Category Archives: MEATLESS RECIPES

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

This pasta dish could not be more simple to put together. It also hits the spot when I’m craving a spicy, meatless pasta sauce. The spicy kick in this recipe comes from harissa paste. Harissa paste is from North Africa

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

Spicy Harissa Tomato Carrot Pasta Sauce

This pasta dish could not be more simple to put together. It also hits the spot when I’m craving a spicy, meatless pasta sauce. The spicy kick in this recipe comes from harissa paste. Harissa paste is from North Africa

Zucchini Fritter Muffins

My clever mother-in-law has a wonderful recipe for baked zucchini fritters. These are usually fried. Instead of frying, she bakes them in a muffin pan. I really like this presentation. Not only is it healthier than frying, it’s cute and

Zucchini Fritter Muffins

My clever mother-in-law has a wonderful recipe for baked zucchini fritters. These are usually fried. Instead of frying, she bakes them in a muffin pan. I really like this presentation. Not only is it healthier than frying, it’s cute and

Cinnamon Fried Cauliflower

This is another one of my mother’s delicious side-dishes. I don’t know where this is from, but I remember eating cauliflower this way since I was little. It’s impossible to have just one floret. Even my children, who are more

Cinnamon Fried Cauliflower

This is another one of my mother’s delicious side-dishes. I don’t know where this is from, but I remember eating cauliflower this way since I was little. It’s impossible to have just one floret. Even my children, who are more

Mushrooms With Ground Coriander And Cilantro

Here is a very fast and flavorful side-dish that I learned from my mother. There’s quite a lot of ground coriander in this recipe, but the combination of flavors works very well. This dish takes about 15 minutes to prepare

Mushrooms With Ground Coriander And Cilantro

Here is a very fast and flavorful side-dish that I learned from my mother. There’s quite a lot of ground coriander in this recipe, but the combination of flavors works very well. This dish takes about 15 minutes to prepare

Poached Egg And Stewed Lacinato Kale on Polenta With Chili-Butter

Poached Egg And Stewed Lacinato Kale on Polenta With Chili-Butter

  Here, I’ve combined 4 things I love: poached eggs, polenta, stewed lacinato (Tuscan) kale, and chili butter. For me it’s a combination made in heaven, especially when the polenta soaks up the egg yolk….yum! This is a great brunch

Poached Egg And Stewed Lacinato Kale on Polenta With Chili-Butter

Poached Egg And Stewed Lacinato Kale on Polenta With Chili-Butter

  Here, I’ve combined 4 things I love: poached eggs, polenta, stewed lacinato (Tuscan) kale, and chili butter. For me it’s a combination made in heaven, especially when the polenta soaks up the egg yolk….yum! This is a great brunch

Momma Anita's Armenian Eggplant and Pomegranate Salad

Momma Anita’s Armenian Eggplant And Pomegranate Salad

If my mother has a pomegranate handy, she’ll pop some seeds into one of her lovely salads.  Here is one salad she’s made since I was little.  She tells me that it’s a traditional Armenian salad. It’s a super easy

Momma Anita's Armenian Eggplant and Pomegranate Salad

Momma Anita’s Armenian Eggplant And Pomegranate Salad

If my mother has a pomegranate handy, she’ll pop some seeds into one of her lovely salads.  Here is one salad she’s made since I was little.  She tells me that it’s a traditional Armenian salad. It’s a super easy

Eggplant And Portabella Mushrooms Marsala Over Polenta

Eggplant And Portabella Mushroom Marsala Over Polenta

Here’s another meat-free dish. I was looking for a way to make a vegetarian polenta dish topped with something hearty and saucy. I came up with an eggplant-portabella mushroom stir-fry with a marsala-soy sauce. I never grew up eating polenta

Eggplant And Portabella Mushrooms Marsala Over Polenta

Eggplant And Portabella Mushroom Marsala Over Polenta

Here’s another meat-free dish. I was looking for a way to make a vegetarian polenta dish topped with something hearty and saucy. I came up with an eggplant-portabella mushroom stir-fry with a marsala-soy sauce. I never grew up eating polenta