Skip to Content

Pepper

Simple roasted butternut squash, delicious on its own or with other veggies. Can't get much easier than this, especially if you get the squash pre-cut!

Roasted butternut squash

Simple roasted butternut squash, delicious on its own or with other veggies. Can’t get much easier than this, especially if you get the squash pre-cut! I’ve been eating a lot of squash around here lately. Butternut squash, spaghetti squash, eggplant and obviously pumpkin. I thought I was doing pretty good with eating my veggies, but I …

Read More about Roasted butternut squash
Curry sunflower hummus. Change out your normal chickpea hummus and make it out of sunflower seeds instead! Curry + cayenne spices give it an extra kick of flavor. | @trialandeater

Curry sunflower hummus

Curry sunflower hummus – Change out your normal chickpea hummus and make it out of sunflower seeds instead! Curry and cayenne spices give it an extra kick of flavor. I stopped by a vegan restaurant earlier this summer and had a meal that included a curry sunflower hummus. Up until that moment, I didn’t even realize people …

Read More about Curry sunflower hummus
Spicy summer grits. Creamy grits with jalapeno and fresh corn. This will change how you feel about grits! @trialandeater

Spicy summer grits

Spicy summer grits – creamy grits with jalapeno and fresh corn. This is a hit with people who don’t even normally love grits! Perhaps it’s a bit presumptuous for me to say this dish will change how you feel about grits – maybe you already love grits? I for one was not a fan until …

Read More about Spicy summer grits
Basil spinach almond pesto. Don't have pine nuts? No problem! @trialandeater

Basil spinach almond pesto

(Vegan) Basil spinach almond pesto. Don’t have pine nuts? Or parmesan? No problem! You can still make a basil pesto spread, no cheese or pine nuts required! Part 1 of my “make everything from scratch” meal was making homemade puff pastry. Part two… pesto! I’ll admit I never made pesto from scratch before, so when I realized …

Read More about Basil spinach almond pesto
Black bean quinoa salad - another great way to enjoy quinoa in a vegan, gluten-free way. This was a hit for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike! | trialandeater.com

Black bean quinoa salad

Black bean quinoa salad – flavorful, fast and filling. Another great way to enjoy quinoa in a vegan, gluten-free way. This was a hit for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike! Recently, I had some family come to stay with me for the weekend. I made sure I checked off everything on my to-do list. I cleaned my …

Read More about Black bean quinoa salad
Wonderful veggie-friendly burger substitute. This quinoa burger will have your family asking for seconds!

Quinoa burger

Wonderful veggie-friendly burger substitute. This quinoa burger will have your family asking for seconds! Veggie burgers sometimes get a bad rap. Meat eaters usually don’t understand why you’d eat a veggie version if you can have the real thing. Or they run closer at the word “burger” and then feel tricked after the first bite. …

Read More about Quinoa burger
You would never guess these fries are healthy! Rosemary parsnip fries are so easy to make and a great twist to any meal.

Rosemary parsnip fries

You would never guess these fries are healthy! Rosemary parsnip fries are so easy to make and add a great twist to any meal. Have you ever tried parsnips? I recently discovered them about a year ago. Maybe there is a better word besides “discovered” since these have obviously been around for a while, but …

Read More about Rosemary parsnip fries
Apple avocado egg salad no mayo | trialandeater.com

No mayo egg salad

No mayo egg salad with avocado and apples. Perfect combination of crunchy and chewy, without the extra calories of mayonnaise. You guys, I am really excited about this one. For some reason I don’t really get a craving for eggs very often. So when I say I think I could eat this egg salad all …

Read More about No mayo egg salad