Month: March 2009

  • Kale and Roasted Vegetable Soup

    Visually appealing? Perhaps not so much, but this soup we adapted from Elise’s Simply Recipes was simply delicious. The roasted vegetables give the soup a nice depth, and we always heart kale!  Lisa’s dad had never tried kale before, so this was a good introduction to this superfood. [donotprint] Lisa says: Yum! This smells really […]

  • Broccoli Lentil Soup with Roasted Pepper Coulis

    Lisa found this recipe on VeganYumYum, and features a sweet roasted red pepper coulis atop a hearty, savory broccoli and lentil soup. A great quick weeknight meal! [donotprint] Chris says: Wow, so that seemed easy… Lisa says: It was totally easy — and it’s delicious! I love the Roasted Pepper “Dave” Coulis-er! Chris says: Yeah […]

  • “Almost Meatless” Albondigas, or, Oatmeal: It’s What’s For Dinner

    This recipe was recently featured on Serious Eats; it comes from a cookbook titled Almost Meatless: Recipes That Are Better for Your Health and the Planet. I’m all for the occasional veggie burger, but make no mistake: these plump, juicy orbs of joy are NOT vegetarian. Rather, ground lamb is supplemented with steel-cut oatmeal to […]

  • Mushroom-and-Spinach Stuffed Vegetables and Garlicky Cauliflower

    As we neared the end of our week, we still had a few different vegetables left over from ye olde CSA box to use up, and these two recipes allowed us to do that without having to go grocery shopping: we pretty much had the rest of the ingredients on hand. The stuffed vegetables were […]

  • Creamy Potato Kale Soup

    We found this easy, tasty recipe in Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites: Flavorful Recipes for Healthful Meals. There’s only 1/2 cup of evaporated milk in the final dish, but that little amount gives the soup a nice richness. The kale, green onions, dill, and leeks add eye-catching green highlights to the dish. [donotprint] Chris says: I […]