cowboy caviar

June 7, 2013
cowboy caviar

one of my favorite “dips” if you will for summer. i basically could eat this as a meal…and yes i have. just give me a bag of my favorite tortilla chips and i am all set for lunch. ya know why i also love this for summer? it could sit out like all day and […]

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{meatfree monday} cornmeal crusted tempeh by the conscious cook

February 4, 2013
the conscious cook

now this meal is a bit over the top there are five different components to this dish. yes 5. it did take a while to make BUT it was so good. so delicious. so fancy. so ahhhhh enjoyable. if you are looking for a recipe to fancy up your tempeh this is it! i planned on making […]

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{meatfree monday} tempeh wontons

January 28, 2013

i’ve been enjoying trying out new recipes using tempeh. so here is another new interesting recipe that i found….tempeh wontons. we like wontons so why not try with tempeh. hubby rated these less than a 7 but he said for the healthy side he would eat again. i did like these. i didn’t love them…but […]

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{meatfree monday} california gardein “chicken” salad

January 14, 2013

for those looking to try something new… venture into a vegan dish…. have I got the meal…well more sandwich for you! this was so good….how good? hubby took leftovers to make a sandwich for lunch the next day. revolutionary! My new dedication, love for cooking = hubby finally eats leftovers! I’ve talked about it before…this […]

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{meatfree monday} pasta with lentil bolognese sauce

January 7, 2013

when i first saw this post at The Fearless Homemaker i knew i had to try it. one i’ve had a can of Amy’s Lentil Soup that needed to be used & two i love trying new vegetarian meals…extra bonus is the meal is vegan. my sister Ashley was coming home from college for a visit and she goes […]

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{meatfree monday} kale chips

December 10, 2012

I have to say I have struggled with making the perfect kale chip..and by struggle I mean this is the 3x I’ve made these…and guess what 3rd time is the charm…at last I can share… so this sounds silly totally have not reinvented the wheel on this one…I’ve made the same recipe 3x…same one you can […]

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{meatfree monday} butternut squash quinoa stew

November 26, 2012

this stew is so good. like really good. so many fresh ingredients. i ate it for lunch 3 days in a row. even hubby had it as leftovers! the only hard part making this is cutting up that butternut squash. so make sure you have a nice sharp knife, flat surface and fingers out-of-the-way. when […]

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brussels sprouts

November 8, 2012

so I totally needed a fresh healthy recipe from the post yesterday – lol – velveeta. So what is not healthier than brussels sprouts?!? they scream healthy. and we love brussels sprouts in our family. and so sad for this wonderful vegetable…they totally have such a bad rap. I highly recommend buying from your local farmers market. the […]

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peanut butter banana chocolate chip oatmeal bars

October 23, 2012

So I had some very ripe banana’s to use up…not the ones in the picture lol those I just bought at the store….and I had this recipe pinned and been wanting to make so no better time than now with my super ripe bananas. Recipe is at Sally’s Baking Addiction She – Sally from Sally’s […]

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Meatless Monday – Sweet and Sour Tempeh with Spicy Peanut Sauce

September 17, 2012

Ok has ANYONE tried Tempeh yet???? I’ve talked about here and here and now again today. Well let me sell you on this dish. And funny story so I will try to make it quick. 1. Hubby was not really craving another tempeh dish…but again I have a ton of packages …ok not really a […]

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