Kung Pao Veggies Recipe

Kung Pao Veggies

You can go to almost any Chinese restaurant and order Kung Pao Chicken, but I have never seen a vegetarian version on a restaurant menu. This means that if you stop eating meat, you can never eat Kung Pao again. Okay, no, not really. You just have to make your own meatless version. That’s easy… 

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Vegan Black Bean Enchiladas with Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

Black Bean Enchiladas With Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Cream

I have a thing for Mexican-inspired food. Sure, most people like it, but my family and I love it almost too much for words. I am pretty sure we would all be perfectly happy with some version of Mexican food every day of the week–it’s an obsession of epic proportions over here. Tacos, chilaquiles, or… 

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Gumbo Recipe

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Gumbo

Yes, I know, this gumbo is inauthentic. There’s no seafood, there’s no sausage, and there’s not even any chicken. But that’s the point of these Make It Meatless posts! How do you take something made with meat and make it vegetarian? Well, here’s one lesson I’ve learned over the years: Don’t be afraid to be… 

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Tortilla Pie with Black Beans and Zucchini Recipe

Recipe | Tortilla Pie with Black Beans & Zucchini

I am fascinated by casseroles. Maybe it’s because I grew up eating them. I’m pretty sure a good half of the recipes in my mom’s dinner rotation were some form of casserole. There was Cheesy Beef Casserole, Potato Casserole, Green Bean Casserole, Shipwreck Casserole–and pretty much every casserole involved a can of soup, cheese, or… 

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Veggie-Loaded Chili Recipe

Recipe | Veggie-Loaded Chili (and it’s freezer-friendly!)

After what I posted last week about not being ready for fall recipes yet, you probably think I’m a big hypocrite for posting this Veggie-Loaded Chili today. But let me explain! This is not a fall recipe, you see. It’s what I like to call a transitional recipe. It uses summer produce (which is still… 

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Grilled Veggie Banh Mi Sandwiches Recipe

Recipe | Grilled Veggie Banh Mi Sandwiches

This weekend I went to check on my garden and all the squash plants were limp, brown, and crispy. Curse you, vine borers! I was pretty much expecting it to happen though, because a) it happens every year, and b) I had my first actual encounter with vine borers this summer, which I enumerated in… 

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Freekeh, Zucchini & Pistachio Salad Recipe

Recipe | Freekeh, Zucchini & Pistachio Salad

Have I mentioned before that Chris works from home too? Our offices are across from each other and I bother him constantly. I’m pretty much the work-at-home equivalent of that obnoxious person on the other side of your cubicle who will not shut up. As I was getting ready to write this post, I asked… 

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Mama Ghannouj Recipe

Recipe | Mama Ghannouj (Baba Ghannouj made with zucchini!)

We used to live a few minutes away from the most amazing Middle Eastern fast food restaurant. The food was cheap, delicious, and plentiful, which worked well for us since we were on a tight budget. And whenever we went there, we’d always order what we called The Trifecta: Hummus, Baba Ghannouj, and Mama Ghannouj…. 

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Stuffed Zucchini with Creamy Peanut Lime Sauce

What I Ate This Week | Stuffed Zucchini with Quinoa & Peanut Sauce + Other Peanut Buttery Things

You know how sometimes you get to the last few bites of a meal and you feel a little sad because you don’t want it to end? (You do, right? That’s not just me?) We had a lot of those kinds of meals this week. It was glorious. And full of peanut butter. Here’s what… 

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