Monthly Archives: May 2017

Smoky Carrot Dogs with Nacho Sauce

I have heard of carrot dogs before, and was a little curious about them, but when I saw this recipe in Cooking Light and saw it was marked as a “staff fave”, I knew I had to try them. I … Continue reading

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Minestrone Verde

This soup was okay. None of us really loved it, and I didn’t save the leftovers. It sure is healthy, though! 🙂 rating: 6 Minestrone Verde (Cooking Light, June 2017) serves 4 time needed: 30 min. Ingredients: 1 cup coarsely … Continue reading

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Kicky Black Bean Burgers

I’ve eaten my share of black bean burgers, but I have to say, this one is one of the best ones I’ve ever had! Not sure what makes it so special! My 10 year old loved it as well. I … Continue reading

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BBQ “Chicken”-and-Black Bean Tacos

My 10 year old loved these tacos, and said he was going to ask me to make them again during his birthday week (when I make all his favorite food). I used Morningstar Farms vegetarian chicken strips for the chicken … Continue reading

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Jerk “Chicken” Bowl

I made this recipe up after looking through a bunch of meal prep bowl recipes. All of the amounts are up to you. I used 1 bag of Beyond Meat vegetarian chicken strips for the chicken. I just warmed them … Continue reading

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Yellow Squash Soup with Parm & Herbs

WOW. This soup was excellent! My yellow-squash-hating-husband LOVED this soup! I doubled this recipe and I am glad I did, or we wouldn’t have had enough! GREAT SOUP. rating: 9.7 Yellow Squash Soup with Parm & Herbs (Everyday with Rachael … Continue reading

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Tortellini, “Chicken”, and Arugula Salad

Need a fast recipe for dinner? This was really good (although my 10 year old hated it). My 6 year old ate just the pasta. Husband and I thought it was great, and even though I was a little hesitant … Continue reading

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