Tag: weeknight

Game Day Chili with Salsa

Game Day Chili with Salsa

A delicious chili perfect for a weeknight meal or for game day homegating or tailgating. This recipe is made with simple ingredients and features Green Mountain GringoĀ® Medium Salsa for extra flavor and convenience. Make it in a slow cooker or on the stove top. Vegan (with traditional adaptations). Serves 8.

Pasta Primavera with Roasted Vegetables

Pasta Primavera with Roasted Vegetables

Primavera means “spring” but a solid pasta dish means “year-round” to me šŸ™‚ We love this flavorful and hearty meal and hope you will, too! Plus, this gives me an excuse to use the good vegetarian Parmesan we found at Trader Joe’s!! (If you’re a 

Yum Yum Sauce

Yum Yum Sauce

Before I had been diagnosed with food allergies, Andrew and I would often visit a local Japanese steakhouse for their delicious and cheap Hibachi dinners. Our meal was less than $15 combined for veggies, fried rice, and spring rolls. The meal wasn’t complete without the 

Easy Pasta Fagioli

Easy Pasta Fagioli

Looking for a hearty, healthy weeknight meal that’s ready in about 30 minutes? This Easy Pasta Fagioli is perfect! It falls between a soup and a pasta dish but it’s definitely not “just” a vegetable soup and it’s not your typical heavy, starchy pasta meal, 

Vegetable Soup with V8 Juice

Vegetable Soup with V8 Juice

Easy vegetable soup made with vegetable juice. Hearty, filling, healthy and completely customizable. Written vegan but can be adapted for meat eaters, too. Recipe for slow-cooker on low (8-10 hours).

Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Brown Butter Sage Sauce

Brown butter sage sauce is a delicious combination of sweet, nutty, and savory– perfect over squash-filled pastas or roasted vegetables. Quick and easy for any night of the week.

Vegetarian Philly Cheese Steaks

Vegetarian Philly Cheese Steaks

A good Philly is hard to beat. One of my favorite restaurants in Blacksburg (Annie’s) served a delicious Philly with chopped steak, onions, peppers and topped with lettuce, onion and mayo/mustard. I know that’s not “traditional” but it was excellent and a very fond memory 

Best Ever Brussels Sprouts

Best Ever Brussels Sprouts

This 75 degree sunny weather we’ve been having makes me wants all the fresh things around–green foods, pretty flowers and as much time outside with the pups as possible. Hopefully you’ve been blessed with some great weather, too! And if you are looking for an 

Pumpkin Parmesan Cream Sauce

Pumpkin Parmesan Cream Sauce

Yesterday I shared my basic pumpkin pureeĀ and now I’m sharing some ways to enjoy your homesteading efforts. This pasta sauce is creamy, flavorful and different. Good different—not a standard Italian night dinner and not something you’ll find on many menus. It combines two of the 

Sweet and Spicy Sausage and Grits

Sweet and Spicy Sausage and Grits

We’ve been making this dish for years in our house and it’s a go-to for any weeknight we’re craving easy comfort food. I can’t have traditional sausage and grits that comes with shrimp so I’ve created something shellfish-free but still delicious! A little sweet, a