Monthly Archives: April 2013

Red Lentil Soup with Fried Tofu & Chile Oil

This soup has a lot of ingredients, so it was a little daunting at first. But let me tell you…this soup is GOOD! And the tofu that is thrown in as a garnish?? Divine. Who would have thought that tofu … Continue reading

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Pan-Browned Spaetzle with Shallots and Herbs

My MIL from Germany visited us a couple of weeks back, and she made several batches of spaetzle for us, and stuck them in the freezer. I wasn’t sure how to cook them, so I searched online, and found this … Continue reading

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Product Review: Tasty Bite Madras Lentils

We were shopping at Costco a couple of weeks ago, and they were offering samples of this. I was totally surprised at how GOOD this is! And, bonus, it’s just heat and serve! It would be good on its own, … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus with Caper Vinaigrette

My kids and I thought this was a great dish. That vinaigrette is great! OF COURSE Toby didn’t like it because his asparagus was “undercooked”. Next time, I will open up a can of cooked asparagus from Del Monte and … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Miso-glazed Tofu and Vegetables

I have found my new love: soba noodles! Have you ever had them? I don’t know what’s so special about them, but they sure were yummy! We all liked this recipe, except I sure would have liked to have more … Continue reading

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Hearts-of-Palm-Style Crab Cakes with Remoulade

If there is a heaven, it involves this recipe in some shape or form. Yes, this recipe is long. Yes, this recipe takes some time. Yes, this recipe will knock your socks off. Seriously, one of the best things I … Continue reading

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Fried Chickpea and Argula Pita Sandwiches with Lime Tzatziki

I really liked the fried chickpea and arugula filling, but the tzatziki made me realize something…I don’t like mint! Blech! And of course I slathered my sandwiches with the sauce, so that is really all I tasted. My kids liked … Continue reading

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Coconut & Red Lentil Soup

Okay, I liked this soup. The rest of my family, however, did not. The problem? The cumin and coriander seeds. They were still crunchy, and, well, seed-like. The flavor of the soup was sooo good! But those seeds needed to … Continue reading

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LA-Style Chimichurri Tacos

This recipe seemed so daunting at first, I was a little hesitant to try it. But WOW, am I glad I did! These tacos are AWESOME! The chimichurri is so good, I could eat that on just about anything. None … Continue reading

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Linguine with Spinach-Herb Pesto

This recipe was good, easy, fast, and I made it vegan! Toby took one bite and said “no one would ever know this is vegan.” I used vegan Parmesan instead of the real thing. My kids loved this, too. Yay, … Continue reading

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