Category Archives: vegetarian

Baked Falafel Patties

Falafels are Middle Eastern patties primarily made of mashed up chick peas that I think are a little piece of heaven.  I don’t remember when I first had falafel but it may have been at the Middle East Restaurant and … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower – A Beautiful Little Side Dish

  Cauliflower was one of the vegetables my Little Missy used to eat with no problems back in the days before she went on veggie strike.  She ate it steamed, straight up. Then I was able to convince her to … Continue reading

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Rescue Remedy “Risotto”

Many a cheftestant on the currently popular cooking based reality TV shows have seen risotto be their undoing and I am certainly not claiming this is authentic risotto (hence the convenient quotation marks in the title). I shudder to think … Continue reading

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Chili Chicken Enchiladas

  As I mentioned in my Fire Roasted Pepper post I was planning to make chicken enchiladas and if they turned out any good, I’d post the recipe.  Well, during dinner Little Missy pulled a piece of chicken from her … Continue reading

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Mouthwatering Mushroom and Onion Quiche and Round Two Rustic Tomato and FetaTart

We frequently buy Costco’s egg white quiches because they are handy for a quick meal and Little Missy loves them.  Unfortunately our local Costco hasn’t sold our favorite two-pack of broccoli cheddar and spinach quiches lately so I decided to make my own … Continue reading

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Quick Curried Vegetable Stew (when there’s nothing to eat in the house)

Quick and stew? Surely not, you say. A stew by definition takes the better part of a day. Well, this stew has no meat and the vegs are cut really small, so it takes about 20 minutes, half an hour … Continue reading

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Spinach Pancakes… Veggies Hidden in Plain Sight!

One of the TV shows I watched as a kid was Popeye, so I needed no convincing to eat spinach. I actually believed the leafy vegetables had special powers.  I guess with all the recent talk about antioxidants, there was … Continue reading

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Mac-n-Cheese Cakes

My daughter doesn’t need any trickery to get her to eat macaroni and cheese, but that’s no reason to not make her food a little more interesting and what’s more, her love of the stuff makes it an ideal vehicle … Continue reading

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Braised Carrot Soup

After my success with cream of broccoli soup I’ve been on the lookout for other soup recipes to get my little girl to eat those pesky veggies. Hannaford’s free monthly in-store magazine recently featured an interesting looking braised carrot soup … Continue reading

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Hamburger Helper Aint Got Nothing on Me!

I have to begin this post with a disclaimer. I have never actually made or eaten Hamburger Helper, so I don’t know exactly what goes into it, but I imagine from the ads that it’s some sort of pasta, ground … Continue reading

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