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Zack came up with this soup one evening during a “let’s clean out the fridge to make dinner” night. ┬áThis soup is very flavorful, and easy to make. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive or vegetable oil 1/2 tsp black pepper pinch of red chili flakes 4 carrots cut in 1/2″ cubes 2 leeks sliced thinly 1 […]

Just updated this one. I added the pic plus the wonton wrappers. I made this last night with Seitan. It was a great veg meal. The dressing has that salty, sweet, sour flavor that makes you want to inhale it! Dressing: 6 Tbs. hoisin sauce ┬╝ cup natural peanut butter 4 tsp brown sugar 1 […]

We had a week of Martha at our house last week. This was one of our vegetarian dinners and it was tasty – filling but not too heavy. Next time we’re going to melt mozzarella over the top! Ingredients: 2 Tbs olive oil 2 Tbs red wine vinegar 1 large eggplant, cut lengthwise into 1/4″ […]

With a title like “Pecan Balls” most people think this is a recipe for a sweet treat, and it is…but not in the way you are thinking. These Pecan Balls are a vegetarian alternative for meat balls…the ingredients may seem odd…but trust me on this one. I had my doubts the first time my friend […]

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 cups water 1 1/3 cups yellow cornmeal 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup slivered fresh basil leaves 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese (about 4 ounces) 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces) 1/2 cup tosted pine nuts (optional) […]

This recipe started out as “Beef and Broccoli”, but has evolved over the years into what you see here. What we liked about this recipe from the beginning is that the sauce actually tastes like what you would get at a Chinese restaurant. With the additional vegetables, it’s a colorful and healthy meal. Ingredients: One […]

Even the squash hater loved this dish! What more can I say? Ingredients: 1/4 pound summer squashes 6 Tbs unsalted butter 6 squash blossoms 1 medium onion 7 to 8 cups chicken stock 2 cups Italian rice (Arborio, Carnaroli, Baldo) 1/3 cup white wine salt and pepper 1 Tbs chopped sage 1 Tbs chopped marjoram […]

Not long ago Zack was reminiscing of his childhood days in Florence, Kentucky and this dish popped into his head. The flavor of the sauce is very unusual, complex, and delicious. We like it so much, we’ve added it to our monthly rotation! This dish can be vegetarian and quite delicious by substituting Quorn Crumbles […]

This dressing tastes like what they use at Japanese restaurants. Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped red onion – soak in ice water for 20 min. 1/2 cup vegetable oil 4 Tbs. rice wine vinegar 2 Tbs. water 2 Tbs. chopped ginger 2 Tbs. chopped celery 2 Tbs. soy sauce 1 Tbs. tomato paste 1 Tbs. sugar […]

This great for parties…a different take on the usual spinach dip. 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 medium onion-chopped 2 tomatoes-peeled, seeded and chopped 2 Tbs. canned chopped jalapeno chilies 1 10oz package of frozen spinach-thawed and squeezed dry 2 cups grated jack cheese (7 oz) 8 oz cream cheese (at room temp) cut into 1/2 […]

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