Category Archives: main dish

“Chicken” Potpie Tartines

I sure do love chicken potpie (using vegetarian “chicken”, of course), so I thought this might be a nice variation on that. Well, I didn’t love it. Is it easy? Sure. Is it wonderful? I didn’t think so. rating: 6 … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes

I didn’t love these. 😦 They were quite dry and screamed for a sauce or something. rating: 6 Broccoli, Cheddar, and Brown Rice Cakes (Cooking Light, April 2017) serves 4 Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 3/4 cup chopped … Continue reading

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Emily’s Red Beans and Rice

I was underwhelmed by this. I don’t cook with dried beans that often, and I hate that when I DO cook with them, the end result isn’t mind-blowing. This was okay, but not worth the effort, in my opinion. rating: … Continue reading

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Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Casserole

This is probably the unhealthiest thing I have ever made. And you know what? My family LOVED it. SIGH. I used McCormick Bac’n Pieces for the bacon bits (they are vegan!) and I used Beyond Beef crumbles in place of … Continue reading

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Tortilla Chip Casserole

This recipe turned out to be a little dry for me. Maybe next time I will add more sauce? Or bake it for a little less time? My son and husband liked it, and my daughter picked out all the … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Burrito Bowl

I have been on this veggie bowl kick lately. I can’t get enough of them! This one was okay, but it was kind of bland. The beans were bland and so was the rice. I prefer this bowl or this … Continue reading

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Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Squash

I really really liked this dish. My only gripe is that spaghetti squash are so hard to cut! Why is that?? Seriously, I was breaking a sweat cutting this thing in half. Microwaving the squash really does save some time. … Continue reading

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