The year is almost over, which means it’s a good time to pause and reflect upon the past year. Didn’t I eat some awesome food? Didn’t I find some amazing recipes? Yes, I did. And I did. So like last year, I’ve gone through my What I Ate This Week posts to find my 10 favorite recipes from 2013. Here they are, in no particular order:
Spicy Vegan Peanut Butter Tofu with Sriracha from Kalyn’s Kitchen // Peanut sauce and sriracha–of course this is one of my favorites! Serve this with rice and steamed veggies to make it a meal.
Kalamata Olive & Herb Socca with Roasted Vegetables from Tasty Yummies // This was my first time having socca and now I’m a little bit obsessed. The kalamata olives are the best part!
Vegetable Lo Mein from The Garden Grazer // I’ve learned from starting this blog that a lot of people think that vegetarian cooking is complicated, time-consuming, and difficult. This is the kind of recipe that proves them wrong. It’s simple and delicious!
Greek Dukkah-Encrusted Zucchini Fries from Greek Vegetarian // I really love Lisa’s blog and I’ve made a few recipes from it, but this one is my favorite. The dukkah forms a crispy, flavorful crust on the fries–so good!
Garlicky Grilled Kale Salad with Grilled Bread from The Kitchn // It’s rare that I get excited about a salad, but I LOVE THIS SALAD! I could eat it everyday. Even without the bread, it’s delicious. Grilling the kale is definitely worth it.
Smoky Butternut Squash Sauce with Pasta and Greens from Oh She Glows // This isn’t the best photo, but it is the best recipe. We added Field Roast and it was just like eating a big bowl of mac & cheese. But better!
Stuffed Zucchini with Creamy Peanut Lime Sauce from Dishing Up the Dirt // Stuffed zucchini is always a favorite around here and this version includes peanut sauce. Peanut sauce! The filling is made with veggies and quinoa, so these are pretty darn healthy too.
Curried Cabbage from New South Food Company // Chris really hates cabbage, but he loved this and so did I. The leftovers are perfect for tossing with quinoa or rice to have for lunch the next day.
Sun-Dried Tomato and Arugula Tartines from Vegetarian Times // Fancy! With a garlicky homemade sun-dried tomato spread and kalamata olives, these open-faced sandwiches are full of savory deliciousness.
Quinoa Spinach Mac and Cheese from Tasty Kitchen // I used less butter in here and replaced the spinach with kale, but oh man, this was really good. This is the recipe that will win over all you quinoa haters out there.