Category Archives: Vegetarian

Roasted Cauliflower Sliders

I made two kinds of sliders for a party I recently hosted. These yummies with roasted, spiced cauliflower and lemony sauce, and Italian porchetta sliders.  Would you believe that the cauliflower sliders were gone much sooner and I got many … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Mushroom Gratin

A gratin is a dish that is baked with a breadcrumb topping. This deliciousness could be a vegan main dish or a side dish with pasta to round out the meal.  I use Earth Balance as a butter substitute whenever … Continue reading

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Easy Pea and Potato Samosas

I call them easy because I used store-bought puff pastry sheets.  You don’t even have to roll it out! Did you know that oil-based puff pastry, such as Pepperidge Farms is vegan? Ras El Hanout is a Moroccan spice blend … Continue reading

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Rice Salad with Roasted Grapes

Rice salad is an old idea, but for some reason it’s taken me a long time to embrace it.  I’m so glad I have!  It’s the perfect side dish to go with pretty much any entrée. The premise: toss cooked … Continue reading

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Tikka Masala Chickpeas with Spicy Green Rice

I love the spice combinations and creamy sauces of Indian cooking. This delicious vegan dish is fragrant with coriander and cumin and gets a rich creamy texture from the addition of coconut milk. The green rice is a revelation! I’m … Continue reading

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Browned Butter Sweet Potato Brulee

Wow. So, so, so delicious. I realize I am tooting my own horn here, but really, this dish is a winner.  The sweet potatoes are smooth and light thanks to being passed through a potato ricer, the browned butter gives … Continue reading

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Grilled Make-Your-Own Pita Pizza

Get your family in on the cooking with these easy make-your-own pizzas.  Start with store-bought whole pitas, naan, or flatbreads.  I love Greek pita because it’s soft and pillowy and grills up nicely without getting too crunchy.  We used Pomi … Continue reading

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