Posts tagged "Vegetarian"

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Black Bean Enchilada Bake

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Black Bean Enchilada Bake
Are you interested in eating meatless on Mondays?  Or limiting the amount of meat in your diet?  Are you one of those people that need substantial meals?  Here are some benefits of cutting meat from your diet one day a week. I adapted a recipe from Tablespoon that is a hit with all ages.  It... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Recipes for Spring and Summer

Meatless Monday: Recipes for Spring and Summer
Bookmark this now.  You are going to want this list of the best vegetarian and vegan dishes to make for picnics, barbecues and your family.  This time of year is when all the fresh ingredients begin to bloom and are available at Farmer’s Markets throughout the city.  There is nothing more fun than serving food... Read more »

Roasted cauliflower with crispy garbanzos and tahini: today's meatless monday meal

Roasted cauliflower with crispy garbanzos and tahini: today's meatless monday meal
Somehow I was directed to From the Little Yellow Kitchen, a quant site written by two 25-year-old gals who are best buds with a common love of cooking. They currently reside in a tiny apartment near the beach in San Diego and yes, have a very small and very yellow kitchen. These non mommy bloggers, amaze... Read more »
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Orzo with Kale and Sweet Potato recipe for Meatless Monday

Orzo with Kale and Sweet Potato recipe for Meatless Monday
My meals have been very soup heavy lately.  Nothing better than a warm, hearty bowl of goodness on a winter day.  When I saw Karis’ Kitchen’s Orzo with Kale and Sweet Potato recipe I thought I found a satisfying winter dish that is not soup. I’ve been on a major sweet potato kick, but mostly... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Fast, Healthy Food at Olive

Meatless Monday: Fast, Healthy Food at Olive
Some days I don’t have the energy to cook, yet struggle with finding kid friendly restaurants where both my kids and I will enjoy the food.  It seems pointless for us to get out to eat if they are going to eat grilled cheese, mac and cheese or other basics that I can easily prepare... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Carrot Ginger Soup

Meatless Monday: Carrot Ginger Soup
I’ve been sensing an urge to do another cleanse.  The early dark nights and issues on my mind have given me an excuse to forget about healthy eating and binge on bad for me foods.  Although fun going in, I always have a food hangover the next day. Fake, packaged food filled with preservatives never... Read more »
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Why you should go meatless on Mondays

Why you should go meatless on Mondays
Many of you have enjoyed all the delicious Meatless Monday recipes I share, but some of you have asked a valid question. “What is the point of going meatless only one day a week?” Eating vegetarian once a week may reduce your risk of chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. It... Read more »

Meez Meals delivers everything you need to cook Meatless Monday dinner

Meez Meals delivers everything you need to cook Meatless Monday dinner
Do you love to cook but don’t have time to get the right ingredients? Do you want to learn to prepare healthy meals for your family? Are you struggling to find unique vegetarian recipes? Are you home with young kids or busy at work and can’t get to the store to buy fresh ingredients? I... Read more »

New York, Home & Meatless Monday

I just returned home from a weekend away.  Traveling to New York and New Jersey through five year old’s eyes opened my own eyes.  Energetic, entertained and engulfed in his current surroundings.  I experienced some bad travel moments with this same child.  At nine months flying to Philadelphia with my mother-in-law.  There was nothing that could... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Quinoa Burgers

Another Chicago Now blogger wrote a compelling piece about the superfood quinoa and suggested this week’s recipe.  I didn’t know much about quinoa and did some research. Quinoa, pronounced keenwa, has a very high protein content and contains amino acids, which can ward of illnesses.  In addition, it contains a large amount of fiber and iron.  Quinoa... Read more »