Tag Archives: vegetarian

Farro salad with artichokes, cauliflower, and sun-dried tomatoes

I wish I could say that I was excited for Fall to come, but here in Miami we really don’t understand the concept of the seasons. The only indication that Fall is around the corner is a slight cooling of the air during the evening. When I say “slight”  I mean it’s now 80 degrees […]

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Curried Lentils

Happy Monday! After a weekend of indulging this recipe swoops in at just the right time when you’re looking for something light, flavorful, and healthy! I really love anything curry, but am not the best when it comes to actually cooking it. However, this recipe isn’t intimidating in the least and I love the complex […]

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Pan-roasted cauliflower wedges with bagna cauda

Bagna cauda (pronounced bahn-yah cow-dah) hails from the northern region of Piedmont in Italy and translates to “hot bath” which is fitting since it is Italy’s version of a warm dip. Oil, butter, anchovies, garlic, and lemon are combined to create a smooth dipping sauce that is often used for cooked vegetables and crudites. It’s always […]

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Stuffed portobello mushroom with an herbed goat cheese sauce

This recipe took about 15 minutes to make and is a great option for meatless Monday or any day you are looking for a filling meal that doesn’t include any meat. Portobello mushrooms have a dense, meaty texture and are mild tasting so they pair well with lots of other vegetables. I stuffed the portobello […]

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Baked Rigatoni with an asparagus cream sauce

My spring break is over and school (well, work for me) started up again yesterday. I’m think I’m okay with that because that just means that we are getting closer to summer vacation and let’s not kid ourselves here–that’s the main perk of being a teacher! I’m back to going to sleep early, getting into […]

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Vegetable Stir-fry aka The Detox Meal after the Superbowl

If you’re like me, you’re still reeling from all the junk you ate on Superbowl Sunday. Yup. Gross. Burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, soda, cookies, pretzels, and a few more things that as I’m typing this is slowly making my mouth water. Wait, what??? I’m such a glutton. The fact is, I love food. […]

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Lentil and rainbow swiss chard soup

It was cold for one day in Miami. One day!!! I know all you Northerners are throwing things at your computer screen right about now but is it so bad to wish for just a few days of cold-ish weather down here in Miami??? Just a few days! Waaaaaaa Ok, tantrum over now. On our […]

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