Entrees, Side Dishes, Uncategorized

Roasted Dubliner Summer Squash


Serves 4
4 medium sized Yellow Squashes OR Zucchinis
Sliced Dubliner Cheese OR Parmesan Cheese
Onion Powder
Her Seasoning

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
Cut off the ends of the squashes
Slice them in half
Top them with the seasoning
Place the squashes (sliced side facing up) on a baking sheet
Bake for 45 minutes

Entrees, Side Dishes, Vegan

Indian Lentil Dal

Serves 4
1 Package (16 oz) Dry Lentils
4 cups Vegetable OR Chicken Broth
4 Tbs Cumin
1 small Onion
1 Can Diced Tomatoes
1 package Frozen Sweet Peas
Salt to taste
2 Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk

Simmer Lentils in Broth on medium heat (stir often)
Chop Onion
Sautee Onion in Oil
Put Tomatoes and Peas into Sauté mix (in order to defrost Peas and warm Tomatoes)
Once lentils soften and start to break apart, then mix in sauté mix
Add Salt
Cook until lentils are broken apart
Add Almond Milk and mix thoroughly

Entrees, Side Dishes, Vegan

Thai Pumpkin Ginger Coconut Soup

Serves 4
2 Tbs Curry Paste
3 Tbs Ginger Paste
2 Cans Pumpkin
2 Tbs Lemon Grass Paste
4 Cups Vegetable Broth
1 Can Lite Coconut Milk
2 Tbs Xylitol Sweetener
Salt to taste

Heat Curry Paste on medium heat until become runny and bubbly
Add ginger and pumpkin and whisk
Cook for 3 minutes until mixture starts to bubbles
Add vegetable broth and whisk
Add Xylitol and Coconut Milk
Whisk and cook for 3 mins

Entrees, Side Dishes

Skinny Mac and Cheese

Serves 1-2
1 Wedge Laughing Cow Reduced Fat Cheese (I used swiss)
2 slices Low Fat/Fat Free Cheddar OR American Cheese
1 Package Shiritaki Tofu Macaroni Noodles (8 oz)

Rinse noodles in water, thoroughly
Strain and dry noodles thoroughly (I used a paper towel to absorb most of the moisture)
Place Noodles in bowl
Break out the Cube and and slices of Cheese
Microwave for 1 minute
Mix thoroughly

Side Dishes

Garlic Butter Mashed Cauliflower

Serves 4
1 Cauliflower Head
3 tbs Light Butter
Garlic Powder to taste
Salt to taste
Slice the Cauliflower Head and steam until very soft (about 15-20 minutes)
Drain the steamed Cauliflower thoroughly
Place the drained Cauliflower back into the pot
Add the Light Butter, Salt, and Garlic Powder
Mash until smooth and creamy 20140721-193816-70696364.jpg