Posted in March 2012

Avocado Pesto

Avocado Pesto

I have been wanting to make Chef Chloe’s Avocado Pesto ever since we moved into this house with an almost unending supply of avocados (due to the avocado tree in our backyard.) Weeks will go by without any avocados and then bam!!! – right now I have three huge bowls of avocados in my kitchen. … Continue reading

Curried Tomato Soup

Curried Tomato Soup

If you love trying out new recipes, you’ll love 101cookbooks.com (if you don’t already.) Not only are the recipes inspiring, but so are the pictures! I made this Simple Tomato Soup recipe a couple nights ago…I am calling it Curried Tomato Soup because the spice content is very similar to what you’d use in a … Continue reading

Cauliflower Salad with Sundried Tomatoes

Cauliflower Salad with Sundried Tomatoes

This is another French inspired dish that I’m currently obsessed with. By obsessed I mean I have made it twice in two days which also means I’ve consumed an entire head of cauliflower all by my lonesome. Yikes. Laura Calder made this salad with tarragon and basil which actually would be amazing. Being the lazy … Continue reading

“Steak” and Egg Breakfast Burrito

“Steak” and Egg Breakfast Burrito

I’m not too into meat substitutes but sometimes I get a craving. Last night I sautéed up some Trader Joe’s beef-less strips with some roasted garlic gray salt and sriracha for dinner. Yum. I’ve found that both the chicken-less strips and beef-less strips can be a little blah but if you spice them up well … Continue reading

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Today’s rainy weather made me crave soup. But I overheard Olivia’s preschool teacher say she was making shepherd’s pie for dinner and I immediately changed my dinner plans. I have never made shepherd’s pie. So I scoured the Internet for a vegetarian recipe and came across this one – Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie . I made … Continue reading