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Sweet Potato Ginger Spoon Bread. Different people have different barometers when it comes to what constitutes a good recipe.

Sweet Potato Ginger Spoon Bread

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. Delicious Vegan Chili. Good evening!

Delicious Vegan Chili

Brrrrr…..it is FREEZING outside again today! The winds were super high (40-50 km/hr) and it was just blistery outside. Curry Grilled Zucchini Roll Ups. This recipe was a total accident.

Curry Grilled Zucchini Roll Ups

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? Vegan Baking & Vegan Cooking. 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.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup Recipe ~ Healthy Soup Recipe

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. Making Homemade Peanut Butter. Homemade peanut butter.

Making 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). 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.

SPICED LENTIL SOUP WITH COCONUT MILK

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. 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.

The Meatless Challenge: 7 Vegetarian Meals for $10 or Less

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. Prices have risen along with the growing middle class in developing countries. 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. Spicy Carrot, Tomato and Lentil Soup. I love soup.

Spicy Carrot, Tomato and Lentil 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. 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.

Veggie Burgers for Now and Later

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.

So what's a veggie burger, anyway? I've experimented with countless combinations and approaches to veggie burgers, and I have my personal preferences: varied and creative herbs and spices, ample use of beans and lentils to add protein and texture, and the unexpected inclusion of veggies. Vegetarian Recipes. Zucchini Ribbons « Cooking Cleverly. For the first few months I lived here, I lived mainly off of pasta.

Zucchini Ribbons « Cooking Cleverly

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.

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. 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. 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”.