meatless monday

roasted veggie tacos

daisi - June 18, 2013
roasted veggie tacos

I saw this recipe in Martha Stewart Living and immediately thought it sounded amazing. Roasted vegetables on a taco, why had I never thought of this before? It’s simple enough: roast veggies, slap them on a tortilla. Her recipe was for portobello and zucchini tacos and don’t they look amazing? I didn’t just stop at zucchini and portobellos though. I used all of the in-season …

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horseradish roasted potatoes

daisi - January 21, 2013
horseradish roasted potatoes

I borrowed this recipe from my friend, (and fantastic cook) Megan V. She posted the pic and shared the recipe on instagram. Thank goodness for social media, right? I know there are some who judge food pics on instagram, but I would never. I love getting ideas for new recipes and what better way to make you crave a dish than by posting yummy pictures? I made these for …

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oven-baked sweet potato fries

daisi - October 1, 2012

The key to good, crispy sweet potato fries is sea salt. Sea salt. Sea salt. Sea salt. I made these the other night and will definitely be making them on a regular basis. Super easy… all you need is a sweet potato or two. Sea salt, pepper and olive oil. Printoven-baked sweet potato fries Ingredientssweet potato (1 potato = 2 servings) sea salt (coarse) freshly …

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Four-Cheese Pizza

daisi - September 3, 2012
4-cheese pizza

This pizza also came from the Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook that we received as a wedding gift. [click here to buy] The cheese combination is very unique and scrumptious. All you need to do is prepare your favorite pizza dough, which can be homemade or store bought. I know you can buy the fresh pizza dough from Whole Foods or maybe even …

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Cilantro Lime Brown Rice

daisi - August 6, 2012

In these warm (understatement of the year) summer months, I’ve been craving light, refreshing meals. This week cilantro was on my brain. I do love me some Qdoba, so I decided to attempt a healthier-homemade naked burrito bowl at home, complete with cilantro-lime brown rice. Inspired by this Two Peas & Their Pod cilantro-lime rice, I decided to make a healthier version by substituting brown rice for white. The …

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Meatless Monday: Stuffed Zucchini

daisi - March 5, 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve done a meatless Monday recipe for my friends at Square. I feel bad. I’m such a slacker. But here is one for Square and for you. This recipe originated with this Cooking Light recipe so you know it’ll be good AND healthy. Here’s what you’ll need: 3 (1.3-ounce) slices day-old whole-wheat bread 3-4 medium zucchini 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided …

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Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash [square]

daisi - January 2, 2012

I’ve been wanting to try a stuffed acorn squash recipe for a while now. I really, really, really like quinoa so when I came across a recipe stuffing acorn squash with quinoa, I knew I had to try it myself. This recipe is so simple, yet yields a great, filling, and healthy meal. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did! Here is what you will …

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Garlicky Spinachy Lasagna

daisi - December 19, 2011

This meatless Monday is a story of a potential disaster turned success. I set out to make this Garlicky Spinach Lasagna, but I did it mostly wrong. The good news is, my way turned out great and I decided to share it with you. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 1/2 lbs. baby spinach or 1 box frozen spinach 4 tbsp. butter 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped …

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1 list / 2 meatless meals

daisi - June 8, 2011

When I go to the grocery store or preferably, the farmers’ market, I tend to overbuy vegetables. Nothing wrong with that, especially when it leads to two great meatless meals in one week. I know the list looks rather long, but vegetables are pretty cheap and you can always substitute your favorites for what I used in the recipes below. What you’ll need: ginger, honey, …

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Boursin Creamed Spinach

daisi - April 25, 2011

The return of meatless Monday is back with a fantastic, super delicious, mildly unhealthy side dish. But who doesn’t love a rich and savory side dish full of spinach and cream? I made this for our valentine’s day dinner date (yeah, I’m just now getting around to posting). I served it with garlic butter scallops and wild mushroom risotto. It was a very rich, but amazing meal, …

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