Category Archive: Vegetarian

Whole Wheat Lemon Thyme Scones

A few weeks ago, after my husband and I got done making Bolognese sauce for scratch, we had a lot of thyme leftover. I said “I wish we had a recipe to use… Continue reading

Balsamic Asparagus with Walnuts & Goat Cheese

I had a LOT of unexpected free time this weekend so my husband and I took advantage and tried out several new recipes, all of which were really delicious. This side dish (which… Continue reading

Grapefruit Mojitos

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you’ll remember last summer when I tried mojitos for the first time (see the post HERE). My husband and I experimented and made the… Continue reading

Chai Pistachio Morning Cake

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter with their friends, family and of course amazing food! As I mentioned before my parents were still on vacation so we spent the day here doing… Continue reading

Easter Chocolate Bark

If you’re like me, then when you think of chocolate bark you imagine the milk chocolate and peppermint version that’s made at Christmas time. While composing my Spring Inspiration Board on Pinterest (find… Continue reading

Handmade Pasta

There truly is nothing like┬áhandmade pasta dough. My husband and I made our own for the first time a couple years ago after seeing it done on a cooking show. We had no… Continue reading

Basic Risotto

After taking it easy the last couple of days and sleeping for twelve straight hours last night (seriously!), I am finally starting to feel like a normal human being since catching this cold!… Continue reading

Tahini Dressing

I’m not a huge fan of salad dressing… I’ll usually just use a really good balsamic vinegar with a touch of olive oil but this is such a delicious one that I had… Continue reading

Sorbet Mimosas & Oven Baked Hash Browns

Since things have finally calmed down from the holidays and the madness of trying to finish projects for the bedroom, we invited my parents to come up for the weekend and we had… Continue reading

BBQ Sweet Potato Chips

My husband and I love going out and doing stuff just as much as the next person but sometimes our favorite thing to do on the weekend is try out new recipes, curl… Continue reading

Vegetable Stock Two Ways

Last week I showed you how to make your own chicken stock two different ways (a basic stock and a pressure cooked one) and now I have an even easier stock, a homemade… Continue reading

Quinoa and Provolone Stuffed Peppers

I love using quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) because it’s a great vegetarian option that’s packed with protein and nutrients. It’s also a nice break from the usual rice or couscous and now a days… Continue reading

Corn and Heirloom Tomato Tart

As summer is quickly winding to an end (hope that all of you had a great Labor Day weekend), I like to look for recipes that use up the wonderful corn and tomatoes… Continue reading

Potato Gnocchi

I absolutely love gnocchi but I never thought I could make it myself. My husband and I have mastered making fresh pasta for raviolis and fettucini but I thought this would be much… Continue reading

Eggplant “Pasta”

My husband and I got really in to this season of the Next Food Network Star. I think the new format made it more competitive and really enjoyable to watch. After a few… Continue reading

Pasta Alla Formiana

If you’re like me, Monday’s are always the worst for dinner. Groceries are running low from the weekend and as dinner time approaches I’m always left thinking “what in the world am I… Continue reading

Eggplant Chana Masala

I go vegan every summer which means I cut out all animal products and by-products from my diet. Yes, this includes all the obvious things like meat and dairy but it also includes… Continue reading

Mediterranean Grain Salad

This is a crazy simple recipe that will make you want to give up the generic pasta salad for the summer. We play around with salads a lot this time of year… I… Continue reading

Eggplant Rollatini

We had a crazy few days over Memorial Day weekend and I wanted something pretty easy but delicious to make on Monday night for dinner. Eggplant cut into slices and baked until pliable,… Continue reading

Shaved Squash Salad with Thyme Oil & Goat Cheese

In the spring and summer time, my husband and I like to experiment making different kinds of salads for lunch. We try different combinations of fruits, vegetables, oils and cheeses to come up… Continue reading