vegetarian

{meatfree monday} chickpea cakes with cucumber-yogurt sauce

October 7, 2013
chickpea cakes with cucumber-yogurt sauce

ha funny story goes along with this meal…. hubby calls me when he is heading home from work….we talk then he asks what’s for dinner…i don’t want to tell him. he doesn’t like chickpeas. and i know him. he would stop somewhere and get something else to eat if he heard i was making chickpea […]

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asparagus ravioli with brown butter sauce

June 25, 2013
asparagus ravioli with brown butter sauce

you are not asparagus’ed out are you? No. Oh good. Me neither. you won’t want to miss out on this recipe. it is oh so good. i fed a ton of people with this dish. me, hubby, boys, my mom, cousin mitch…remember my cousin mitch he made it in a post about my sweet & […]

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asparagus and gruyere cheese pizza

June 22, 2013
asparagus and gruyere cheese pizza

oh my gosh I am hoping this post makes it to you before you head off to start your day. Go to the farmers market and grab a bunch – or bunches of asparagus. you may want to make this pizza a couple of times. I know I did. um yeah….you see that cheesy browned […]

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crispy baked asparagus fries

June 12, 2013
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here is another honest post…like yesterday when I spoke about the hollandaise sauce. i was honest. i gotta be honest yet again…it was SO hard for me to drench my beautiful green farmers market fresh asparagus in bread crumbs. it was hard i tell you. however with 4 pounds of asparagus in my fridge i […]

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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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asparagus lemon pasta

June 3, 2013
asparagus lemon pasta

{meatless monday} yes!!!! asparagus is in season. i love asparagus. like little trees that just taste so good. have you made your way down to your local farmers market? well if not you need to. you can get a bounty of local asparagus. i just picked up 4 pounds. come wednesday….asparagus will be filling my […]

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refried beans without the refry

May 21, 2013
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oh my gosh. i wish i had some super duper great reason why i’ve been away…but i just have lots of excuses. a wedding in Mexico. restructuring in my “real” job. i wanted to post this for meatfree monday however the weekend got away from me with family photos, grad party, my mom’s birthday, baptism and my […]

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{meatfree monday} winter salad with clementine dressing and vanilla bean candied walnuts

March 18, 2013
Winter Salad with Clementine Dressing and Vanilla Bean Candied Walnuts

yeah i know that is quite the title huh….but it says it all. and i really think my photo shows it all. the freshness of this salad is so good… the clementine’s…and then the crunch of the walnuts…then the chewy craisins. i personally could not get enough of this salad. the dressing was delicious…i wanted […]

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cheesy carrot casserole

February 12, 2013
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Yeah…cheesy i have you there…now I don’t want to lose you at carrot. hang with me people…cheesy casserole. I served this when we had friends over for dinner…along with meatloaf. it was a huge hit…there is really not much NOT to like about this…cheese butter heavy cream. I will admit the only bummer is making my farm […]

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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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