Archive for the 'Meatless Monday' Category

Sugar Snap Peas

on Jun 3rd 2015

1 pound fresh sugar snap peas 1 Tablespoon olive oil or grape seed oil 1 Tablespoon sesame oil 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds Sea salt and pepper for seasoning Prepare the sugar snap peas by removing the ends and strings from each pea.  Rinse them under cold water and spread them in a single layer over […]

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on Aug 18th 2014

6 oz can tomato paste ½ diced onion 3-4 cloves minced garlic ½ cup water 2 T olive oil 1 small eggplant cut into thin rounds 1 zucchini cut into thin rounds 1 yellow squash cut into thin rounds 1 red bell pepper cut into thin round slices 3 more Tablespoons olive oil salt and […]

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Garden Fresh Lemon Pasta Bowls

on Jul 10th 2014

These pasta bowls can be whipped up in a snap and made with some fresh garden veggies and specialty pasta.  Feel free to vary the vegetables as your garden is harvested this summer. 16 oz pasta variety (pictured is gluten free Lemon Parsley Pasta) – cooked and drained according to package directions 6 tablespoons browned […]

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Wilson’s Mac and Cheese from my friend Connie

on Feb 24th 2014

This is probably the best Mac and Cheese recipe I’ve ever tasted.  Thank you Connie for making Wilson’s Mac and Cheese recipe when you cooked dinner for our family.  This recipe is a long standing Southern staple and originated with Ed Wilson of Wilson’s Holy Smoke BBQ and was featured on TV’GUY’S BIT BITE, It’s […]

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Peppers and Sweet Corn Skillet

on Sep 12th 2013

I am sad to see summer end because we are enjoying our Lester Farm’s CSA so much this year.  I am loving all the fresh peppers and onions and especially the hybrid variety of corn called Peaches and Cream.  Here’s a tasty recipe that can be used with fresh corn or frozen corn during the […]

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Italian Pasta Ala Whatever’s in the Pantry – Gluten Free

on Mar 1st 2012

When preparing meals theses days, not only must I be frugal and healthy conscious, but also I must consider the gluten free eaters around here.  Sometimes my brain stalls, sometimes it is creative, and sometimes my brain just tells me to go with what I have in the fridge/pantry. The youngn’s were hungry here one […]

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Western Black Eyed Peas

on Dec 30th 2011

Although I’m a southern gal, this is my favorite way to eat black eyed peas.  You could also add a cup of country ham pieces if you are partial to the west and the south!  Happy New Year! For this meal, I started with one pound package of black eyed peas and cooked them according […]

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Meatless Monday – Baked Potatoes Another Way

on Nov 14th 2011

Monday is here again so here’s another meatless dish that was a people pleaser in our house.  Start with enough Idaho potatoes that have been washed and dried to feed your crowd. Make small vertical slits in the potatoes, cutting ALMOST all the way through the bottom half of each potato.  Mix about 1/2 stick […]

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Cousin Pam’s Curried Pumpkin Soup

on Nov 10th 2011

Here’s another soup recipe that is a nice addition to the fall rotation Cousin Pam’s Curried Pumpkin Soup.  It’s quick and easy to whip up and creates a festive look served in a pie pumpkin or bread bowl.  My cousin Pam and I used to hang out in Granddaddy’s tobacco barn when we were young. […]

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Meatless Monday – Betsy’s Broccoli Bread

on Nov 7th 2011

Here’s one of my all time favorite recipes from a former high school peep – Betsy. This cornbread is made with Jiffy Cornbread Mix and frozen broccoli. It makes a hearty serving and could easily compliment a light soup to make a well rounded meal. 2 Boxes Jiffy Cornbread Mix 1 12 oz carton small […]

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