Gnocchi with Zucchini, Basil & Brown Butter

Can you tell based on some of my previous recipes that I have really been getting my fill of zucchini lately. It's fresh, flavorful, low in calories and a good source of potassium, and vitamins A and C.  Convenient store-bought potato gnocchi is tossed with zucchini, onions and garlic that have all been sautéed in browned butter to create this [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:38:39+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|Dairy & Soy Free Vegetarian, Food, Vegetarian|2 Comments

Black Bean Cakes

These pan-fried black bean cakes are crispy on the outside and soft and creamy in the center. The idea for this recipe came about after meeting some of my girlfriends at the Flying Biscuit Café for lunch a few weeks ago. All three of us ordered the Love cakes, which consisted of black beans and cornmeal, [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:38:44+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Dairy & Soy Free Vegetarian, Food, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Black Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burger

I always have a box of veggie burgers in our freezer to add on top of a salad or a bun for a quick lunch idea or for nights when Jason is traveling. However, after making these quinoa and black bean burgers I may forever be ruined and never buy store-bought again. These hearty and filling burgers are simple to make, incredibly nutritious and [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:38:48+00:00 March 26th, 2013|Dairy & Soy Free Vegetarian, Food, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burger

Its been a glorious week here in Charlotte and spring has officially arrived. Welcome warm weather, longer days and lots of grilling out. After my last several post (seven layer cookies, chocolate cake, and Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Scones) it is time that I share a healthy, veggie packed recipe with you. And boy is it good.  I found [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:39:15+00:00 March 17th, 2012|Dairy & Soy Free Vegetarian, Food, Vegetarian|1 Comment