Most of the time our food treks are highly planned and organised right down to the last detail. Restaurants and chefs are researched and menus are downloaded if they are available. We usually know what we are going to order before we set foot in the door. All the travel plans are nutted out, even the tram numbers, routes and cost of airport transfers are factored into the scheme. Nothing is left to chance.That made me stop and think, what would happen if we did leave everything to chance? It’s an interes... read more »
July 1, 2012 - July 7, 2012
Sunday Minestrone 1 Onion5 cloves GarlicCeleryCarrots1 Eggplant or Zucchini1 Green Bell PepperFresh Parsley1 can Garbanzo BeansGluten-Free Pasta*1 can Diced Tomatoes2 cans Tomato PasteVegetable StockDry Red Wine
Monday Pasta Alla Norma
2 medium Eggplant1 small Yellow OnionCrushed Red Chile Flakes5 cloves Garlic1 28oz can Whole Peeled TomatoesFresh Basil Leaves1 lb. Gluten-Free SpaghettiRicotta or Parmesan Cheese
Tuesday Creamy Pasta with Aspar... read more »
This has to be the easiest apple cobbler I’ve ever made!
2 Granny Smith Apples
1 T Tapioca
1 T Lemon Juice
1 t Apple Pie Spice
1 C Graham Cracker Mix
2 T Butter
Slice (I like the skins so I don’t peel) the apples. In a soufflé dish combine the Apples, Tapioca, Lemon Juice, and Spice. Cover with tin foil and bake for 30 minutes at 375F.
Mix the Graham Cracker Mix (you can use graham crackers and break them into crumbs for the mix) with the butter until crumbly. Place in the refrigerator to kee... read more »
I'm not usually a fan of soup that comes in a can or premixed because of the sodium content. In fact, this one has 630mg of sodium per cup, which I feel is still too high.
A few reasons I do like this particular mix is because:
It's made in the USA.
It cooks in 15 minutes.
Individual portions can be made.
It's all natural.I also like this mix for all its applications. Not only am I able to serve this as a hearty soup, just by mixing water, to my family I can also add vegetables and use the mix as a base... read more »
June 24, 2012 - June 30, 2012
Sunday Vegetarian Chorizo Firm TofuTextured Vegetable Protein (TVP)**Low-Sodium Vegetable Broth1 can Diced Tomatoes1 small Yellow OnionSmoked Paprika PowderCuminThymeGround AllspiceMarjoramXanthan GumSoy LecithinCayenne PowderRed Chili Powder1 Red Ancho Chile1 (6-ounce) can tomato pasteWhite Vinegar2 cloves Garlic1Shallot
1 can (15 oz) Enchilada Sauce1 can (15 oz) of Vegetarian Refried Beans1 Onion1 Bell Pepper6 to 10 MushroomsC... read more »
Vegan QuesoThis recipe started out as a Mock Mozzarella by Cindy Demmer. I followed her recipe except for two minor changes. First, I halved the recipe and Second, I used flax seed instead of whole wheat flour.I'm not really sure I can agree with her assessment of this cheesy spread being a "mozzarella". It really is good except DH and I kept comparing it to mozzarella cheese and we couldn't get past what we were thinking it was supposed to be. To us, mozzarella cheese is white, thick,... read more »
June 17, 2012 - June 23, 2012
Sunday Vegetarian Cassoulet 1 (10-ounce) package Blue Corn Tortilla Chips1 (24-ounce) package dried Cannellini BeansGarlic2 Yellow Onions3 cloves10 ounces tomatoes, blanched, peeled and dicedFresh OreganoFresh Thyme1 (12-ounce) package Soy Chorizo*Soy (imitation) Bacon BitsBaby CarrotsCeleryEmmental (Swiss Cheese) Cheese
Monday Miraval'sVegetable Pot-au-Feu
Vegetable or Chicken Broth2 Skinless Chicken Breasts (Tempeh or Tofu)Couscous (Quinoa)Zuc... read more »
Pentru ca e vara și avem parte de atâtea minunății de fructe, recunosc, nu prea reușesc sa mai și gătesc. Dar, uite că se mai și întâmplă. Săptămâna aceasta am reușit să fac chiar 3 deserturi (incredibil de multe). Unul din ele atat de simplu și atât de proaspăt. Ingrediente Agriș Zmeură Agar agar Mentă [...] read more »
I'm so happy to be able to share this newest recipe with you today. I'm happy because whenever I start changing ingredients to fit my dietary needs, it's anyone's guess whether it will turn out or be one of those mad scientist experiments. I, like I'm sure you, have revisited the kitchen counter many times to try again.I've learned to keep the original recipe in tact, take notes of what was changed, the date, and any comments as to how it turned out and thoughts of what to try next time. Anytime Tea Cake... read more »
When DH isn't making his signature pizza or famous nachos, he's whipping up one of these Garden Vegetable Stackers by Michael Angelo's. We've been able to find these in the refrigerated section at our local Costco for the past few months.A couple nice things about this ready-to-eat meal are the fact that they are refrigerated, cook in 8 minutes, no preservatives, and serve up nicely as a main course or an addition to pasta.A few cautions that must be mentioned that really make this dish a bummer are the ... read more »