Posts tagged "Vegetarian"

Meatless Monday: All about bulgur

Meatless Monday: All about bulgur
I get weirdly excited when I discover something new and easy to add to our Meatless Monday meals.  There is only so much rice and pasta I can handle and bulgur has been a welcome addition. According to AboutFood, “Bulgur wheat is a whole wheat grain that has been cracked and partially pre-cooked. As a... Read more »

Meatless Monday: The best salads

Meatless Monday: The best salads
I need to eat more salads.  Don’t we all need to eat more salads? The problem is salads always seem boring and I never think I am in the mood for them.  The thing is though, some salads can be the perfect mix of salty, sweet, crunchy and creamy to create a delicious and healthy... Read more »

Meatless Monday: All about tofu

Meatless Monday: All about tofu
Tofu is a soybean product made from soymilk coagulation.  It is high in protein, low-calorie, nutrient-rich and both vegan and vegetarian. Tofu can reduce cholesterol and is a great source of iron, calcium and omega-3 fatty acids. The flavor of tofu is quite bland, however tofu absorbs the flavor of the vegetables and the spices it is cooked with.... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Healthy Ramen Noodles

Meatless Monday: Healthy Ramen Noodles
I love ramen noodles.  The kind that got me through college at only .25 cent per meal are very bad for us.  Despite that, I still love warm soup with thin noodles and salty broth.  Luckily, I found a healthier alternative. Lotus Foods Purple Potato and Brown Rice Ramen with Vegetable Broth uses real ingredients... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »