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Category: Vegetables

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gai Lan with Garlic and Oyster Sauce

Gai Lan with Garlic and Oyster Sauce

Gai lan is a Chinese broccoli served mostly in Cantonese cooking. The flower buds and stalks are both eaten. The recipe I’m about to show you can be used as a universal way of stir-frying any vegetable; you can use this for green beans, spinach, bok choy, […]

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

  I don’t think we’re in Asparagus Season quite yet.  I should really google it up and determine when the perfect time to buy these are…OR I could go to the local farmers’ market and see what they have. Oh that’s right, I have, and […]

Stuffed Tomatoes

Stuffed Tomatoes

  These roasted tomatoes stuffed with cheesy rice, peppers and sausage were as good as they look. I figured I’d make a non-vegetarian dish for once, since it almost looked like I was eating too healthy lately. I had some spicy Italian sausage in the freezer, […]

Buddha’s Delight

Buddha’s Delight

Buddha’s Delight is a vegetarian dish made up of lots of soy based proteins to mimic real meat. There’s probably a ton of different versions, but this one’s mine.  The can of ‘lo han chai’ I’m using has a variety of vegetarian meats and veggies, […]

Fried Zucchini

Fried Zucchini

Breaded zucchini. Be sure not to over fry them, or they get all soggy and limp. Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini 1 cup bread crumbs 1 egg oil salt Directions: 1) Slice zucchini into quarter inch slices.  Whisk egg into bowl, dip zucchini slices into egg. Pour […]