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Category: Vegetables

8-Ball Zucchini (Stuffed)

8-Ball Zucchini (Stuffed)

I bought these for the pure novelty of them. It’s my theme of ‘let’s buy everything miniaturized!’ My theme only includes this one post. Plus, a couple of you have mentioned that the stuffing for my stuffed mushrooms would look good in zucchini, so here […]

Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

I don’t eat beans. I think I’ve only used beans in, oh wait, I’ve never used beans! Maybe I’ve eaten soybeans or green beans, but that’s it. I never grew up with canned beans so I never think to buy them. Then I tried something […]

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

  Bear with me, I’m not feeling my greatest this morning. Not that you really want to know about it – this is a food blog, and if I told you I’m sick to my stomach and my entire body aches, well, that doesn’t sound […]

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

AKA, food to make really fast when you have a bunch of guests and dunno what to serve them due to total brain lapse. So I purchased a pound of white mushrooms from the farmers market, and I had a bunch of turkey bacon that […]

Lettuce Wraps with Chicken and Mango/Avocado Salsa

Lettuce Wraps with Chicken and Mango/Avocado Salsa

I’m going to do something a little different this time. I’m going to post my Ingredients/Directions on the top of the post, then a story (cuz I like to chattty chat chat) with the step-by-step photos. Lettuce wraps – with diced chicken, mango/avocado salsa (serves […]

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Someone asked me the other day if I come up with my own recipes. Unless I say ‘adapted from’, or post a link from another website, it’s something I whipped up myself. This is one recipe that I whipped up myself. I don’t usually follow […]

Vegetable Casserole

Vegetable Casserole

Vegetable Casserole. With some bacon bits. Bacon is optional of course, but it does add that hint of goodness that keeps you wanting seconds, and thirds…. Since it’s so close to being a total vegetarian dish, go for the fake bacon bits if you prefer. […]

Chinese Eggplant and Tofu with Black Bean Sauce.

Chinese Eggplant and Tofu with Black Bean Sauce.

A quick and easy stir-fry recipe with Chinese eggplant, tofu and black bean sauce. Please don’t be afraid to get creative with your stir-fry and personalize them. I added shiitake mushrooms to mine, but you can add whatever you’d like.  Black bean sauce is highly […]