No Meat Zone Recipes: Vegan Warm Chickpea and Artichoke Salad Receive our weekly newsletter to get a sneak peek at upcoming articles, special giveaways, and behind-the-scenes information. We do not sell, spam, or share your email address. Click here to sign up. Warm Chickpea and Artichoke Salad Ingredients: 5 Tbsp (75 ml) extra virgin olive oil, divided juice of 1 lemon2 tsp (10 ml) dried basil, or use 1-2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) fresh, finely chopped1 tsp (5 ml) dried oregano1/4 cup (60 ml) fresh parsley, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) fine sea salt, or more, to taste1-1/2 cups (360 ml) cooked chickpeas, well drained (canned are fine; rinse well before using)6-8 artichoke hearts (about one large can), drained and sliced lengthwise1/3 cup (55 g) natural almonds with skin, coarsely choppedDirections: In the bottom of a large bowl, whisk together 3 Tbsp (45 ml) of the olive oil, lemon juice, basil, oregano, parsley, garlic and sea salt. In a large frypan, heat another 1 Tbsp (15 ml) oil.
A Tasty Recipe: That’s the Best Frosting I’ve Ever Had – Tasty Kitchen Blog I’ve been intrigued with this frosting recipe for months, not just because of its alluring title, but also because if its ingredients. Five tablespoons of flour? In frosting? Let’s just say my interest was piqued. I finally got around to making it yesterday evening; Marlboro Man’s grandmother has some old friends staying at The Lodge and I wanted to take them a treat. So I whipped up this frosting, slapped it on some chocolate cupcakes…and wound up considering not sharing them with the guests because it was so delicious. You owe it to yourself to make this frosting sometime in your life. You’ll just have to trust me on this. Here’s how you make it: First things first: I made chocolate sheet cake cupcakes. Here’s the recipe: The Best Chocolate Sheet Cake (or Cupcakes!) Let your cupcakes (or cake) cool completely. Begin by pouring 5 tablespoons of flour into 1 cup of milk. After adding the flour, whisk it together until combined, then place the saucepan over medium heat. I’m bossy.
Homemade Goldfish Crackers There are amazing recipes all over the internets—impressive cakes and cookies, pies galore, delicious pasta dishes, fantastic dinner ideas, and so much more. But what has had me a little stumped were homemade crackers. Homemade crackers? Let me tell ya, they were pretty darn easy. Wanna see how? Before getting started, decide on what shapes you’ll be cutting out. I had so much fun I couldn’t stop, and made a Pac-Man and a football. You’ll need just a few simple ingredients: shredded cheese, butter, flour, salt and cold water. Begin combining everything, except the water, in a food processor until the dough looks like sand. Next, pulse in the water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until combined. Remove the dough from the processor and form into a small, tidy package. Once chilled, roll out the dough. Now, the cutting fun begins! Place crackers on a lined cookie sheet and bake at 350°F for about 15 minutes. Then moved on to the footballs and then the Pac-Man (or Mrs. Aren’t they cute? Look!
