Easy Tomato Eggplant Sauce

As we creep toward the middle of summer, motivation to keep up with the vegetable garden starts to dwindle. When you find that your tomato plants have gotten a little out of control, grab a bowl and start collecting the damaged or overripe fruits. Time to make a rich roasted tomato eggplant sauce that youContinue reading “Easy Tomato Eggplant Sauce”

Real Tuna Salad

Do you love tuna salad sandwiches like I do? Everyone has a preference on what makes a perfect tuna salad. There are also a million adaptations – yogurt instead of mayo? Hard boiled eggs? Pickles? Capers? BBQ sauce? (YUCK – but I’ve seen it). I learned a recipe for “real” tuna salad in college whenContinue reading “Real Tuna Salad”

Roasted Sweet Potato Fiesta Bowl

If you love nachos, you are going to love this Roasted Sweet Potato Fiesta Bowl! Healthy roasted sweet potatoes topped with spicy cumin black beans, seared fresh corn, avocado, queso fresco, yogurt, cilantro and Fritos. It has all the flavors and crunch you’re craving in a hearty, vegetarian dinner. Yum! Sweet Inspiration My inspiration forContinue reading “Roasted Sweet Potato Fiesta Bowl”

Grilled Summer Squash & Black Bean Tacos

Go vegetarian on Taco Tuesday with a super easy grilled squash and black bean taco! Beat the Meat Black beans seasoned with cumin, chili powder and lime are the base for this vegetarian squash taco. It’s as easy as it sounds. Rinse and drain a can of black beans, put in saucepan, add seasonings andContinue reading “Grilled Summer Squash & Black Bean Tacos”

Roasted Eggplant, Red Pepper & Cherry Tomato Linguine

Summer’s hottest days are here….and so is summer eggplant! I can’t resist the dark purple beauties when I see them at the market. Roasting eggplant until it is gooey and caramelized is my favorite way to prepare it. Throw some crisp, red bell pepper in the mix and some roasted cherry tomatoes and you’ve gotContinue reading “Roasted Eggplant, Red Pepper & Cherry Tomato Linguine”

Roasted Carrot & Farro Salad with Tarragon

This is my new favorite spring dinner dish. If you aren’t familiar with farro, time to try it. Roasted Carrot & Farro Salad with Tarragon is a perfect light vegetarian weeknight meal but elegant enough for your next dinner party. The stars of this vegetarian dish are not the players you’d expect. For me, itContinue reading “Roasted Carrot & Farro Salad with Tarragon”

Baked Cauliflower Quinoa Ricotta Meatballs with Fresh Herbs

Frittata Fans were pretty excited when I posted Baked Cauliflower Quinoa Meatballs in Turmeric Sauce. The vegetarian cauliflower meatball recipe is definitely a crowd pleaser. It has all the warm, comfort food components that you need for a chilly winter night. Now that warmer weather is here, I wanted to try a spring version. TheContinue reading “Baked Cauliflower Quinoa Ricotta Meatballs with Fresh Herbs”

Finding A Way to Love Tempeh

I did a little unplanned experiment recently. Starting talking about my quest to find the best way to cook tempeh. My friends are used to me giving a rundown of what I made last night or what I’m making for the next 3 days. I talk ingredients and method and wait to see if itContinue reading “Finding A Way to Love Tempeh”

Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Frittata

Easter Sunday is nearly upon us. Time to start thinking about a fabulous Easter brunch menu. This mushroom frittata is dressed in its Sunday best after the star ingredient get a little simmer in butter and white wine. ‘Fraid of Fungus? Are you afraid of mushrooms? I used to be. Raw mushrooms elicit strong reactions.Continue reading “Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Frittata”

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