This easy Minestrone Soup is perfect for chilly winter nights. Not that anyone from the rest of the country would believe that we have those in San Diego, but that doesn’t make this soup any less spoon-worthy! Err… in the literal sense. The idea for this recipe was percolating in my mind during today’s grocery … [Read more…]
A pasta sauce recipe for lazy people… woohoo! Why bother making an “easy pasta sauce” recipe when opening a jar of pre-made sauce is even easier? Well, there’s certainly no shame in using jarred pasta sauce. Believe me, I’ve been there – tired and hungry at home, with not much more than some dry pasta … [Read more…]
Eating pizza doesn’t have to be a greasy, guilt-inducing affair. This brightly-flavored Spinach Ricotta Flatbread Pizza will satisfy your cravings and is easy to make at home! But first, a short story… Yesterday, I met the sweetest, gentlest, most unexpected friend. When I walked around the back of the house to take out the trash, I … [Read more…]
This recipe makes 2 lasagnas – perfect for entertaining hungry guests! You could also freeze the 2nd lasagna for later, or cut the recipe in half for just 1 lasagna.
The Mozzarella Cream Sauce, if using, should be prepared a day ahead to let the cultures do their thing and develop a tangy flavor. The Tofu Ricotta and Veggie Bolognese Sauce can also be prepared the day before so that you will be mostly ready to assemble the lasagnas and bake the day you will be serving them.
So last night, my plan was to make a seitan (pronounced “say-TAN”) roast with vegan gravy, mashed potatoes, and veggies on the side. Sort of like a mini-Thanksgiving. I prepared the seitan, put it in the oven, but when I fetched my potatoes, I discovered that they were all sprouted and way past their prime. … [Read more…]