Tag Archives: meatless

Meatless Casserole loved by ALL

Posted on 28. May, 2013 in Food

This dish took 1st prize at the family BBQ! Everyone seemed to love it, and it is so easy and inexpensive to make. This would be a perfect dish for a BBQ at home (it would be hard to keep it at a safe temperature if you didn’t have an oven) or for a light lunch or dinner. (more…)

Meatless Monday – Enchilada Casserole in the Slow Cooker

Posted on 18. Mar, 2012 in Food

Whip together this vegetarian enchilada casserole, put it in your slow-cooker and come home to an easy dinner.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons diced green chiles, divided

1/2 cup salsa

1/4 cup chopped green onions

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 (11-ounce) can corn with red and green peppers, drained

1 (10-ounce) can enchilada sauce

1/2 cup egg substitute

1 (8 1/2 ounce) package corn muffin mix

2 tablespoons chopped bottled roasted red bell peppers

1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican blend or cheddar cheese

6 tablespoons low-fat sour cream or fat free greek yogurt

1 1/2 teaspoons thinly sliced fresh cilantro

Preparation

1. Place 2 tablespoons green chiles and next 6 ingredients (through enchilada sauce) in a 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker; stir well. Cover with lid; cook on low-heat setting 4 hours.

2. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon green chiles, egg substitute, muffin mix, and roasted bell peppers in a bowl. Spoon batter evenly over bean mixture in slow cooker. Cover and cook 1 hour or until corn bread is done.

3. Sprinkle cheese over corn bread. Cover and cook 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Top each serving with sour cream; sprinkle with cilantro.

 

Meatless Monday with Low Carb? Answer: Vegetable Parmesean

Posted on 26. Feb, 2012 in Food

Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis (more…)

Baked Ziti with Summer (Colorful) Vegetables

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Food

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California Zucchini Bake with Veggie Burgers

Posted on 17. Apr, 2011 in Food

Meatless Monday- California Zucchini Bake.

This creamy, super-colorful casserole, made with Morningstar Farms® Garden Veggie Patties™ Veggie Burgers, will bring a little West Coast flair and flavor to your dinner table.

http://www.morningstarfarms.com/recipes_california-zucchini-bake.aspx (more…)

Weekly Tips for February 21, 2011

Posted on 21. Feb, 2011 in Uncategorized

Have you heard what is going on in our world? The riots, the death, destruction and terrible illnesses.  It really requires us to take a long look at what we have going on in our own personal lives and evaluate it as “really that bad?”  We have heard some terrible news about family friends sufferring from life ending diseases and financial ruin.  So, is it “really that bad” that you ate some cake over the weekend? Or you didn’t make it to the gym every day last week. The kids progress reports came out and they need to focus more in school?  Heading into March, it is time to re-evaluate our ideas, goals and resolutions for 2011.  We can acheive anything we put our energies to, but are those acheivements “attainable”? (more…)

Meatless Dinner — Grilled Eggplant Provolone

Posted on 21. Feb, 2011 in Food

Ingredients

1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

3 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

4 small eggplants, cut in half lengthwise

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1/2 pound deli-style thick-sliced mild provolone

Grilled Salsa (more…)

Week of Easy Meals for the Busy Family

Posted on 18. Apr, 2010 in Food

Looking ahead for weekday dinner inspirations? Here are five ideas for five nights.

Monday: Going meatless

Simple Bean and Pasta Parmesan Bake is a good go-to Monday dish. Preheat oven to 350. While a box of penne pasta is cooking, sauté chopped onions and a garlic clove in olive oil. Add 2 cans diced tomatoes with herbs and a can of drained cannellini beans. Mix with drained pasta. Pour into casserole dish and sprinkle with a mixture of bread crumbs and parmesan cheese. Bake until top is bubbly and brown, about 15 minutes. Serve with a green salad. (more…)