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How to Substitute Fresh Spinach for Frozen

How to substitute fresh spinach for frozen spinach! Or, a simple way to saute spinach for an easy side dish. Several recipes I’ve attempted lately have called for frozen spinach. I love spinach, but I have some trouble getting flavorful dishes when I use the frozen spinach. For example, I’m going to blame frozen spinach for the …

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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 …

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Apple matchsticks

Spicy and sweet and weirdly addicting – I call them apple matchsticks! Welcome to the second installment for my week of simple apple recipes! I call these apple matchsticks. These sort of happened by accident. Originally these were going to be matchstick fries. So even though these aren’t matchstick fries, I feel like matchsticks is still an …

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Heirloom tomato tart

Heirloom tomato tart with homemade puff pastry, vegan pesto, and heirloom tomatoes. Delicious! If you’ve been following along, we started this week with homemade puff pastry, a vegan almond pesto, and we’re finishing up the week with the finished product: heirloom tomato tart. Isn’t it a beaut? I used mini heirloom tomatoes. They were just too …

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Slightly sweet cranberry sauce

Slightly sweet cranberry sauce flavored with honey and fruit juice. 4 ingredients make this a perfect vegetarian and gluten free side dish for Thanksgiving or holiday dinners.  This recipe is for those of you who aren’t big fans of regular cranberry sauce (like me) because of the tartness. I don’t know why cranberries can be …

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Challah Apple Vegetarian Stuffing

This vegetarian challah bread stuffing will be great at your Thanksgiving table. Cooked on the stovetop to save oven space, added apples for crunch, and garnished with fresh rosemary. Do you remember my challah bread recipe? Well, if you have enough willpower to not eat all 3 of the loaves at once, then you can …

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