Croutons.

Croutons epitomize my every at-bat in middle school softball: high potential, terrible execution.