Posts tagged "Meatless Monday"

Almost Meatless Monday: Egg Drop Soup and Fried Rice

Almost Meatless Monday: Egg Drop Soup and Fried Rice
This summer, I’ve been pretty bad about Meatless Monday and cooking in general.  We’ve been eating a lot of grilled foods, salads and eating out too frequently. Luckily, I found two recipes and got excited to prepare an Asian inspired vegetarian meal with Egg Drop Soup and Vegetable Fried Rice.  It was a hit and... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad
I have a love/hate relationship with salad.  I know it is healthy and filled with nutritious vegetables, but I rarely crave salads.  This simple, yet fresh and tasty salad hits the spot every single time AND my kids eat it.  Yes, you heard that right – my children will eat this salad.  (minus the lettuce,... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad
Who doesn’t love a mayo-laden potato salad at a summer barbecue?  I do, but know they are filled with fat and little nutritional value. I became inspired to make a healthier variety from a Summer Potato Salad recipe Daphne Oz shared on The Chew. (Do you ever watch it?) I didn’t have the apple, peas... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Meatless Monday: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce
I can’t say enough good things about this colorful and visually beautiful salad.  It is packed with a variety of nutrient rich and fresh vegetables and the peanut sauce will make you find excuses to eat the leftovers for days. Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce Ingredients 4 cups spinach 1/2 head red... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Roasted Beet and Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Roasted Beet and Potato Salad
This unique salad from Fresh Bites Daily is one that gets better with time.  When I served it with dinner, I had made it about an hour prior and it was fine.  The next day it was about a million times tastier as all the flavors merged together. It became so good that I found... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Meatless Monday: Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip
Last weekend in honor of the snowstorm, Superbowl and husband’s birthday, I attempted to turn one of our favorite comfort foods into a healthier version. I think I succeeded. Healthy Spinach And Artichoke Dip Ingredients 1 can artichoke hearts, chopped 10 ounces frozen spinach 1 cup cashews 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Mashed Cauliflower

Meatless Monday: Mashed Cauliflower
I usually don’t buy cookbooks, but a cute, new independent book store opened in my neighborhood and I really want to support the locally owned business.  Or maybe I used that as an excuse to buy Well Fed, a beautiful paleo cookbook of photos and recipes. First I tried the mashed cauliflower, because my children... Read more »

Meatless Monday: One-Pot Pasta with Eggplant and Mushrooms

Meatless Monday: One-Pot Pasta with Eggplant and Mushrooms
You know the nights; you want to eat something delicious and healthy, but don’t have energy to make a big mess that needs to be cleaned up?  The Minimalist Baker solved that problem with this tasty Pasta with Eggplant and Mushrooms.  Sounds simple, but packed with veggies and did I mention that you only need... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Corn Curry with Cilantro and Mint Yogurt Sauce

Meatless Monday: Corn Curry with Cilantro and Mint Yogurt Sauce
Just in time to get me out of my cooking rut, Kitchen Curry Master sent me this Simple Cooking Guide and a circular spice box with every Indian spice I need to make any dish.  The spice box makes Indian cooking a breeze and includes mustard seeds, garam masala, ground cumin & coriander, chili powder,... Read more »
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Finding the inspiration to cook again

Finding the inspiration to cook again
The past week or so I’ve had a hard time encouraging myself to cook for my family.  I haven’t been in the mood for any specific types of food and tired of all my old recipes.  For inspiration, I’ve spent some time on Pinterest and hope that is what I need to get back in... Read more »