Skillet Vegetarian Curry

daisi - November 11, 2012

This recipe was originally posted way back in January 2011 [see original here]- but I am making it for dinner tonight so I thought I’d bring it up to the top just in case you may have missed it. It’s full of flavor and healthy – enjoy!!!  here’s what you’ll need: 1 large potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large sweet potato, peeled …

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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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Cheddar Apple Croissant Sandwiches

daisi - August 27, 2012

So there’s this restaurant, well, tea room here in Tulsa called Dragonmoon Tea Room. It’s a great place to host baby showers or bridal luncheons, and it is an especially great place to get lunch! I went the other day with my friend Megan and she ordered this killer sandwich that I decided I needed to attempt to recreate at home. I couldn’t stop thinking …

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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: Honey Glazed Carrots

daisi - March 12, 2012

Here’s another side dish for your meatless Monday collection. I used to DREAD cooked carrot day in middle school. I hated everything about them (texture, taste, look) and it’s taken me this long to attempt eating them again. Raw carrots are a completely different story. I made this recipe (adapted from here) hoping I could convert my adult self into a cooked carrot lover. And you …

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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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Meatless Monday: Swiss Chard with Grilled Polenta

daisi - September 15, 2011

Get to your local farmer’s market and pick up some swiss chard right now. It is a must have for your future meatless meals. It’s so hearty I doubt you will miss the meat, especially when you pair it with grilled polenta as a base. Ingredients 1 tube polenta 2 tablespoons butter Approximately 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons 1 tablespoon minced garlic …

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