By Holly V. Gray

Vegetarian

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

The holidays are busy enough so today’s post is featuring a super easy and tasty appetizer/snack you can throw together in five minutes! Seriously. I’m using Stella Blue Cheese in this dip for its tangy flavor and semi-soft texture and serving it with water crackers, […]

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers with Spinach and Mushrooms

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers with Spinach and Mushrooms

These are not the stuffed peppers of my childhood – loaded with rice-y ground beef and spaghetti sauce (?). Today, I present to you a significant upgrade to those old school stuffed peppers. Here, we’re keeping the rice but replacing the ground beef with hearty […]

Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts

Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts

The latest addition to our Pasta Night rotation is this creamy Alfredo deliciousness packed with colorful, good-for-you veggies. This recipe is easily customizable to whatever vegetables and pasta you have on hand. Enjoy! Print Yum Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts Ingredients2 cups […]

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

You know those days when you don’t want to turn on the oven or do any real cooking on the stove but you could really go for some good old-fashioned cheesy carb-loaded comfort food? I had one of those days last week and this mac […]

Zucchini Noodles and Spaghetti Pasta Olio with Chickpeas and Mozzarella

Zucchini Noodles and Spaghetti Pasta Olio with Chickpeas and Mozzarella

We actually ate dinner outside on the back deck last night! This is a big deal because it has been cold and raining here in our part of Northern Virginia for what feels like the entire month of May. But that seems to be over […]

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

One thing I know for sure about stuffing is that everyone has an opinion on what makes a good one. Personally, I prefer mine with a little crunch and minus any cream-of soups which is the exact opposite of the cornbread-based dressing I was exposed to […]

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Are you ready for a super easy and tasty appetizer that requires zero cooking and only two ingredients? It doesn’t get much easier than this: Grab a 5oz. package of herbed chèvre (goat cheese) and an 8oz. jar of prepared peperonata, which can be found […]

Vegetarian Greek-Style Chicken Salad

Vegetarian Greek-Style Chicken Salad

My big plan for this meal was to serve the salad in pitas but pita bread can be very finicky and will tear it you look at it the wrong way. Fortunately, I only destroyed two pieces before moving on to my backup plan of […]

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

File this one under “easiest appetizers ever”. Seriously, you can have these tasty little cucumber bites ready to go in a matter of minutes. Slice, mix, pile it on; that’s it. Here’s the recipe: 1 small-medium cucumber 1/2 cup Mediterranean feta cheese, crumbled 2 teaspoons […]

The Six Million Dollar Tofu “Egg” Salad

The Six Million Dollar Tofu “Egg” Salad

I recently received a complimentary advance copy of Annie and Dan Shannon’s (www.meettheshannons.com) latest cookbook creation – Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking (in stores next week!) and the first recipe I tried out of this beautiful book was The Six Million Dollar Tofu “Egg” […]