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Creamy Caprese Pasta. Sigh.

Creamy Caprese Pasta

It’s Monday. I know. You probably don’t have a smile on your face. Maybe you woke up 35 minutes late and couldn’t wash your hair. Dumped hot coffee on your new white shirt? That only means one thing. Black Bean-Quinoa Burgers Recipe. Spinach & Lemon Quinoa Bake. I came across this recipe and just knew I had to make it vegan. After a few modifications, it’s now an awesome vegan dish that is even easier to put together than the original recipe. Recipe Notes I replaced the cottage cheese and eggs with vegan sour cream and Ener-G egg replacer . I left the breadcrumbs out to make it lighter/healthier, and everything still holds together nicely.

I added lemon zest, which results in such a fresh flavor. Planning Ahead & Serving Tips. Vegetarian Recipes. Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower 'Wings'. Looking for a healthier (and kinder) alternative to chicken wings?

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower 'Wings'

Try these juicy, tangy, and spicy buffalo cauliflower “wings”! Deliciously versatile and with just enough “kick,” these bite-sized pieces of cauliflower offer an eerily similar experience to eating chicken wings. With all the flavor and none of the guilt, this is a secret-weapon recipe that every vegan cook should have in his or her kitchen. Enjoy! SpicyBuffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’ 1 cup water or soy milk 1 cup flour (any kind will work—even gluten-free!) Preheat the oven to 450°F.Combine the water or soy milk, flour, and garlic powder in a bowl and stir until well combined.Coat the cauliflower pieces with the flour mixture and place in a shallow baking dish. Card Search - Search: "Modern" 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. Chinese Crispy Fried Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe.

It feels like yesterday, but the memory is fresh.

Chinese Crispy Fried Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe

Eons ago, I happened to spot some "white slabs" sitting next to my all time favorite Paneer, in the aisle of the grocery store I frequented. Vegetarian. Cold Sesame Noodles March 11, 2014 Cold Sesame Noodles Serves 2 to 3 Adapted from Saveur Ingredients: ½ lb whole wheat spaghetti, cooked al dente, according to package directions (soba noodles also work, but I find they have a slightly bitter after-taste that’s distracting) – $2.19 4 Tablespoons sesame oil, divided – stock 2 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce – stock 1 […] Read the full article → Classic Chickpea Hummus February 17, 2014 Classic Chickpea Hummus Makes about a pint Slightly adapted from Simply.Food Ingredients: 15-oz can of chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed – $1.29 1 clove garlic – stock 2 tablespoons water – stock 1 tablespoon olive oil – stock 3 teaspoons tahini (sesame seed paste) – $4.79 2 teaspoons lime juice – $0.59 Freshly […] Read the full article →

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Zucchini Pancakes with Sriracha Sour Cream. This Zucchini Pancakes recipe is one of my originals. I have been making them since I started really cooking healthy last year. I am amazed by how many you can eat for like NO calories. I mean obviously there are some calories but very few. For all you number crunchers out there – you can eat 5 pancakes for 92 calories.

(The whole recipe yields 10 pancakes) Weekday Vegetarian: Spinach and Avocado Salad with Garlic Mustard Vinaigrette. Jaymi's Notes:I can never turn down a recipe that calls for avocado.

Weekday Vegetarian: Spinach and Avocado Salad with Garlic Mustard Vinaigrette

Especially one that uses a tangy dressing that can can brighten the mild flavors of avocado and spinach. This salad whips up quickly which is yet another reason to love it. I'm not a fan of raw garlic so I left it out of the dressing, but I don't think it suffered -- the dressing was still wonderfully zippy. So you can customize this based on whether or not you enjoy such a strong (and lasting) flavor. More on The Cooking Project. Best Make-Ahead Meals. Lunch Recipes: Vegetarian Lunch Sandwich Recipes - Martha Stewart.

White Pizza with Spinach and Tomatoes. With my last pizza creation, my chicken teriyaki pizza, I broke my pizza stone.

White Pizza with Spinach and Tomatoes

I had got that stone from Pampered Chef a few years ago, and have never been thrilled with the results. I am kind of glad it broke, but it’s not like I intentionally threw it on the floor or something. I didn’t carelessly toss it in the sink, or even slam it on the counter. All I did was grab it, and lift if off the counter. It almost seemed as if the pizza was so heavy, the pitiful little stone just broke from the weight of the pizza. Say 'Yes' to Pesto. Sauteed Vegetable Gyros. As a teenager my husband worked as a stage-hand in a night club where they use to give them one meal voucher a night.

Sauteed Vegetable Gyros

And the meal was for a gyro. He use to live off of them when he was working at the night club. Mouthful - Frugal Feasts: Broccoli and Cheese calzones. I'm a day late on Frugal Feasts. My apologies; although I doubt you guys have been eagerly waiting for its arrival. I wanted to offer another vegetarian recipe because eating a few meatless meals each week is a definite way to be more frugal. I grabbed Mollie Katzen's latest book, "Get Cooking," off the shelf. It is a good primer for the person in your life learning to cook.

Her recipes give very explicit basic instructions for the newbie in the kitchen. Greek Style Mac and Cheese. Monday, March 28, 2011 Greek Style Mac ‘n Cheese Introducing the McGowan family!

Greek Style Mac and Cheese

Angie and her family are fellow Floridians and they publish the popular Eclectic Recipes blog and the fact that she has a recipe category called “Spanglish” wins my heart. Oh and that cute little boy, Julien, she’s got there wins my heart too. Guest Post: Jessica of ‘How Sweet It Is’ Presents Roasted Garlic, Red Pepper and Mushroom Quinoa.

One of my favorite ways to make a dish taste indulgent without lots of calories is to add roasted garlic.

Guest Post: Jessica of ‘How Sweet It Is’ Presents Roasted Garlic, Red Pepper and Mushroom Quinoa

When roasted, garlic becomes caramelized, sweet and buttery, adding a burst of flavor to any dish. NY Times Best Seller & Celebrity Natural Food Chef. Great veggie lasagna! Makes 4 servings Ingredients 8 ounces whole wheat lasagna noodles 15 ounces part-skim ricotta 1/3 cup chopped basil 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts 1/3 cup packaged pesto 4 ounces shredded part-skim mozzarella Preparation Preheat the oven to 350. Combine the ricotta, basil, and pine nuts in a small bowl. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray. Repeat with another 1/3 of the pesto, the remaining noodles, the remaining ricotta-herb mixture, then cover the whole thing with the pesto.

Black Bean and Guac Burrito – Naturally Ella. I’m not sure if it is all the cold weather we’ve had recently or the thought of leaving for Brazil in two week but my mind has been on my trip to Costa Rica from last summer. I guess I just miss the warm weather and the great food. I really wish I could go back and spend a week just eating! Since I can’t eat my way through Costa Rica (at least not yet), I keep trying to recreate meals that I enjoyed while I was down there. The first was Gallo Pinto - a traditional rice and bean dish for breakfast. Today’s post does not involve traditional Costa Rican food but instead burritos- my favorite meal from the cafe good vibrations. Vegetarian Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup) (Image credit: Kelli Foster) There are few better comfort foods than Vietnamese phở. Love That Quinoa Burger! «

November 1, 2010 by Linda.