Monthly Archives: April 2016

One-Pan Pasta with Ricotta and Artichokes

I had some problems with this recipe, but the end result was surprisingly good! I couldn’t find frozen artichokes so I used 1 can of artichokes and quartered them myself. I also couldn’t find refrigerated fettuccine, so I used dried. … Continue reading

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Southern Fried Tofu with Sweet Potatoes

This was good! And surprise, my family liked the sweet potatoes! I am usually the only one that likes sweet potatoes in my family, so I was happy this recipe went over so well. The tofu was pretty good, even … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Salsa Soup

I don’t think you can make soup any easier than this! And, it was good! It wasn’t as good as this black bean soup, but it was good! Both kids liked it, and husband did, too! Thumbs up all around. … Continue reading

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Curried Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Oh, where to start with this one? My potatoes took a LONG time to cook. Not sure why. I should have tested them with a fork before I started mashing them. It was nice eating veggies we don’t normally eat, … Continue reading

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Tomato and Garlic Pasta

This was okay. It was good, and we all ate it, and I ate the leftovers for lunch. But would I make it again? Probably not. rating: 8 Tomato and Garlic Pasta (All Recipes magazine, April/May 2016) serves 4 time … Continue reading

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Avgolemono with Orzo

This is an easy soup! EASY! And it was good! Although my two kids didn’t care for it. But husband and I really liked it! I used Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Strips for the chicken, vegetarian “chicken” broth, and I left … Continue reading

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Three-Bean Cassoulet with Cornmeal Dumplings

This dish really surprised me. I used Tofurky Italian sausages in place of the ham, and it really turned out well! I just took it out of the package (I used 2 of the 4 sausages), and quartered each sausage. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Spinach-Avocado Sauce

I feel like this pasta was just really healthy! Spinach, avocado, beans…and it’s vegan! This dish was super easy…just boil the pasta and mix most of the other ingredients in a food processor. Both kids liked this, and my 9 … Continue reading

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Spinach-Artichoke Soup

Husband and I loved this soup, but my kids did not. I really thought it was great! I couldn’t find frozen artichokes, so I used canned. My grocery store also didn’t have creme fraiche, so I used sour cream. Note: … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower and Radish Salad With Soft-Cooked Eggs

This salad was GREAT, and was even better the next day! I didn’t think it would save well, but the spinach wasn’t mushy at all! I have never had roasted radishes before, but now I like radishes! I wouldn’t change … Continue reading

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