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Sweet Potato Ginger Spoon Bread. Different people have different barometers when it comes to what constitutes a good recipe. Some people look for a thumbs-up from their significant others. Some people grade a recipe based on their picky-8-year-old’s response. I happen to judge a recipe by how many times I care to eat it in a single day without becoming bored with it. I made this recipe one night as a side dish for dinner. The next morning, while running behind, I decided to microwave a portion of this spoon bread for breakfast instead of cooking my usual poached eggs and oatmeal. And whilst enjoying this unique breakfast, I decided that I might like it for lunch, too, so I packed it up in my lunch box. It was delicious at lunch, too, by the way. And when I got home after work, I quickly sought out the remaining portion of the spoon bread for dinner. Bake or steam or boil whole sweet potato until cooked through (use leftover sweet potatoes!).

Preheat oven to 350*. Delicious Vegan Chili. Good evening! Brrrrr… is FREEZING outside again today! The winds were super high (40-50 km/hr) and it was just blistery outside. I think it only got to 5C today. Eric and I bundled up and braved the cold for a quick bike ride. It sure looked nice outside though… We both had to wear two sweaters and a jacket and we were still freezing! We managed to squeak out a speedy bike ride, despite wanting to turn back several times. The bike ride: Time: 26:20 mins Distance: 4.40 miles Avg speed: 10 mph Max speed: 17.4 mph Ascent: 301 feet We did a combo of road and trail once again. Our hands were FROZEN and red and my toes were starting to go numb when we returned!

Crazy, that just a few days ago it was 26C. However, it was energizing (once it was all over!) I forgot to mention to you guys, I have been using a new mantra when I swim lately! So lately I have been repeating a mantra in my head: ‘You are strong, you are powerful, you are capable. Delicious Vegan Chili Adapted from Maintenance with Ashley. Curry Grilled Zucchini Roll Ups. This recipe was a total accident. Kelsey was over for dinner the other week and we both contributed whatever vegetables we had in our fridge. Our plan was to make a big pot of quinoa, grill a boat-load of veggies, top them with goat cheese + avocado, eat from a massive bowl, and feast. I started the pot of quinoa with a few Italian seasonings thrown in before thinking about how we were going to spice the veggies. Then I asked Kelsey what flavor she was in the mood for, for the veggies.

Barbeque sauced, herby, smoked, Mexican, curry spiced? She jumped all over curry spiced idea. Neither of us had ever curry-grilled veggies before, so I was just as excited to try it out. And who would have thought goat cheese + curry would pair so well together? Why not wrap up curry grilled zucchini with a little goat cheese and roasted red pepper? Print this! Curry Grilled Zucchini Roll Ups [yields 14-18] Hope your Monday is off to a great start! Ashley. | Post Punk Kitchen | Vegan Baking & Vegan Cooking. FatFree Vegan Kitchen | Sinlessly Delicious Recipes. Punchfork — The best new recipes from top food sites.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe ~ Healthy Soup Recipe. Spicy Southwest Pumpkin Soup Most pumpkin soup recipes are loaded with cream, but this Spicy Pumpkin Soup is a healthy soup recipe, bold and rich with southwest flavor. It’s gluten free, vegan, and a comfort to the soul. Life has many high points, but here and there we stumble into dark valleys, filled with trials and defeat. It’s human nature to not want to think about hard times. When they come, we feel alone, believing that everyone has it easy.

Everyone except for us. Learning to walk through the hard times with grace, is like planting a seed of maturity and true joy in your life. The most valuable life lessons aren’t learned while we are winning, but as we fall on our faces. To walk through trials with grace and confidence, trains us to be grateful, to bounce back faster, and to not repeat previous mistakes. What does this have to do with soup? Soup, my friends, is healing. A good bowl of soup can be as comforting as a silent prayer. A warm blanket. A letter from a friend. Print Save.

Making Homemade Peanut Butter. Homemade peanut butter. Photo by Donna Turner Ruhlman. That 30 cases of salmonella have been reported in 18 states is, of course, troubling (HuffPo story here). I buy bottled stuff—mustard, mayo, ketchup, hoisin, etc. —and feed it to my kids. But the salmonella—have they isolated its source? —makes it an an opportune time to encourage people to make their own peanut butter. Why? At my local Asian grocery, a five-pound bag of peanuts costs me $9.99. No reason not to make your own. Dropping the peanuts in oil. Most recipes call for roasting raw peanuts or buying roasted peanuts. Removing the peanuts. When they begin to bubble vigorously, stir continuously for even cooking (if you don’t, the ones on the bottom can burn). Peanuts are ready to blend. Allow the peanuts to cool at least till you can handle them. I’ll quote the photographer, licking the bowl after shooting: “Oh! Makes 1 pint of peanut butter (a little more than 600 grams), and a little less than 1½ cups nutty vegetable oil.

SPICED LENTIL SOUP WITH COCONUT MILK. SPICED LENTIL SOUP WITH COCONUT MILK // Serves 6 Recipe adapted from The Travelers Lunchbox who adapted it from Once Upon a Tart The recipe calls for green lentils. I used a mixture because I have a large amount of them and they worked just fine. Split or red lentils will likely get too mushy here. I used 4 cups broth because I like my soups on the stewy side, if you prefer more broth to you soup, add another cup or two when cooking the lentils. 1 1/2 cup lentils, rinsed (green suggested) 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth 1 1/2 tsp. tumeric OR curry powder 2 tsp. dried thyme or 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 stalks lemongrass, outer layer removed, lower portion finely minced 1 tsp. sea salt, plus more to taste 1/2 tsp. cardamom 1/2 tsp. cinnamon pinch of red pepper flakes to taste pinch of fresh grated nutmeg 1 1/4 cup coconut milk (use full fat, just believe me) 3 Tbsp. lemon, lime or orange juice a few handfuls of swiss chard, spinach or kale.

