Monthly Archives: January 2015

African Chickpea Soup

This is not a soup that you can whip up at the last minute. You have to make the sweet potato broth first. I did find this soup a little bland, so I added some vegetarian “chicken” broth to it, … Continue reading

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Fried Chickpea Sandwich with Blue Cheese and Tomato

Oh. Em. Gee. These little chickpea “fritters” are so awesome! And they are only chickpea flour and veggie broth! It’s a little freaky! They are simple to make, and come together very quickly. My 4 year old liked them dipped … Continue reading

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Product Review: Ikea’s Gronsakskaka

Here’s another little frozen item we picked up at Ikea. These are little vegetable “cakes”. Ikea describes them as “A ready-made, potato-based dish with broccoli, leek, onions and cheese. Serve as a side dish with chicken, meat or fish, or … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker “Chicken” Cacciatore with Spaghetti

I was wondering how this would be with a chicken substitute, and can I say that it was AWESOME?! I didn’t even pan-fry the Quorn Tenders I used, I just put them in the slow cooker frozen. We all LOVED … Continue reading

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Mexican “Chicken” Lime Soup

I used Quorn Tenders instead of chicken in this soup, along with vegetarian “chicken” broth. Since I left out the chiles and adobo sauce, I figured the soup might need something to fill up that space, so I used 1 … Continue reading

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Product Review: IKEA Rosti

We were at Ikea last weekend, picking up a clothes hamper for my son’s bedroom. We usually buy a LOT more than we had planned to every time we go to Ikea, but this time we spent less than $10. … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Mushroom Sliders

My 8 year old HATES mushrooms. But he liked these! And these were good, but they weren’t as good as these. They were somewhat “delicate” to handle, and a couple did fall apart. Good flavor, though. rating: 8 Black Bean … Continue reading

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