Restaurant Style Burritos

We love those fresh tasting burritos from a popular restaurant chain. But they’re so big you can barely fit one into your mouth! And as good as they are, just one can contain a full day’s complement of calories. Here’sRead more…

Gluten Free Cherry Almond Scones

Recently, the good folks at Nuts.com approached me and asked if I could write a post featuring almonds as an ingredient. I was not compensated in any way to write this post, but I have dealt with their company inRead more…

Don Quixote’s Migas

We’ve progressed far enough in our Spanish lessons that we’re no longer focusing on grammar. Our current lessons are likely to be conversational in nature. The maestra will pick a particular topic dealing with Spanish culture or history and we’llRead more…

Salmon Salvage {Recipe ReDux}

You know how you have an idea in your head– and it seems wonderful– but then something happens and things don’t go as planned. That’s what happened to me. I had to salvage my salmon plans and ended up withRead more…

Orange Fill In The Blank Revisited

It’s a truism in life that things get better with practice. It takes some effort to learn how to eat less meat. You have to replace old eating habits with new ones. Nowadays I’m comfortable using veggie sources of proteinRead more…

Keema: A Curry You Should Know (and Love)

There are so many different types of curries in the world that it’s possible to have a different curry every single night for a year. This particular curry, keema, comes from Pakistan and falls into the mild category, although itRead more…

South Korean Recipes for a Family Feast {#FOTW}

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Fiery Pineapple Rice

Don’t you get tired of plain old white or brown rice? I know I do! Recently we tried a new recipe which spices things up a bit through the use of red chili peppers, pineapple and cashew nuts for aRead more…

Cheesy Artichoke Dip

This is the second post created from items found in my freezer. Last week we made an easy gnocchi and spinach skillet from pantry and freezer items. This week it’s a Cheesy Artichoke Dip that will be perfect for snackingRead more…

Spicy Steamed Cabbage

We are cabbage lovers. Red or green, it makes no difference. It can be prepared in so many ways and eaten raw in salads. Today I’m going to share a spicy steamed cabbage that can be eaten as a sideRead more…

Gnocchi and Spinach Skillet {Carbon Fast 2015}

As in past years, Lydia’s Flexitarian Kitchen is participating in the annual Lenten Carbon Fast. This year’s theme is food waste. Find the other posts here: 2015 2014 2013 This post will wind up this year’s Carbon Fast with theRead more…

Five Meatless Burgers

Who doesn’t love a great burger? In our home a great burger is one of life’s little pleasures. Since it’s Meatless Monday I thought I’d share a few of our favorites made from a variety of beans, lentils, mushrooms andRead more…