Monthly Archives: July 2017

Genovese Pasta Salad

This was pretty good. I subbed in feta for the parmesan, and I used a different pasta (couldn’t find gemelli). The kids picked out what they liked, but husband and I thought it was pretty good. rating: 8.5 Genovese Pasta … Continue reading

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Pierogi Picnic Salad

I like pierogi, but I have never had them cold. The verdict? They are great cold! This was surprisingly good! Everyone but my 6 year old liked this. I did leave off the dill and chives. This is easy peasy … Continue reading

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Summer “Chicken”-Vegetable Soup

This was okay. I used 1 bag of Morningstar Farms Chik’n Strips in place of the chicken (I browned them in a pan and shredded them a little in a food processor). It was a little bland, so I had … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Warm Farro Salad with Charred Corn

Have I mentioned lately how much I am loving farro?? It’s my new favorite thing! This recipe was really good! I did have a problem with the amount of water needed to cook the farro. It seemed like a LOT … Continue reading

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Fried “Chicken” Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

I have modified this recipe a bit from the magazine version. I added bacon bits and avocado, and subbed in vegetarian chicken nuggets for fried chicken. This salad was good! The dressing is excellent! I doubled the dressing amounts so … Continue reading

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Crispy Garlic Butter Parmesan Smashed Potatoes

I was planning on making Salt and Vinegar Smashed Potatoes, but I realized we were out of white vinegar! So I found this recipe at the last minute and happened to have all ingredients on hand. This recipe is similar … Continue reading

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Copycat Chick-Fil-A “Chicken” Salad

I have never had Chick-Fil-A’s chicken salad, but this vegetarian version is great! I have made several versions of a chicken salad using vegetarian chicken, but I think the secret to this one is the relish! That really did add … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Beyond Burger by Beyond Meat

Last weekend we ate at our favorite veggie restaurant in the area, Bean. When visiting Bean, I usually order the “crab cake” sandwich or something similar, since you can’t find those at most places. I never order a burger, because … Continue reading

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Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken

I had a bag of Gardein’s Chik’n Scallopini in the freezer, and needed a recipe to go with it. I searched on Pinterest for “chicken recipes”, and this one caught my eye. I decided to try it and serve it … Continue reading

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German Lentil Soup

I love lentils, but I did not love this soup. I should have added more broth at the end to make it more like soup. This really lacked in flavor. 😦 rating: 4 German Lentil Soup (Happy Herbivore Abroad by … Continue reading

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