Archive for the 'Vegetarian' Category

Cheese Ravioli Pesto Pasta Salad

Cheese Ravioli Pesto...

Cheese Ravioli Pesto Pasta Salad I love the bags of mini ravioli and mini tortellini you can get at Trader Joe’s! This recipe was inspired by the bag of mini cheese ravioli I had in my cupboard and the fact that I needed to make something for the cookout I was hosting for the...
Couscous with Peas & Onions

Couscous with Peas &...

Couscous with Peas & Onions I used to have a large sage plant in my garden which is what attracted me to this recipe. The sage plant has long since died and we, in fact, don’t even live in the same house anymore but I still make this dish. Even though I have to pay the...
Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Sweet Potato C...

Seasoned Sweet Potato Chips I have always wanted a mandoline so I could easily slice things really thin to make my own potato chips or for things like scalloped potatoes. I never wanted to part with the money, however, to buy one. I’ve been looking at them for a long time, though,...
Crustless Asparagus Quiche

Crustless Asparagus ...

Crustless Asparagus Quiche I love quiche especially when I have nice fresh vegetables for one of the main ingredients. I do feel guilty eating it, though, because the crust is so laden with fat and, let’s face it, a quiche without cheese would be no quiche at all. Soooooooo...
Baby Lima Beans with Tomatoes & Sage

Baby Lima Beans with...

Baby Lima Beans with Tomatoes & Sage As many of you have probably figured out by now, I like a variety of vegetables. Some of you may put lima beans into the same category as brussel sprouts and not eat either one but I really like them both! When I make this recipe I usually...
Brussel Sprouts w/Lemon & Walnuts

Brussel Sprouts w/Le...

Brussel Sprouts w/Lemon & Walnuts Ok, ok, ok . . . I know that not all of you are fans of brussel sprouts but as many of you may remember, I am. So here’s another recipe for all you fellow brussel sprout lovers out there. The secret to the deliciousness of this dish is...
Savory Mushroom Bread Pudding

Savory Mushroom Brea...

Savory Mushroom Bread Pudding This dish is just fabulous with a roast or as a vegetarian main dish with a green vegetable! If you’re planning an Easter dinner this will make a nice dish to add to your menu. I have my friend Penelope to thank for this one. She brought it to our...
Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Vegetables...

Grilled Vegetables & Steak We’ve had a few days of nice spring weather before the latest snow storm hit. Since I love grilled food, I had to take advantage of those warms days and throw a steak and vegies on the grill! I’m posting this today in the middle of the snow...
Asparagus with Olive Tapenade, Toasted Almonds, & Feta Cheese

Asparagus with Olive...

Asparagus w/olive tapenade, almonds, & feta   This is a very easy recipe to make but makes a nice presentation and people will be impressed. When I’m trying to lose weight, one of things I try to do is cut carbs . . . not take them out of my diet completely but simply cut...
Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad...

Caprese Salad Usually caprese salad is made by layering sliced tomato, sliced fresh mozzarella, and basil and drizzled with olive oil, salt, and pepper. I only had grape tomatoes but have plenty of basil in my garden so this is what I came up with for this caprese salad. Ingredients 2...