Monthly Archives: September 2013

Rigatoni & “Meatball” Gratin

I saw a photo of this recipe in the latest issue of Family Circle, and it looked so good! I made this last week using some new vegetarian meatballs that I came across (Gardein!). The Gardein “meatballs” are huge! They … Continue reading

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Lentils with Fried Eggs

Oh man, was this good! And surprise, surprise, my 6 year old LOVED this (he didn’t have an egg with his), and asked me to make it at least once a week! This was super easy! I couldn’t find canned … Continue reading

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Kalamata Olive Tapenade

The other night we had a bunch of appetizers for dinner, and this was one of them. This was simple to make! We ate this on some toasted garlic bread. Not sure why, but I had the hardest time getting … Continue reading

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“Beef” Daube Provencal

This recipe is one of Cooking Light’s best recipes (according to Cooking Light), so I decided to try it. I used two bags of Gardein’s Beef Less Tips in place of the beef. I also chose the slow-cooker cooking method … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash Fritters with Sriracha Mayonnaise

Once again I am amazed at the freakiness that is spaghetti squash. If you have never cooked with it, it is a sight to see. Once it’s cooked and you start scooping out the “spaghetti” with a fork?? Crazy. This … Continue reading

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Garlic Knots

Okay, to be fair, I didn’t totally follow this recipe. I didn’t want to make my own pizza dough, so I bought some. And the only pizza dough I could find was in the scary tube that pops open! I … Continue reading

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Curried Lentil Soup

This soup was really good! And it was pretty easy to make, too! I did leave out a few things that I thought would make it too spicy (I read the reviews online and lots of people said it was … Continue reading

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Olive Dressing

This dressing was so easy to make, but when I first tasted it (right after I made it), I thought, hmm, this is not very good. But then when I had it over lettuce, it was actually really good! We … Continue reading

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Buccatini with Kale Pesto

This recipe actually called for pappardale pasta, but my grocery store was out of that, so I bought buccatini instead (and I renamed the recipe!). This was SUPER easy, and was really very good! And what a way to eat … Continue reading

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West African “Chicken” Stew

This stew was really good! I used 1 bag of Quorn Chik’n Tenders instead of the chicken in this recipe. This dish was actually pretty simple to make, and I really love the combo of the sweet potatoes, peanut butter, … Continue reading

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