The first time I had heard about fried chickpeas, I was reading over at Naturally Ella (an amazing vegetarian blog). I knew immediately that I would have to try the technique. A quick pan fry has the ability to add texture and depth of flavor that you wouldn’t normally find in a chickpea. These fried chickpea gyro bowls with tzatziki sauce are exploding with flavor, and come together quickly for an easy weeknight meal! Continue reading →
Today we are going to talk about soup. I despised soup as a young adult. Afterall, it came out of a can. When I started to make my own homemade soups, I realized that canned soup did not compare at all in flavor and texture. Homemade soup is a really easy meal to make as well. I enjoy eating soups over fall and winter the most because they help to warm you up. This spiced pumpkin lentil soup is especially warming and filling. Continue reading →
When I first started trying meatless meals, I loved tofu, and disliked tempeh. There are lots of folks out there that don’t like tofu, but I wasn’t never one of them. Tempeh has taken some time for me to figure out how to prepare properly. Tempeh is a fermented soybean cake that has a unique flavor, unlike tofu which must be flavored. The nutty flavor of tempeh works well in these tempeh gyros with cucumber tzatziki. This recipes has completely changed my mind on tempeh! Continue reading →
This recipe was inspired by my standard I can make that! attitude. The local Indian restaurant makes delicious naan, and I just had to have some at home for when we make curry. You can find naan at the grocery store, but it is just not the same as fresh. We can’t have curry at home without whipping up a batch of this delicious naan! Continue reading →
Butternut squash soup is so creamy and smooth. It’s a big bowl of warm and cozy that is comforting as the cold weather starts to creep in. This butternut squash soup has a twist from the original. It’s infused with Thai flavors that make it even more rich and special. And a little bit spicy, because that’s how I roll…!