Category: Vegetarian

Blueberry Soup

Cold Blueberry Soup

My co-workers will take any excuse they can get to throw a party. French holiday that has no meaning to us? Bring on the Brie! Broke your back and you’ve returned? Fill your plate! Blue Moon? Of course! They’re pretty rare, after all. And so we found ourselves celebrating the blue moon on Friday with …

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Pineapple Coconut Empanadas

pineapple coconut empanadas

Yet again, I waited til the last minute to complete the task. And sadly, it did not come out as expected. Case in point:

Burnt around the edges. Because I did a lousy job sealing the edges. Because it was 9PM on July 31st and I knew I couldn’t blow off this month’s First …

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Zucchini and Sesame Seed Muffins

zucchini and sesame seed muffins

Even though I had a garden this summer–and grew zucchini–sadly, I had none of my own. I fed them, I watered them, but my stubborn plants insisted upon throwing out only male flowers. Sure, they were pretty yellow blossoms perched upon those big-leafed vines, but I would have liked at least a few zucchini, considering …

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Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad. It sounds like something you’d find at a pricey hotel, like, I don’t know, the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC. That’s because it is from a pricey hotel, like the Waldorf-Astoria–or was, at least, created there. But not by a highly-acclaimed chef. No, it is the Waldorf Hotel’s maître d’, Oscar Tschirky, who is credited …

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Fresh Garden Salsa

garden fresh salsa

The garden this year has been an interesting experiment. What started as a few potted herbs quickly expanded into over forty plants. What caused this expansion? Cilantro.

As my daughter and I walked past the cilantro plants in the greenhouse, we were stopped in our tracks by the delicious aroma. We had to have it. …

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Cottage Fries

cottage fries in a basket

Those of you who have been around here a while know about my love affair with coconut oil. So when Tropical Traditions gave me the opportunity to try out their coconut oil, I jumped on it. I couldn’t wait to see for myself what the buzz was about their Gold Label Standard Virgin Coconut Oil.

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