Tasty Stir Fry Sauce

If you want to make use of vegetable odds and ends, or ensure several easy meals throughout the week, do yourself a favor and keep a bottle of this sauce mixed up at all times.  Also, the spiky little plate in this picture was a gift from my mother, and it’s the best way to…

Five Ingredient Hand Pies

Let me preface this by saying I’ve been binge-watching Cutthroat Kitchen on Netflix lately, so improvisation has been on my mind.  I get a craving for something sweet now and then, and have nothing in the house to satisfy it. Luckily, I always have flour, sugar, and butter/margarine (use which ever you like, I’m not…

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Today’s Meatless Monday isn’t a meal recipe, but instead a sauce recipe that you can use to create your own meal. We mix this sauce into buckwheat soba noodles and mix in tofu, grated carrots, green onions and unsalted roasted peanuts. You can also use mixed veggies instead of tofu, rice instead of noodles, or…

Sauteed Sweet Potatoes & Spinach

I’m sure by now you’ve noticed that I have serious love for soup, curry and sweet potatoes. Well, this Meatless Monday only has two of those things, because I just did soup last week. I used today’s recipe as my side dish contribution last Thanksgiving, but it served as the main dish at home while…

Curried Coconut Carrot Soup

It’s time for another Meatless Monday!  I know I started last week with an informative post about the Root Chakra, which endorses a meaty diet, so I felt the need to make up for it this week.  Over the weekend, I ended up with about half a can of coconut milk leftover from another recipe,…

Black Bean Taco Salad

It’s been a while since I put up a Meatless Monday recipe, but I really wanted to share my favorite taco salad with you.  There’s enough here for four very large servings at $4.50 each. Black Bean Taco Salad 1 bag Tortilla chips (we use Central Market sea salt tortilla chips) 1 bag shredded lettuce…