meatless monday

Meatless Monday – Vegan Pizza

Happy Thanksgiving week! The week of good food (and probable over-eating) is here! Enjoy & Celebrate! Before we get there though, and before your hours of following recipes, creating divine dishes and “wow”ing your company begin, you may want to have a “low-key” Meatless Monday. So, I declare this Meatless Monday – Vegan Pizza Night! […] Read more…

Holiday Recipe Blog Hop

Can you believe it’s the holiday season already??? Are you at a loss for a special dish to prepare to “WOW” your family with this year? I’ve seen a ton of delicious healthy, raw, vegetarian and vegan Thanksgiving recipes posted lately and figured it’s time to do another BLOG HOP Please share your blog and […] Read more…

Meatless Mondays – Vegan Pumpkin Cupcakes

Yes, I love “pumpkin” everything!! Especially at this time of year. So, of course, I made a vegan pumpkin treat – CUPCAKES! Because, who doesn’t love cupcakes?? (If you don’t, then let us prepare in intervention). This recipe makes 12 delicious fluffy cupcakes. Ingredients & Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Beans, Beans & more Beans

I’ll admit it…I’m all about the beans lately. Bean soup, bean stew, beans, beans, beans! They’re just so easy to make and also so very tasty to eat!! And  I’ve been making them in some form pretty much every weekend in my crockpot. Here’s what I’ve been up too – easy, yummy, aaahhh. I found […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Vacation Foods

Happy Meatless Monday everyone!! I’m still (yes, still) getting organized at home after our vacation. Are you wondering what’s taking me so long?? Well, I decided that it was time to get organized…especially with my photographs. So, I  loaded Lightroom (for the first time – btw, I also use Aperture) and ordered yet another external […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Zucchini Muffins

I’ve picked exactly 2 zucchinis from my garden this year. Yes, that’s them in the photo above. Given the cooler weather we’ve had this summer, it’s not surprising, but it is disappointing. Instead of getting too down about it, I decided zucchini muffins were in order – vegan ones at that. Here’s how I made […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Vegan “Meat” Loaf

I was looking for a recipe to use this package of TVP (textured vegetable protein) I’ve had sitting in my cupboard. What is TVP? Well, the ingredient list says “defatted soy flour”. It kinda looks like small cut up croutons though. The label also describes it as “a highly nutritious soy product” and says it […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Here’s all you need  to know: My cousin Serenity texted me his recipe last week. I made it this weekend. It is simple to make. It is DELICIOUS! You will LOVE it! You should make it NOW (and thank me later)! Here’s what you need: 1 Spaghetti Squash 1 Jar spaghetti sauce – or equivalent […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – White Bean Patties

This recipe is inspired by Whole Living magazine. I read it, I craved it, then I made it! Ingredients: 1 – 19 oz can white beans 1/2 shallot, finely diced 1 small carrot, finely grated 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 1 tsp chopped fresh sage Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Banana Pudding Bars

I have been dying to make these! I saw them in the VegNews Recipe Club and between the photos and descriptions, my mouth just watered. It turns out the recipe was created by Hannah Kaminsky of the Bittersweet Blog – one of my FAVORITE vegan recipe sites!! Here’s the recipe and in italics I share […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Vegan Shepards Pie

I’m starting to come around out my fever delirium….finally. AND, tonight (Sunday) I just want something super tasty to eat but super easy to make. I”m missed cooking and “food” this week, so being hungry is a good sign I’m sure. I’m opting for Shepard’s Pie. There are many, many ways to go here, but […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Stuffed Peppers

I had a most serious “SENIOR” moment today! I just now at 7:43 pm realized what happened! This morning, I downloaded the pictures from my camera for this post. As I was downloading, I realized that I haven’t backed up my photos from my computer to my external drive in quite some time. So, I […] Read more…

Meatless Mondays – Vegan Chili

I found this recipe on the C’est La Vegan site (one of my all-time favorite Vegan Recipe sites)..and let me tell you, this is now one of my FAVORITES DISHES! It will be a staple meal in our house!! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. oil 6 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup chopped white onion 1 lb. defrosted […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Vegan Artichoke Dip

I made this for the first time on New Years Eve – and brought it to a friend’s house. I’m so glad it turned out tasty because it would’ve been embarrassing if it had not been. In fact, I was excited to see that all the vegan snacks I brought that night were devoured quickly…even […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Simple Date Snack

Sometimes the simplest treats are the tastiest. In the effort to keep everything super simple this week, here’s an incredibly easy and healthy snack to make – dates filled with almond butter. My daughter Libby had a plate of these out on the table at Christmas. They are just so simple and so yummy! Ingredients: […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Vegan Pound Cake

Did you see me raving about this recipe on Facebook??? (if not, please join my facebook page – pretty please!) So, I wanted to make myself a “birthday cake”, but I wanted to keep it simple. Dang that there’s not a vegan bakery just around the corner from my house!! Robin Robertson’s book “1,000 Vegan […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Soyaki Vegan Mix

December has already been a super busy month even though barely only 1 week has passed since it began. All last week, Pops and I had fun events to attend every day. Sometimes I wonder how I even find time to fit in going to work! I usually have time at work to get a […] Read more…

Meatless Mondays – Potato Soup

As you can tell, I’m on a soup kick right now. I chose this one because I had 2 leeks arrive in my Farm Fresh to You box last week and all I could think about was making a soup with potatoes and leeks (those are the kind of secret mysteries that go on in […] Read more…

Meatless Mondays – Pasta Bake

This is one of those meals that I just threw together last minute with ingredients I had on hand. I made it for a potluck at a friend’s house on Halloween. Right before I put it in the oven I thought “hey, why don’t I take a photo in case it tastes good and is […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Curry Simmer

This “Meatless Monday” nothing there’s complicated happening here…especially since I wrote this post last week the night before we left on vacation. This is the “quickie” meal for you…nothing fancy, but delicious just the same. Sometimes quick and easy are just what is called for in our house. This night, as I was trying to […] Read more…

Meatless Monday – Mac & Cheese

Recently I was asked about a vegan cheese option that is “good” – meaning it melted, baked, and basically acted and tasted like cheese. I’m happy to say I found one called Daiya. I actually first experienced this “cheese” option at Amici’s on their vegan soy pizza (thank you, thank you Amici’s for being a […] Read more…

Meatless Monday Recipe – Chocolate Chip Scones

I try to mix it up with the recipes I post – not always a main dish, side dish, or dessert, etc. I do this because I know there are ton of wonderful food and recipe blogs out there to follow. At this time, I’m not so much a recipe creator as a recipe follower. […] Read more…

Monday – Green Update

Every Monday I’m trying to post the latest “green” information I’ve found along with a tasty vegan recipe – remember it’s Monday so go Meatless!! Monday Recipe Here’s a tasty recipe from vegweb.com. If you don’t know about Vegweb.com, you should really check this site out. It’s one of my go-to sites for vegan and […] Read more…

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