Recipe: Bacon Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of those things that I don’t really have a recipe for. I never plan to make fried rice…and whenever I do make it, the creation tends to be based on whatever ingredients I have around. It’s also my default “end of the pay period” type of meal because you can make…

Recipe: Kale and Tortellini Soup

I’ve been feeling a bit sickish recently…I don’t have a cold, but I’m certainly just not feeling all that great. So I figured I would make my favorite quick and easy soup to eat and blog it to share with you all. This soup comes together and is ready to eat within an hour. Unlike most…

Recipe: Fish Baked in Foil with Tomatoes and Couscous.

My favorite way to eat fish is baked in a foil pouch. It keeps the fish tender and moist, plus it makes a pretty awesome sauce to go over a starch. I like couscous for this dish since it soaks up the flavor of the sauce. There’s a few components to the dish and several steps,…

Recipe: Cold Quinoa Veggie Salad

Quinoa is one of my new favorite things to make. It’s like couscous, but nuttier. It soaks up the flavor of what ever you’re cooking it with. It’s very filling. It’s delicious hot or cold. And it’s quick and easy to make! I’ve made this salad many times before. When I’ve brought it to potlucks, there…

Recipe: Fried Zucchini Cakes

I was given the gift of an abundant amount of zucchini (courgettes). So instead of making endless stir-fry with it, I decided to make some pan fried cakes using the shredded squash. They’re almost like latkes, but with chunks of garlic and onions in it. Gather your ingredients, which isn’t much. Two medium sized squashes,…

Recipe: Lemony Zucchini Fettuccine

My coworker Larry, who has the greenest thumb and can grow so many fruits and vegetables, mentioned to me that since zucchini (also called courgette) are coming in now, I should do a recipe on my blog with them. This dish is my favorite way to eat zucchini and I’ve been making it for years….

Recipe: Chicky Peas and Macaroni Salad

I like the idea of macaroni and potato salad, and sometimes I’ll even eat it. But I do not like mayonnaise – at all. There’s something about the smell and the taste of it that just doesn’t appeal to me. I was looking on The Simple Veganista at a recipe for a vegan lentil loaf that my…