Category Archives: Vegetarian

Rice Flavored with Cumin, Fenugreek, and Curry Leaf

Contains:  Fascinating Indian flavors, optional dairy (ghee).  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, potentially vegan.   The idea of flavored rice truly appealed to me, especially for eating in combination with Indian dishes – or perhaps on its own.  I had leftover okra … Continue reading

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Indian Curry: Okra, Mushroom, Tomato, Onion

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, Whole30.   I’ve been wanting to do a vegetarian Indian okra and mushroom dish for awhile.  Everything else was here to hand, just needed the inspiration towards putting this all together.  Will be getting … Continue reading

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Father’s Day: Stuffed Pepper, Featuring Apple & Onion (Vegan)

Contains: Nightshades.  Is: Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, vegan. While I got most of my loving for those “odd bits” from Dad, he never shied away from his vegetables.  I think he’d enjoy the spirit behind this recipe, as well … Continue reading

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Grilling Season: Vegetarian Burgers

Contains:  Legumes, egg, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free.   And yes, you can optionally top this with cheese if you wish.  Or faux cheese, if you don’t do dairy.   And/or onion and tomato.  I’m simply going to use … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: English Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Contains:  Dairy, gluten.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.   Mother had several specialties when we were growing up, but one of the most simple (and yet still quite a hit) was her English tea sandwiches.  I loved this one, as … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Covered Blueberry Clusters

Contains:  Added sugar, potentially dairy (depends on your chocolate).  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, a dessert, quick and easy. I remembered a friend telling me about melting chocolate over frozen blueberries and making a dessert.   So, briefly I surfed hither and … Continue reading

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Japanese Salad, with Ginger or Wafu (Sesame) Dressing & Optional Tako Su Topping

Contains:  Soy, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian/vegan, if you omit the optional octopus (served off to the side to begin with).  Gluten-free if you source your soy / tamari sauce accordingly.  Or, if you switch to coconut aminos (in which case, … Continue reading

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