Category Archives: Vegetarian for lunch

Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Please click here to read our Disclosure statement  Adapted from Dad Cooks Dinner Vegetarian Lost http://vegetarianlost.com/ Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs   Fresh herbs are best with this recipe, but if you don’t have any on hand, you can certainly use their dried counterparts. Just use a pinch of each herb if you’re using dried.   Ingredients:   1 eggplant 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 cloves minced garlic ¼ cup fresh basil, finely […]

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Simple Grilled Fennel

  Simple Grilled Fennel   Fennel has a very distinct licorice flavor and when it’s grilled becomes a tender, melt-in-your-mouth experience you don’t want to miss.   Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 45 min Ingredients:   Fennel Olive oil Salt Pepper   How to Make It:   Trim the tops off the fennel. The stringy parts can be used as an herb in your cooking, but aren’t needed for this recipe. You can even use the […]

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Marinated and Grilled Portabello Mushroom

  Marinated and Grilled Portabello Mushroom   While die-hard meat eaters may not find this a suitable replacement to steak, for most, this marinated and grilled portabello mushroom will provide a very meaty and delicious experience.   This recipe serves 4.   Ingredients:   4 portabello mushroom caps 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 chopped cloves garlic Salt and pepper   How to Make It:   Remove the stems from the mushrooms and place […]

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Cheesy Baked Vegan Cauliflower

  Cheesy Baked Vegan Cauliflower   Love cheesy tasting cauliflower, but want to skip the dairy? This recipe is a snap to do. Just toss a few ingredients together and put them in the oven for a soft cauliflower that creamy and “cheesy” on the outside. Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 45 min Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 nutritional yeast Salt and pepper How to Make It: Preheat your oven to 350 […]

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Spinach Cheese Bake

  Spinach Cheese Bake   This side dish is a bit of an indulgence, but a delicious one at that. What could go wrong with spinach, butter, garlic, onions and cheese? Not a thing. This recipe calls for swiss cheese, but you could certainly replace it another favorite white cheese.   Ingredients:   1/4 cup butter 1 chopped onion 2-3 minced garlic cloves 1 bunch spinach 1 1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese   How to Make It: […]

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Roasted Kabocha Squash

    Roasted Kabocha Squash   Kabocha squash has a nice dense texture and is a very satisfying side dish. This recipe is for delicious squash wedges with honey balsamic glaze. Just use your fork to remove the flesh from the skin as you eat and enjoy.   Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 30 min Ingredients:   1 kabocha squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar   Instructions:   Preheat your […]

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Leek and Potato Soup

  Easy Leek and Potato Soup   Leeks are such a great addition to soup and you’ll love this hearty soup with potatoes and other fresh veggies. This recipe has been adapted from Jamie Oliver, but the measurements and ingredients have been varied.   Ingredients:   2 tablespoons olive oil 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped 1 cup cauliflower, chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated or minced 2-3 leeks, […]

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Oven-Baked Kale Chips

    Oven-Baked Kale Chips   They may not be potato chips, but they’re a close second. These crispy and nutrition-packed chips are sure to be gobbled up quickly.   Ingredients:   One bunch kale cut in bite sized pieces Olive oil Salt and pepper   How to Make It:   Preheat your oven to 325 F. Wash the kale thoroughly and rip it up into bite sized pieces, discarding the stems.     In a large […]

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Parmesan Baked Swiss Chard Stems

  Parmesan Baked Swiss Chard Stems   If you’ve ever booked Swiss chard and wondered what could be done with those fabulous looking stems, look no further. Here’s a recipe adapted from Kalyn’s Kitchen.   Ingredients:   Swiss chard stems, cut in 1 ½ inch pieces Pepper Parmesan cheese   How to Make It:   Preheat your oven to 400 F.   The stems are quite hard, so they need to be softened before baking them with […]

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