Food For The Week 12/27/16


  1. Black Bean Soup and Cuban Sandwich (Pickles, cream cheese, plantains)

https://wordpress.com/posts/my/adeliciousdistraction.wordpress.com

2. Veggie Stir Fry and spring rolls

3. Caramelized apple sauce (Clinton street bakery) and salad for potluck

4. Brussel sprout, apple, pomegranate salad and Butternut Squash  Lasagna

https://smittenkitchen.com/2016/11/brussels-sprouts-apple-and-pomegranate-salad/

http://abc.go.com/shows/the-chew/recipes/butternut-squash-lasagna-carla-hall

5. Indian Cauliflower Soup (At link and in Vegetarian India)

https://smittenkitchen.com/2016/09/indian-spiced-cauliflower-soup/

 

 

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Food For The Week 06/06/16


  1. Spring Pea Pierogies (Freezer) and Sunshine Bowl

http://abc.go.com/shows/the-chew/recipes/sunshine-bowl-clinton-kelly

 

2. Pesto pasta and roasted beets

https://adeliciousdistraction.wordpress.com/2011/02/03/pesto-pasta-the-healthy-way/

 

3. Lentil Soup, Rosemary White Bean Dip, Kale Chips

 

4. Chickpea Zuchini Soup and salad

http://www.elizabethminchilliinrome.com/2013/08/chickpea-zucchini-soup/

Food For The Week 05/01/16


Spring Pea Pierogies and Sunshine Bowl

http://abc.go.com/shows/the-chew/recipes/spring-pea-pierogies-michael-symon

http://abc.go.com/shows/the-chew/recipes/sunshine-bowl-clinton-kelly

 

 

Rosemary White bean dip

https://adeliciousdistraction.wordpress.com/?s=white+bean+

 

Chickpea Salad, Falafel

http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-chickpea-barley-and-zucchini-ribbon-salad-with-mint-and-feta-173373

http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/homemade-falafel/

 

Mint Pesto Pasta and roasted broccoli

http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/mint-pesto

Food For The Week 10/12/15


Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Corn Salad, burritos

http://www.flourishingfoodie.com/2015/08/sweet-potato-black-bean-and-corn-salad.html#more

Chickpea and Zucchini Soup

http://www.elizabethminchilliinrome.com/2013/08/chickpea-zucchini-soup/

http://www.whatscookinggoodlooking.com/whats-cooking-good-looking/2013/12/30/sweet-potato-tart-with-garlic-chili-oil.html?rq=sweet%20potato

Food for the Week 09/07/15


  1. Burritos and Cucumber Avocado Salad

http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2015/04/obsessively-good-avocado-cucumber-salad/

2. Lentil Burgers, Creamed Corn with Poblanos

http://www.whatscookinggoodlooking.com/whats-cooking-good-looking/2011/9/16/healthy-spicy-creamy-corn-with-roasted-poblanos.html?rq=peppers

http://cookieandkate.com/2014/lentil-chickpea-veggie-burgers-with-avocado-green-harissa/

3. Zucchini and rosemary pasta, Roasted Veggies

http://www.elizabethminchilliinrome.com/2014/05/zucchini-ricotta-and-rosemary-pasta/

Eggplant Napoleans


2 medium eggplants, cut into 1/2-3/4″ thick rounds

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

Dried italian seasoning mix, or dried basil

16 oz fresh mozzarella cheese,  in the “loaf” shape is best (not shredded), sliced into 1/4″ rounds

2 large tomatoes, sliced into 1/4″ rounds

Fresh basil

~ 1 cup Tomato sauce

 

  1. Optional: Salt both sides of eggplant rounds and let sit for 15-20 minutes on a paper towel to remove moisture (pat side not on paper towel down). This changes the texture a little bit, makes it a bit chewier which Is  how I like it
  2. Preheat oven to 375F
  3. Heat a grill pan over medium high heat and drizzle with olive oil
  4. Place as many eggplant rounds as you can fit on the grill pan. Season the top with salt, pepper, and dried seasoning. Let sit for ~ 2 minutes or until there is a char on the bottom side
  5. Flip each eggplant piece and season, allowing the other side to char. The eggplant should not get mushy though
  6. Repeat until all eggplant are cooked
  7. On a sheet pan, lay down each eggplant round. Top with ~ 1Tbsp tomato sauce, followed by the mozzarella cheese, and a slice of tomato. Repeat until everything is used
  8. Cook in the oven until cheese is melted
  9. Top each eggplant stack with a fresh basil leaf

Food For The Week 08/10/15


  1. Enchiladas and cucumber/avocado salad

http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2015/04/obsessively-good-avocado-cucumber-salad/

2. Lentil Soup, Falafel, and Baba Ganoush

https://adeliciousdistraction.wordpress.com/2015/08/09/middle-eastern-lentil-soup/

http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/homemade-falafel/

http://abc.go.com/shows/the-chew/recipes/baba-ganoush-with-yogurt-chicken-skewers-michael-symon

3. Eggplant Napoleans and Barley Risotto

http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2010/01/barley-risotto-with-beans-and-greens/

https://adeliciousdistraction.wordpress.com/2015/08/09/eggplant-napoleans/