Middle Eastern Inspired Pureed Vegetable Soup Recipe

One of the things I love most about the chilly weather is that it inspires me to make homemade soup.  I love tossing ingredients into a pot and letting them simmer away, infusing the entire kitchen with warm, delicious smells.  This pureed vegetable soup recipe is loaded with healthy vegetables and made creamy with the addition of coconut milk.  Adding harissa paste at the end gives it a bold, Middle Eastern flavor that is absolutely delicious.  Got Extra Veggies? Turn Them Into Pureed Soup! Homemade soup is a … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Making Your Meatless Monday Campaign a Success!

Will you be joining the Meatless Monday Campaign this year? While we are by no means vegetarian, we do many meatless days during the week. Reducing your consumption of meat can be healthy for both you and the environment. However, it can take a bit of getting used to at first.Going meatless, even for one day, may challenge what you have learned about assembling a meal. I grew up with the idea that dinner included a meat and two sides. What happens when you take away the meat? Without changing a few ideas you have about meal preparation and … [Read more...]

Asian Quinoa Recipe with Broccoli and Tofu

My husband and I have been experimenting with more vegetarian recipes. I realized that almost all of my vegetarian recipes involved cheese or pasta and I needed to branch out. This Asian quinoa recipe is loaded with protein from both the tofu and the quinoa. Fresh broccoli gives it a boost of color and the Asian inspired sauce provides a nice, bold flavor. It was honestly very tasty and I am not a huge tofu fan. This recipe served 4 people easily and I will definitely be making it again.This post contains affiliate links. If you make a … [Read more...]