Savory Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

After a heavy lunch on a hot day, I was in the mood for a light dinner. I thought this up while driving and threw it together as soon as I got home. I am very pleased with the results, and I plan to make it again! I decided to accent the nutty, earthy, squash…

Herbed Vegan Tofu “Cream Cheese” (a.k.a. Vegan Bagel Schmear)

A delicious, vegan, tofu-based pate Delicious on bagels, toast, crackers, in a sandwich, or as a veggie dip. Feel free to adjust seasoning (including lemon) to taste. Ingredients: 400gm (14 oz/1.5 cups) extra-firm tofu 3-5 cloves garlic (I used 4) Handful fresh dill Handful fresh cilantro 1/2 cup tahini paste 1/3 cup lemon juice Salt and…

Cheesy Quinoa and Spinach Patties

These were one of those happy accidents… I cooked my quinoa in too much water, no good for the salad I had planned, but I thought the texture might work well for patties. I’ve remade these a few times since – cheesy, spinachy, satisfying and delicious. This recipe makes 16-18 medium-large patties. These would make…

Perfect Oven-Roasted Vegetable Antipasti

So easy, so versatile, and so delicious! Ingredients (not all essential, feel free to mix it up): 2 Zucchini, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds or diagonal slices 1 onion, sliced into thin rings 1 bunch asparagus (optional), tough ends removed, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 medium sweet potato (optional), cut into 1/4 inch rounds…

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Goat Cheese, Spinach, and Walnuts

I was in the mood to stuff portobellos, and I was in the mood for goat cheese, and I always love spinach…. this is the result. They came out delicious. The flavors and textures are sublime… This recipe’s a keeper for me. Ingredients: 8-10 medium-large portobello mushrooms (if your mushrooms are huge, there may only…

Wheatberry Pilaf and Goat Cheese Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I made the Wheatberry Pilaf, with the following modifications, then stuffed it in mushroom tops, and baked them at 375ºF until the tops were brown and the mushrooms soft: 1) I substituted soft goat’s cheese for feta cheese 2) I topped with parmesan cheese, a sprinkling of paprika, and a drizzle of olive oil Yum.

Herbed Mushrooms

This is a brand new one. Saw the mushrooms in the store. Had to have them. 25 clean button or baby bella mushrooms 2 tbs butter and/or olive oil 4 large cloves garlic, crushed 1 healthy sprig fresh oregano 1 sprig fresh sage 1 pinch coarse salt freshly ground black pepper, to taste optional: 2-3…