On Friday night, I made these great Southwestern egg rolls. I got the idea to make egg rolls from this pin on Pinterest. I used the technique mentioned in the corresponding blog post, but I created my own filling. Start by sautéing finely chopped red pepper, jalapeño and three green onions. Then, turn off the … Continue reading
Last night I made hummus from scratch. I’ve never had success with homemade hummus before, but the hummus I made last night turned out really well. This hummus has a good balance of garlic and spice. The consistency wasn’t quite as smooth as store-bought, but that’s probably because my food processor is on its last leg.
Tonight I made a squash casserole based on Rachel Ray’s Calabacitas Casserole. I think a lot of her vegetarian recipes rely on cheese for flavor, but this squash casserole is good even without the cheese. It’s basically sautéed squash and tomatoes with polenta on top. I added beans to make it extra filling.
I got a copy of Appetite for Reduction for Christmas. It is full of simple, healthy vegan recipes. The first recipe I tried was for Chickpea Piccata. It’s basically a vegan version of Chicken Piccata. It also allowed me to use some leftover mashed potatoes and cauliflower. My dad made the mashed potatoes and cauliflower for Christmas … Continue reading