Archive | Vegetarian Recipes

17 January 2010 ~ 4 Comments

Garlic and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

So, I didn’t get the pierogies done today as planned – I know, my bad! I was thoroughly enjoying an afternoon to myself. I made jewelry, went for a long walk, and just enjoyed some quality time with me, and the thought didn’t even cross my mind until mid afternoon. I will make them soon, […]

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16 January 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Pierogi Recipe

There are about as many variations on making pierogi as there are people who love them, and homemade pierogi are so much better than and store bought variety. So tomorrow, I am going to embark on the pierogi-making adventure in my own kitchen. Okay, well, maybe it’s *not* an adventure, but it’s always fun to […]

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25 November 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Curried Rice Recipe

Curried Rice Recipe 1 TBSP oil 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 2 onions, chopped 1/2 red pepper, chopped 1/2 green pepper, chopped 1 cup Basmati rice 1 1/2 tsp curry powder 1/2 tsp salt raisins & toasted almonds (optional) Saute the mushrooms, onions, and peppers in oil, over medium heat until softened. Stir in the rice, […]

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07 November 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Roasted Veggies in a Pita

When we went to the Rainforest Cafe in Toronto to celebrate our daughter’s 3rd birthday, I had the “plant sandwich.” It was roasted portobello mushrooms in a wrap with lettuce and sauce. I thought it was pretty good, but as usual, I left thinking about how it was made and resolving to make my own […]

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18 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Tofu in Asian Sesame Dressing

Two words for you: Two Ingredients! Two more words for you: Yum-Yum! I seem to be on a real veggie kick this week, so why not run with it? Here is a simple recipe for tofu, that can be a meat substitute, served on a salad, or eaten with rice or noodles. Tofu in Asian […]

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13 October 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Sweet Potato and Chick Peas Curry

In an effort to eat more vegetarian meals after our 4-year-old recently declared he does *not* eat meat, I am experimenting in the kitchen today, and currently making a sweet potato and chick pea curry. It was so easy! I found a recipe on a vegan blog, modified it (a lot) and made this rendition. […]

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20 March 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Colourful White Wine Curry Sauce

Colourful White Wine Curry Sauce : From Robin-Lee Pereda This recipe is from Robin-Lee!  Another *must-try* contest submission! “This one I traditionally do as a vegetarian dish, with egg rolls or something on the side, but I have added pork or chicken into the sauce & it’s very nice as well…” Prep Time- 10 minutes […]

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05 March 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Roasted Asparagus

…and speaking of vegetables, this is another quick and good way to cook em’! Roasting veggies doesn’t remove as much of the good nutrients that boiling does, and they taste great done this way – such a nice flavour! Roasted Asparagus Wash and trim asparagus spears, and line up side by side on a shallow […]

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04 March 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Barbequed Parsnips Recipe

This recipe was entered into my recipe contest by Kathy and Carol.  It was an *almost* winner – it sounds great (even though, I must admit I have never even tried parsnips) but when I do, this is the recipe I will use! Barbequed Parsnips Buy parsnips that are young and fresh.  Older, woody parsnips […]

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29 January 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Creamed Peas Recipe

Today’s post is all about comfort foods!  You know the ones – Mom always made them for you, and you still find comfort in the very thought of them?  Mac n’ Cheese, Mom’s Meatloaf, Turkey Stew…ah, now you’re getting the picture! For me, it’s Creamed Peas!  Yes, I know – I’m strange, but this was […]

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