Monthly Archives: April 2012

Peanut-Crusted Tofu Tacos with Tangy Slaw

These were alright, but they could have used a little oomph. Toby suggested marinating the tofu in something beforehand. When making the slaw, I left out the jalapenos, so it wasn’t too tangy. Also, when I was frying the tofu, … Continue reading

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Mexican Stuffed Shells

I saw this recipe on Pinterest, and I thought, “I could totally make that vegetarian.” And I did. And it was good. The end. I used Morningstar Farms fake ground beef (Grillers), and it ended up being very meaty! The … Continue reading

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Avocado Pea Soup with Herb Oil

This soup was fast, good, low-calorie, and GREEN! Don’t skip the step to make the herb oil. I do think that adds a little something. My immersion blender didn’t make this soup velvety-smooth like I wanted, but it was still … Continue reading

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Easy Banana Chip Cake

This was indeed easy, but I didn’t think it was anything special. And that’s a good thing, because now I won’t eat the whole thing by myself. rating: 6 Easy Banana Chip Cake (Healthy Cooking, April/May 2012) prep: 25 min. … Continue reading

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Migas (Scrambled Eggs with Corn Tortillas)

I’ve had this recipe for a couple of years, and finally got around to making it last night. I am really sorry that I waited so long! This was excellent! Other than the chopping of veggies, this comes together really … Continue reading

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Ruth’s Salad Dressing

My mom sent me this recipe a few years ago, and she said that she’s had this taped on the inside of a kitchen cupboard for years, so it must be good. And it is! It’s a little like Thousand-Island … Continue reading

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Ginger-grilled Tofu “Steaks” With Miso Mayo

This dish was missing a key ingredient, so I really can’t give a fair review of it. I had a small jar of minced ginger in the fridge that I planned to use for the fresh ginger, and when I … Continue reading

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Heidi’s Zucchini Pasta

One of my mothers-in-law, Heidi, came to visit us from Germany a couple of years ago and she made this pasta. Toby doesn’t love zucchini, but he loved this pasta, so I told her to give me the recipe. When … Continue reading

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No-Guilt Caesar Salad

And no taste, either. Well, it does have a little bit of taste because it’s really spicy! I had to double-check the recipe and see if I added the right amount of Dijon! It was so spicy that I had … Continue reading

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Creamy Spring Pasta

I dirtied up a lot of dishes and pots with this recipe! And after all that trouble, it wasn’t even that good! It was kind of bland. Skip this one. It’s pretty, though! rating: 4 Creamy Spring Pasta (Cooking Light, … Continue reading

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