Vegetarian Main Dish Recipes:

I am not a vegetarian. It’s possible these recipes may include ingredients like chicken stock. These recipes are basically my meatless main dishes or hearty side dishes that could serve as a main dish. They may need to be adjusted for someone who is a strict vegetarian.

Cheesy Herb Eggplant

Every spring I get excited about cooking light dishes with herbs that I grow in my garden. So when I decided I needed to get the eggplant sitting in my refrigerator cooked before it went bad, I was thrilled to find a recipe that also used some of my favorite herbs....

Baked Spinach and Noodles

I love cream based baked pasta dishes and I love spinach, so the idea of mixing them together has always intrigued me. I found a recipe online that was a good start, but by the time I made changes to make it healthier and to accommodate what was in my fridge, my Baked...

Homemade Chinese Fried Rice

I really like cooking from scratch rather than eating unhealthy processed foods or restaurant take out too often, but I also don't usually feel like making a complicated meal. Homemade Chinese Fried Rice is a great one dish meal or side dish. Usually made from...

Vegetarian Main Dish: Eggplant Patties

I'm a big fan of eggplant as long as it isn't the classic Eggplant Parmesan recipe. So when I stumbled on this eggplant patty recipe many years ago in the newspaper, I had to give it a try. They are perfect for lunch or as a vegetarian main dish or side dish. I first...

Hearty and Healthy: Curry Split Pea and Rice Soup Recipe

A few months ago, I shared how I was trying to use up all of the food in my pantry before I moved. One of the recipes I made was Curry Split Pea and Rice Soup. I knew as soon as I saw the recipe that it would work for me with some changes, and I was right. It is a...

Easy Vegetable Recipe: Cheesy Eggplant Casserole

I love eggplant, but really am not fond of the one way that everyone makes it...eggplant parmesan. I've eaten eggplant on pizza. Ordered eggplant from the Chinese restaurant that delivers to my house. And tried a handful of unusual eggplant recipes. I think this is...

Healthy Side Dish: Balsamic Eggplant Pasta Salad

Just in case you are still trying to figure out what to make for your Labor Day picnic or potluck, I'm sharing a very easy, healthy recipe that everyone will love. I've been trying to eat healthier and this recipe is great because the only fat in it is extra virgin...

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Barley & Honey Roast Pumpkin Salad
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