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…

Reducing Food Waste: A 100 Year Old Solution

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 A few weeks ago we began a discussion about food wasteRead more…

Romesco Soup {Recipe ReDux}

Enjoy the bold taste of romesco sauce in a flavorful soup. Add some broth and perhaps some cream to already made sauce for a quick and elegant meal or snack. Given that the theme of this year’s Carbon Fast isRead more…

Cod with Romesco Sauce

Typically made with roasted red peppers and almonds, romesco sauce is a delicious accompaniment to fish, poultry and vegetables. If you have a blender or food processor, you can make fresh romesco sauce anytime you like! Romesco sauce comes fromRead more…

Kitchen Tips that Save

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 A few weeks ago we began a discussion about food wasteRead more…

Tuna Sandwich, Spanish Style

I know what you’re thinking: you really don’t need a recipe to make a tuna sandwich. And you’re absolutely right. On the other hand, if I don’t tell you about this particular variation you’ll be missing out on a greatRead more…

Lebanese Style Cauliflower

Ever since my first foray into low-carb dieting I’ve had a love affair with cauliflower. There are so many ways to cook this versatile vegetable, but I have to say adding tahini and lemon to roasted cauliflower takes the flavorRead more…

Tigres: Spanish Stuffed Mussels

Tigres are an interesting type of tapa. Chopped mussels are added to a very thick white sauce (similar to croqueta dough) which is then stuffed into mussel shells, breaded and fried. They are very popular and frequently served for specialRead more…