Pea &Avocado Penne Loading ... This simple penne pasta recipe came about with a desire to create vegan creamy pesto style pasta. I love pea mash, the colour and sweet flavour and avocado seemed an ideal ingredient to produce the right texture. Throw in some more green with baby spinach and green beans and you have a colourful, healthy and really tasty vegan pasta recipe. I included the pine nuts because they are a favourite of ours and give the dish an authentic pesto taste; for a non vegan version crumble through some feta cheese before serving. The pea and avocado mash would also work great as a spread on bruschetta or as a dip with crispy bread. Quick and easy to make this vegetarian pasta is delicious served warm or could be made ahead of time and served as a cold pasta salad. Preparation time: 25minsServes 4 Pea & Avocado Pesto 45g (1.5oz) pine nuts, toasted2 cups baby peas1 avocado2 cups baby spinach, roughly chopped2 garlic cloves, dicedlemon juice Pea & Avocado Penne
Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegetarian Irish Stew Vegetarian Irish Stew I can’t believe how busy I’ve been lately. A huge work project came to fruition–finally!–so I’m hoping the craziness will calm down a bit. One of the things I hate about being so busy–aside from the lack of blogging time–is that I tend to get lazy in the kitchen. Hubby and I dined out a lot last week which isn’t ideal but it helped me to stock up on fodder for the “He eats, she eats” posts! My favorite method for being lazy in the kitchen is to cook with my crock pot. With the first day of Fall on the horizon, this recipe for a meatless Irish stew is one of those vegetarian recipes that is perfect for warming you up on a cool Autumn day. ! Slow Cooker Vegetarian Irish Stew
Crème brûlée Crème brûlée being prepared with a small torch Crème brûlée (/ˌkrɛm bruːˈleɪ/; French pronunciation: [kʁɛm bʁy.le]), also known as burnt cream, crema catalana, or Trinity cream is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel. It is normally served at room temperature. History The earliest known reference to crème brûlée as it is known today appears in François Massialot's 1691 cookbook, and the French name was used in the English translation of this book, but the 1731 edition of Massialot's Cuisinier roial et bourgeois changed the name of the same recipe from "crème brûlée" to "crème anglaise". In the early eighteenth century, the dessert was called "burnt cream" in English. Crema catalana Crema catalana served in El Glop, Barcelona, Spain In Catalan cuisine, crema catalana ("Catalan cream") or crema cremada ("Burnt cream"), is a dish similar to crème brûlée. Leite Creme Technique See also
Fresh Food Friday: 100 Healthy Snack Ideas Join our page on Facebook for our latest recipes and projects! Happy Friday! I did pretty well this week . . . I have only caved on one day to a sugary treat (I will be posting the treats later- they were so good! Totally worth losing points over.)! Snacks right around 3 pm each afternoon are my downfall. I am trying to train myself to reach for healthier snacks, but I just forget. So, I have complied this list that I am printing out and putting on my fridge. Here is my list: 1. If you would like to print this list out, you can either click on the "Print Friendly" button on the bottom of this post, or for a printer friendly version that will fit all 100 snack ideas on one page. *Please note that these are just ideas . . . my opinion of a healthy snack! I know that some are not the healthiest options out there, but there are definitely a lot worse things that you could eat! If you are trying to be Healthier...Try using Spark Natural Essential Oils!
3 Ultra-Satisfying Vegetarian Fall Soup Recipes · Eco-Chick Image via: Sneakerdog Every year, when it starts getting cold, I crave soups and stews packed with greens and garlic. To me, it’s the ultimate comfort food: hot, healthy, and vegetarian. I love to experiment with seasonal ingredients like apples and butternut squash, and add in favorites like spinach and hot spices. Here are three filling, unbelievably delicious meat-free soup recipes that will be in rotation in my soup pot this season. Garlic, Chickpea and Spinach Soup By Sneakerdog 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 onion, chopped 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 5 cups vegetable stock 12 ounces potatoes, diced More after the jump! 15 ounces can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2/3 cup Silk(tm) cream (or other non-dairy cream) 2 tablespoons light tahini 7 ounces spinach, shredded cayenne pepper salt and pepper, to taste Heat the oil in a saucepan and cook the garlic and onions until soft and golden. Makes 4 cups Serves 6 to 8
Roasted Cauliflower - Your Vegan Mom Totally addicting bar snack or nutritious side dish? You decide. I am completely fine with it being both. Incidentally, Desmond loves this as much as Paul and I do. We tend to eat it with our fingers before dinner. Roasted Cauliflower 1 medium head cauliflowerabout 2 tablespoons canola oilabout 1/2 teaspoon garam masalaabout 1/2 teaspoon saltabout 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro (optional) Heat the oven to 400.
