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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Pasta with Veggie Bolognese

My 8 year old had THREE helpings of this! And, he HATES mushrooms! 🙂 This recipe turned out to be really good! Yes, you have to chop the dreaded red onion (kills my eyes), but it’s worth it. I sprinkled … Continue reading

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Broccoli Steaks with Tofu Fries

Not sure why these are called broccoli “steaks”, but regardless, they were good! But, the tofu fries were REALLY good! The texture of the thinly cut tofu plus the coating they have on them, plus the dipping sauce?? Excellent! This … Continue reading

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Fried Artichokes over Lemon Butter Pasta

Now THIS, THIS is a good recipe! Husband and I were really wowed by this one. I told him that next time I was going to double the amount of artichokes, but he said no, don’t mess it up! I … Continue reading

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