Tag: vegan

Orange Ginger Glazed Carrots

Orange Ginger Carrots

So, my husband HATES and I mean HATES cooked carrots. While he still doesn’t love this recipe it is one of the very few (possible only) cooked carrot recipe he can stomach. So to me that’s a win! 😀 It’s nice and easy and simple. It makes a great side dish to so many meals….


Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos

These burritos makes a great meatless dinner option. They are full of flavor, sweet and spicy, and packed with nutrients. But the super great thing about these is they can easily be frozen and reheated later, great for lunches or busy nights. I like to make an avocado garnish with with (I just love avocado…


Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

Ok, yes, this is VERY similar to my pumpkin curry sauce. Just with more broth, lol. But it really is so good, makes a great soup or sauce! I even used the leftovers from this soup to pour over some sauteed mushrooms for a soupy lunch, it was delish! There’s other good pumpkin soups, maybe…


Marinated Dill Cucumbers

Marinated Dill Cucumbers

So, kind of randomly (I think they may have been leftover from they’re event the night before) but Ikea had these marinated cucumbers in their salad bar, we go to Ikea more than I would like to admit…. The kids love playing there. But they were really good! And I know right then I was…


Curried Cauliflower

Curried Cauliflower

Cauliflower I have heard is one the the healthiest food with high nutrient density and low cal, it’s very versatile, and the best part? My 4 year old is soo in love with it! How can you say no to a 4 year old begging for a certain vegetable at the store? Anything to get…


Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad

This is a great quick and easy side! Or a great base to a more elaborate salad, try adding some olives and feta cheese, amazing! There are a lot of possibilities you can do using this as a base if you want to get creative 🙂 If you do something fun, share your ideas with…


Quinoa Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh, tabouli, tabbouli, tabboulah

Looking for a flavorful, protein packed vegetarian meal? This is perfect! If you leave out the feta makes a great vegan dish as well. Or it makes a great side dish too. I served it the other night with a mint basil pesto chicken, they were delish together! The use of quinoa in this Tabbouleh…


Cinco de Mayo!

Tortilla Chips, Pico De Gallo, Guacamole

Cinco de Mayo! Get your celebration started right with this trio of recipes. Chips, guacamole, and pico de gallo, all YUM! I get my tortilla’s from a hispanic grocery store that makes them right there in the store, still warm when I get them and so so good, I think that is a major key…


Baba Ganoush

I decided to make baba ganoush with those baby eggplants I bought. I probably looked at  100 recipes and then of course just winged it after that and based it off what I had in my kitchen. I didn’t have any lemons, but I did have several grapefruits in desperate need of being used up,…


Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tostadas

You wanna know a secret to amazing tostadas?? Make the shells yourself! So good! I would love to make my own corn tortillas sometime, but right now I get them a Hispanic grocery store and they are amazing. They are fresh made in the store and still warm when I get them (shh, I usually…