Apple Cheddar Braided Pastries

Apple Cheddar Braided Pastries

This recipe was submitted by a follower of this blog, and we have really enjoyed it. Not too sweet, this pastry makes a special breakfast treat or dessert.

Chickpea Zucchini Meatballs

Chickpea Zucchini Meatballs

With a can of chickpeas and a zucchini, your spaghetti dinner can include Italian meatballs. Done in the food processor, they are ready in a snap.

Vegetarian Minnesota Hotdish

Vegetarian Minnesota Hotdish

Minnesota hotdishes are convenient one-dish meals that are great for family meals or potluck suppers. Here is a tasty vegetarian version. Loaded with vegetables, the buttered "tater tots" on top are crisp and tasty.

Wheat Germ Granola

Wheat Germ Granola

I like to pump up the protein in our granola with wheat germ and nuts. Mildly sweet, this honeyed breakfast treat is great for snacks too!

Cranberry beans have pretty reddish purple streaks when raw, and turn a pale greenish yellow when cooked. They are delicious with this simple onion cream sauce.

Soy Pepperoni Cauliflower

Soy Pepperoni Cauliflower

Leftover mashed potatoes are put to good use in this recipe! Pepperoni-flavored TVP (textured vegetable/soy protein) combines with the tomatoes, oregano and Parmesan cheese in this dish to add a "pizza flavor" everyone will love!

Caribbean Red Beans w/Chicken TVP

Caribbean Red Beans w/Chicken TVP

The lovely combination of exotic spices and fresh thyme in this dish is irresistible. Use my recipe for Vegetarian Perfect Rice as an accompaniment!