The Meatless Challenge: 7 Vegetarian Meals for $10 or Less. Photo: sarniebill1 With so many laudable but expensive food movements like buying organic and fair trade, you’ve got to love one that cuts your grocery bill. Meatless Monday has become a trendy thing to do for both home cooks and restaurants, largely for its sustainability. (The gist: meat requires more land, water and energy to produce, and releases more greenhouse gases.) But following the trend is also a great way to save on grocery costs. As with our first “meals under $10″ challenge, we asked food and finance bloggers, as well as chefs and home cooks, to send in their best suggestions for a meal fit for a family of four. Now Frugal Foodie has a challenge for you: what’s your best super-cheap yet gourmet vegetarian meal? (All cost estimates are based on non-sale New York City supermarket prices. Spiced Veggie Burgers Cost: $2.35, or $0.59 per serving “This recipe is a favorite of my kids and is so simple to make that they love to join in,” says globe-trotting writer G.L.

Eggplant Stew. 84th&3rd | Spicy Carrot, Tomato and Lentil Soup. I love soup. I know, it’s a big statement. There is this little cafe downstairs from my day-job office. They are friendly, and they make a good cup of tea and they have soup at lunch….$8.50 soup. It does come with lovely bread, but really, $8.50? It is not any more expensive, and is actually at times cheaper, than any of the other cafes around.

This soup was inspired by one of their regular ones, and it is so simple I have made it twice already. Also, winter is really getting to me this year. At $8.50 a bowl I had to give this a go. Spicy Carrot, Tomato and Lentil Soup Ingredients: 500g [1lb] carrots – approx 3 large or lots of small ones 1 large brown onion 1-2 cloves garlic 2 cans chopped tomatoes in juice* 3/4 cup dry French Green Lentils* 3 cans stock [or water with 2 tsp stock powder] 1 Tbsp Italian mixed herbs 1-2 tsp hot paprika [optional] Olive Oil, Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper Full Method in Under 100 words: Add lentils and spices and stir for a minute or two to combine.

Serves 4-6. Zucchini Quinoa Burgers recipe from food52. Veggie Burgers for Now and Later. Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on Food52. Today: Gena converts us to the delicious, versatile convenience of veggie burgers with a recipe for Zucchini Quinoa Burgers. Veggie burgers. To many, the expression itself is a contradiction in terms. If you've never had a veggie burger, the whole notion of making a grilled patty without meat may seem kind of crazy; if you're one of the many people who has experienced a lousy veggie burger, then you might not wish to repeat the experience anytime soon. Today, I'm here to assure you that veggie burgers can be delicious, versatile, and convenient: all it takes is the right recipe (and some practice).

So what's a veggie burger, anyway? What I love most about veggie burgers is their versatility. The only downside to veggie burgers is that there's a learning curve involved. 1. 2. Vegetarian Recipes. Zucchini Ribbons « Cooking Cleverly. For the first few months I lived here, I lived mainly off of pasta. In the past, I’ve tried to avoid such a large pasta intake – not only does it get boring, but it is usually some sort of carbohydrate-heavy dish drenched with fatty toppings. Despite these usual fears, though, pasta was a safe option in a world of unknown and un-findable food.

Having explored the grocery stores a bit and discovered some delicious Indonesian dishes, I am again veering away from pasta. That said – I do sometimes miss it. Or the idea of it. Zucchini is not something that has interested me much in the past. I like most vegetable, and even crave them often! Now, I have. This makes for a super healthy, tasty, and practically calorie and fat free snack/side/meal.

IngredientsZucchini Lemon Salt & Pepper Galic Olive Oil 1. 2. 3. Like this: Like Loading... Cashew Curry Recipe. There are a number of things I nearly always have in my kitchen. Top of the list: a can of coconut milk, onions, nuts, and spices. This puts me just a vegetable or two away from a flavorful pot of richly-colored curry. The one I'm featuring today is a favorite of mine and one I make often. I use a homemade Sri Lankan-inspired curry powder, deeply toasted cashew nuts, a handful of green beans, two handfuls of tiny cauliflower florets, and a bit of tofu for good measure.

I should mention that while I like this particular curry blend, other nights I might take the spices in a different direction entirely - for example, by using a Thai-inspired curry paste instead. I've included a recipe for one of the curry powders I like to make at home from scratch. . - More Cauliflower Recipes - - More Green Bean Recipes - - More Main Course Recipes - There are few things as satisfying as cooking with your own freshly ground curry powder. Serves Serves 2-3.

Print Recipe. Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa Recipe at Epicurious. Photo by Romulo Yanes yield Makes 4 (side dish) servings active time 20 minutes total time 45 minutes Quinoa is a fast-cooking, protein-packed whole grain. Steamed, it makes a perfect partner for lime-spiked black beans and fresh tomato. Preparation Whisk together lime zest and juice, butter, oil, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4teaspoon pepper in a large bowl. Wash quinoa in 3 changes of cold water in a bowl, draining in a sieve each time.

Cook quinoa in a medium pot of boiling salted water (1 tablespoon salt for 2 quarts water), uncovered, until almost tender, about 10 minutes. Add quinoa to dressing and toss until dressing is absorbed, then stir in remaining ingredients and salt and pepper to taste. 23 Pumpkin Recipes for Autumn. Black bean tacos with avocado corn salad - dinner party!,Potato and Kale Hash,Vegan Shamrock Shake,Spicy nacho sauce for your Superbowl celebration,Double Hummus Sandwich,Use what you have on hand to make this Chickpea Curry,Healthy “caramel”.