Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Hemp Hearts and Pepitas

Using avocado as a main ingredient in my salads is nothing new, and this Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Hemp Heart and Pepitas is the latest version on my table. The addition of pepitas (pumpkin seeds), crumbled goat cheese and a hearty squeeze of lime juice gives a simple dinner staple a fresh lift. AvocadoContinue reading “Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Hemp Hearts and Pepitas”

Halloumi Panzanella

A vegetarian spin on panzanella. This simple dinner salad features grilled halloumi cheese and cumin-pumpernickel croutons tossed in a lime vinaigrette. Love fresh herbs? This recipe is a great way to highlight them. Try a combo of basil, mint, dill and cilantro. Not familiar with panzanella? It’s a salad that features cubes of crusty breadContinue reading “Halloumi Panzanella”

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”

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”

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli and Roasted Peppers

I’m a fan of spaghetti squash but sometimes struggle with creative ways to use it. Spaghetti Squash Is Not Pasta I don’t use spaghetti squash as a substitute for pasta. I don’t put red sauce on it. If I want spaghetti, I want spaghetti. Don’t Squash Experimentation This recipe was a compilation of a fewContinue reading “Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli and Roasted Peppers”

Kimchi, Tofu and Sesame Noodle Roll

The kimchi sushi roll is the final vegetarian/vegan recipe in my homemade sushi On A Roll series (spoiler alert – the final recipe coming up next is not vegetarian or vegan). How This Party Got Started Inspiration for trying to make sushi at home came from a vegan kimchi sushi roll I got at theContinue reading “Kimchi, Tofu and Sesame Noodle Roll”

Tahini-Kale Vegetarian Sushi Roll

Round 4 of my On A Roll vegetarian/vegan sushi series is the Tahini Roll featuring a healthy amount of lemony tahini-kale salad paired with tofu and roasted red peppers. Don’t skip the sesame seeds in the kale salad! Keep It Skinny My first tip for making homemade sushi this week is to focus on keepingContinue reading “Tahini-Kale Vegetarian Sushi Roll”

Wasabi Beet, Cucumber and Avocado Sushi Roll

Welcome to Part 3 of my On A Roll vegetarian/vegan sushi roll series! Dying to know if anyone has been inspired to try making sushi at home for the first time. Comment below! Still working up the courage? Keep reading for instructions from a beginner’s point of view. Feeling the Beet This week’s roll featuresContinue reading “Wasabi Beet, Cucumber and Avocado Sushi Roll”

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