Tag Archive: meatless

White Bean Burgers with Sundried Tomato and Herbs


I love grilling in the summer.  But, I find that I often fall into a burger rut.  We offer to have friends over to cook out, and I end up making the same beef burgers over and over and over again. Don’t get me wrong… The burgers are delicious, but we really try not to…

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup


I feel kind of silly writing about soup when the temperatures are going to be in the 80s for a few days this week. Just a few days ago, however, it felt like winter. And, if the last few months are any indication of the weather patterns we will have this spring, I’m guessing that there…

Spinach, Mushroom, and Pumpkin Frittata

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Frittatas have always been a favorite for quick lunches and dinners at my house.  I love them for a variety of reasons.  The obvious reason is that they are fast and easy.  I can whip up a frittata in about 20 minutes and even wash the dishes while it is cooking.  All I have to…

Roasted Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad


I’ve heard a lot of people say they think it’s easiest to eat well in the summer… After all, there is a wide variety of fresh produce readily available and we are all supposed to just whip up a salad for lunch and dinner every day. I don’t know about you, but that’s not generally…

Friday Favorites – Episode 136


It’s been a busy week at my place.  My hubby has been traveling and Yellowdog and I have done our best to hold down the fort. Unfortunately, it’s got me in a bit of a cooking rut.  When I am just cooking for myself, I don’t usually have a lot of motivation. I’ve had a lot of…

Easy Pasta with Vegetables


I’ve been meaning to share this quick and easy pasta recipe with you for a few weeks. I debated about whether or not it was too simple to share. And, it is a very simple recipe.  But, it’s recently become a favorite at my house, and after making it for dinner the fourth week in…

Sweet Potato and Collard Greens Frittata with Smoked Cheddar… On Bluebonnets & Brownies


Nope, this isn’t grilled cheese! I know I promised you a grilled cheese recipe this week using the lovely sourdough bread that I shared on Monday. But, there’s been a slight change in plans. Instead, today I’m guest posting over at Bluebonnets & Brownies, and I wouldn’t want to distract you with grilled cheese and…

Cumin Scented Beet and Carrot Soup


I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I just love this time of year. I can’t get enough! One of the things I love most about the fall is the produce that is in season. When you think of fall produce, I’m sure that apples and pumpkins come to mind right away. And, I love…

Southwest Quinoa Salad


There are just a few more days to submit posts for this month’s Kitchen Bootcamp challenge… This month is all about cooking grains and legumes, so the possibilites are endless! If you’re interested in participating, be sure to check out all of the details! So, since I’ve had grains and legumes on the brain with…

Creamy Carrot and Potato Soup


I loooove this soup!

That’s what I used to tell my mom when she made this soup for me when I was a kid… And, now that I’ve made it myself, I’m still raving about how much I love this soup!

I guess I should start at the beginning. Long before Lonely Island proclaimed their love for being on a boat, there were Bert and Ernie… You know who I’m talking about – from Sesame Street! Perhaps this clip will jog your memory a bit…

I watched quite a bit of Sesame Street in my day. So, when my mom made this carrot and potato soup for me when I was a kid, I would walk around letting everyone know how I felt about the soup, Ernie style. In fact, my mom has a handwritten note in her cookbook that says “Jenny LOVES this soup!” (Yes, I was known as Jenny back then, too… And, there may be a few people who still call me that.)