Mini Quinoa Cakes

Amy introduced our family to quinoa some time ago. We have mostly reserved it for a side dish, either standing on its own, or tossed with veggies, beans, dried fruit or other additions for a pilaf-style salad side dish. Amy has a post on here about a quinoa loaf we made that was good, but… Continue reading Mini Quinoa Cakes


Split Pea Soup for You & Baby

I love to use my crockpot on the weekends and last weekend was no exception (I can never quite get it together on a weekday morning.) I made split pea soup. Now don't think "gross". Split pea soup may look gross but it's actually pretty good and very good for you. Split pea soup is… Continue reading Split Pea Soup for You & Baby


Cranberry Quinoa Pilaf

Hello there! Yes I am still here even though I haven't posted for most of January. January is my busiest month at work and now that it's ending, I am starting to crawl out of my office and rejoin the rest of civilization. Last night my family got together to celebrate my siblings' birthdays this… Continue reading Cranberry Quinoa Pilaf


Sweet Potato Tofu Jambalaya

The other day I consulted Betty to determine how to bake a butternut squash (to eventually purée for Jack). As I was flipping through I noticed that Betty has a vegetarian section. Huh. Did not know that was in there. I glanced through the recipes and found one for sweet potato tofu jambalaya that looked… Continue reading Sweet Potato Tofu Jambalaya


My First Homemade Seitan

I crawled out of my cave and finally joined Twitter a few months ago.  One of my favorite followees is VegWeb.  They tweet delicious sounding recipes daily.  I've gotten a few dinner ideas from their tweets! One of their tweets awhile back was an easy seitan recipe.  (Seitan is a vegetarian protein made out of… Continue reading My First Homemade Seitan


Slow Cooker Sunday: Chickpea Wild Rice Soup

No it's not Sunday.  But this is what I made in my slow cooker a couple Sundays ago: Chickpea Wild Rice Soup @ The Domestic Vegan I forgot to take a picture when we had it for dinner (Jack was having a rough evening), so here's a picture of the leftovers for lunch on Monday.… Continue reading Slow Cooker Sunday: Chickpea Wild Rice Soup