Category Archives: Vegetarian

Dad’s Eggplant (Aubergine) Pizzas

Contains:  Dairy, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, paleo, not truly Italian but inspired, and something good we grew up with.   You can make this an omnivore dish by adding in some ground beef, or perhaps pepperoni slices.  They’re not essential, and … Continue reading

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Homesteading: Evaluating This Year’s Veggie Successes and Failures; Planning for Next Year

Raised Beds:  Potatoes:  A marked success.  We will use more Yukon seed potatoes next year.  I can purchase in a local store, although perhaps I will have some seed potatoes from this year? Cucumbers:  They grew well here, but I … Continue reading

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Savory Puff Pastry “Cookies”

Contains:  wheat, gluten, potential nightshades.  Is:  Quick and easy, fun.  Can be vegetarian if you don’t use bacon grease.  I did this one on a spur of the moment inspiration, assuming you can call this an inspiration.  But they can … Continue reading

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Roasted Baby Asian Eggplant/Aubergine and Fennel

Contains:  Nightshades.   Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Whole30, gluten-free, quick and easy.   There’s also a bit of radish in here, as well as scallion (green onion).  This dish was made as a side (for the braised goat shoulder dish) but could … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Tex Mex Chili, Plus a Dry Spice Blend

Contains:  Legumes, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, also dairy free and vegan, depending on toppings.  Great for all-week dining. I attended a potluck with five other women on Saturday.  It was a warm afternoon, and we enjoyed what was likely to be … Continue reading

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Fresh Apple & Plum Buttermilk Upside Down Cake

Contains:  Dairy products.  Is:  Vegetarian, a dessert. A lot of the upside down cakes are made using canned fruits.  It is (the tail end of) fresh fruit season here, so I decided to use fresh apple and fresh plum that … Continue reading

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Eggplant / Aubergine Steaks with Farro and a Pomegranate Molasses Tahini Sauce (Vegan)

Contains:  Gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan.   This is a recipe I made in order to create something for a Cookingbites recipe challenge.  The ingredient to be used was tahini.  So, here’s a sauce, and the meal I created to use … Continue reading

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Eggplant/Aubergine Breakfast Tortilla with Egg, Cabbage, and Sprouts

Contains:   Eggs, nightshades, gluten/wheat, dairy.   Is:  Vegetarian. For this recipe I used wheat tortilla wraps, and I warmed them in the skillet.  I have no clue why, but I just can’t get myself to eat and enjoy a COLD wrap … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Summer Squash / Courgette Chips, Onions, and (again) Grape or Cherry Tomatoes

Contains:  Potential nightshades, read carefully.   Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Whole30, homesteading, Putting Food By! You can use your oven, but temperatures, especially at the low range needed for dehydration, can be iffy – but instead of not dehydrating at all … Continue reading

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Pickled Quail Eggs Three Ways

Contains: Eggs. Added sugar for one recipe.  Is: Vegetarian.  Two recipes are Paleo, Whole30.                                                      … Continue reading

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