Vegetarian Meal Ideas

{recipe} Tomato Rosemary Scones

April 1, 2013
rosemary tomato scone

Ever had a savory scone? I hadn’t…until my sister brought over these tomato rosemary scones for Easter brunch.  I love scones, they’re probably my most favorite bakery food and I would choose a scone over a donut or a bagel any day. I’ve tried to make them a few times before but being the non-baker […]

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5 Ways with Meyer Lemons

January 23, 2013

I bought meyer lemons last week and they are still sitting in my fridge. I need to use them.  I’ve been searching online for some fun recipes that use ingredients I already have in my pantry. I turned to Google and Pinterest to find recipes with food I have on hand.  I searched cauliflower, lentils, […]

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{recipe} Avocado & Pomegranate Salsa

December 27, 2012

I love a dish that transforms a familiar taste into something amazing….like this sweet and savory salsa.  It’s like guacamole kicked up a few notches. Which is tough, since  guac is quite perfect on it’s own.  But let me tell you, I could have eaten the entire bowl of this delicious salsa. For one, it’s gorgeous! […]

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{recipe} Black Pepper Tempeh with Cauliflower & Kale

November 26, 2012

Happy post-Thanksgiving holiday and let’s give a warm welcome to Meatless Monday. Yes? I went to Trader Joe’s Sunday afternoon thinking nobody would be there but it was jam-packed with people. I was kind of surprised with all the leftovers abound! I’m still working on my pantry challenge (have yet to put a dent in […]

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{recipe} Butternut Squash with Leeks & Baby Spinach

November 15, 2012

This recipe is the love child of this dish and the contents of my refrigerator. It came out quite tasty, if not delicious.  Next time I would probably use lentils instead of quinoa just to make it more hearty…and because I’m a little obsessed with lentils. In case you didn’t know, butternut squash is not just […]

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{recipe redux} Roasted Butternut Squash with Lentils and Walnuts

October 21, 2012

Orange foods is the recipe redux topic this month and I could not love it more.  This is my favorite time of year! Love the beautiful leaves on the trees, the perfect weather, and the amazing fall produce.  I’ve been waiting to make a butternut squash salad, so here you have it. I’m a pretty […]

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{recipe} Roasted Herb Potatoes

October 11, 2012

I love a good roasted potato.  I actually love most any veggie that’s been roasted.  Roasting brings out the natural sweetness in veggies (especially root vegetables like potatoes, carrots, parsnips, yams, and turnips) and I love the crispy on the outside, soft on the inside effect.  If you’re looking for something warm and comforting (and […]

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{recipe redux} Easy Raw Zucchini Pasta

July 21, 2012

For July’s Recipe Redux cooking challenge, I am creating a no-cook, beat-the-heat recipe to celebrate the dog days of summer. It’s been so hot in the DC area I have hardly felt like eating, much less cooking!  This recipe is the perfect quick and easy meal. And by quick I mean it took me less than 10 […]

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