Butternut Squash Chili

Chili is a regular dish in our household, it is my husbands favorite meal, add some cornbread and you really can’t go wrong with chili. Because we have it so frequently, I try to mix things up a bit and I came across this recipe. We have tried so many different versions of chili, but…

Cauliflower and Bean Burritos

It has been a terribly long time since I posted something new, and I am so sorry! I have been busy with school, work, and extra activities and it is so hard to balance everything, am I right? Any way, the other day I decided to do some meal planning and prepping, and came across…

Potato Parsnip Soup

February is a short month and so I had little time to experiment with parsnips; however, I discovered I thoroughly enjoyed parsnips fun flavor profile! I have enjoyed creating these recipes and hope ya’ll have tried them, and, if you have, please tell me how they were! If you like them or not and what…

Torta di Ricotta al Limone

My husband’s work recently had a going away party for his supervisor, and the theme of the potluck was Italian. I thought great! That is my specialty, I love making Italian food and have created some personal recipes that my husband and I enjoy often. The challenge was making an Italian dessert. I am not…

Pleasant Parsnips

Let’s talk parsnips, they are a vegetable I never knew I needed in my life! I am so glad some people suggested I try parsnips, because I don’t think I would have tried them on my own. When I did my research most, if not all, of the sites I looked at compared parsnips to…

Parsnipity; Being Picky About Parsnips

Yes, I do realize parsnipity is not a real word, but I figured if Dr. Seuss can make up words, so can I! For this year I am trying a new fruit or vegetable every month, I asked around for some ingredients I should try and parsnips were the winner for this month! I have…

A Vegetarian Visitor to a Vivacious City

My favorite part about living on the east coast is my close proximity to New York City. I have visited about a dozen times and I still get butterflies every time I get on the train and head to the vivacious city. The reason for this visit? My husband just wanted to treat us to…

Fried Quinoa with Bok Choy and Broccoli

As I have mentioned before I love quinoa, more than rice. Naturally I substitute quinoa for rice all the time, including when I make Asian inspired dishes. Since this month’s vegetable of choice is bok choy I decided to add it into this delicious side dish. I hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTSĀ  1 cup quinoa 2…

Parmesan Crusted Delight

I love parmesan crusted chicken, it was one of many dishes I enjoyed partaking in before I became a vegetarian. I was making spaghetti with zucchini and eggplant mixed in the sauce and realized that I did not have enough spaghetti to go around for dinner and lunch the next day. I had some chicken…

How to Turn Dorm Room Ramen into Sophisticated Ramen

If you are on the North East you a having to deal with fickle weather! First, a lot of snow, then maybe some snow? Instead of snow maybe rain? Never mind only a little rain and possible freezing rain on Sunday? It is crazy out here! Nonetheless early this week I was told to stock…