Pumpkin Pie Bites I’ve been in a mini-mood lately when it comes to baking and these bite-sized pies met my big craving. They are really, really easy. Let me show ya. Of course, it didn’t hurt that I used ready to roll refrigerated pie crust. Then, stuff each one in a mini muffin baking pan. Press the dough down, in and around the edge of each muffin cup. Fill each pie crust with pumpkin filling all the way to the top. When they come out of the oven, they’ll be puffed up like this. But no, after they cool for a few, they’ll fall and be flush with the pie crust. See… easy mini pumpkin pie bites. You can even drizzle them with melted chocolate to jazz them up a bit. But wait… you say you don’t want to wait until Thanksgiving. I don’t blame you. So… pipe some chocolate faces on and make them in October. Cute! And I’ll say it again… easy! Pumpkin Pie Bites 2 refrigerated ready-to roll pie crusts Optional 1/2 cup chocolate morsels vegetable oil re-sealable plastic bags Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Makes 24 pies. Enjoy!
Guaranteed Crispy Sweet Potato Fries & Sriracha Mayo Dip Right here, right now I am going to teach you how to make crispy sweet potato fries. But first … Let’s get one thing straight. A sweet potato french fry is not a real french fry. I like them, I’ll eat them … but they’re not a real french fry. They are french fry substitutes to be eaten when a real french fry can’t be found. Yes, I know. I have been eating, making and lusting after french fries for as long as I can remember. Best way to eat a french fry? But … if you’re on some sort of stupid meal plan, or you’re all out of regular potatoes, or you just feel like having something a little different, why wouldn’t you cook up some Sweet Potato French Fries? Because they’re soggy messes. I’ve oven baked them, par boiled them and deep fried them and they don’t get crispy. Finally, I’ve figured out how to make crispy sweet potato fries and the best part is you can do them in the deep fryer or the oven! But like with most things, you’re more guaranteed if you do them in the deep fryer. See?
Homemade Raw Vegan Ice Cream Bars! & Veggie Wedgie - StumbleUpon Yes, another ice cream recipe! Funny that I am posting this today, because I started a juice fast this morning! I feel like I really need it because (believe it or not) I have been eating a lot of heavy vegan food lately…Good thing that ice cream does not go bad, coz these little guys will have to wait for me a while in my freezer Anyway, back to the ice cream! I got these cool molds to make ice cream bars at home and I wanted to make a raw vegan version of the classic ice cream I used to eat as a child. For the chocolate ice cream I used my basic chocolate avocado pudding as a base. Chocolate Pudding Ice cream Base -4 ripe avocados/ 4 ώριμα αβοκάντο -1 cup raw cacao powder/ 1 κούπα ωμή σκόνη κακάο -1 cup agave nectar/ 1 κούπα σιρόπι αγαύης -1/2 cup water/ 1/2 κούπα νερό Blend everything in a high-speed blender until completely smooth and transfer in ice cream molds. Place all the ingredients in a double boiler on medium heat and stir until everything melts and comes together. Enjoy!
Simple-vegetarian-recipes.com - Simple-vegetarian-recipes and Vegetarian Recipe Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shooters Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shooters Margarita Jell-O Shooters ~ A fun farewell to summer and a festive edition to your Sunday football tailgate party or gatherings. For another Jello shooter variation like this one, check out my Lemon Drop Jello Shooters cut into the shape of lemon wedges and my Rocky Candy Shooters shaped just like the rock candy you loved as a kid. Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters As many of you know, my Lemon Drop Jell-O Shooters are my issued dish from my girlfriend who holds the annual tailgate kickoff amongst our friends. Now that we can finally make the next one in two weeks, she has again requested Jell-O shooters. That being the case, I opted to try what you see here. Besides how cute and fun are these? Printthis recipe Saveto recipe box Yield: Makes 24-30 Shooters Ingredients: 24-30 Strawberries Margarita Mix 1 box Strawberry Jell-O8 ounces tequila, preferably reposado or blanco6 ounce CointreauSalt for garnish Directions: Strawberry Prep: A few notes: Leave a Comment