Category for Meatless Monday Entrees

Baked Mac & Cheese with Veggies (Gluten-Free)


Macaroni and cheese has to be America’s most beloved comfort food. I am not talking the out-of-the-box powdered cheese kind. I mean the creamy, heavenly, sinfully rich variety that gets baked in the oven

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Nopales Salad


I am a potato salad lover, the old fashioned mayonnaise laden white potato kind, and I come from a potato salad loving family. I know that it’s not the healthiest choice at a picnic



Calabacitas: one of the recipes I’ve been longing and dreading to post. The squash and corn mixture is one of my favorite meals, but it’s also simple to cook and each region and every

Portobello Hummus Burgers


Dear Portobello Mushrooms, I was not a believer. I couldn’t imagine that a grilled mushroom on a bun could take the place of a juicy hamburger with all the smokey flavor the grill imparts. The

Thai Green Mango Salad


So many of the ingredients used in Thai cooking are also used in Latin American cooking. Mango, cilantro, coconut, chile and green onions are familiar friends in the kitchen, and make me think of

Egg Fu Yung (Meatless Monday Option)


One of my all-time favorite recipes since my mom made it from the Time Life Foods of the World Chinese Cooking cookbook when I was in elementary school, finding the perfect egg fu yung

Green Corn Tamales (Meatless Monday Entree)


Green corn tamales originated in Tucson, Arizona. The name may be misleading, as the corn used is not green. The color reference refers to the chiles. Many consider green corn tamales to be summer

Gluten-Free Lentil Vegetable Soup (Meatless Monday Entree)


Lentils are a wonderful source of nut or legume protein, third highest in the world after soybeans and hemp. Not a complete protein, they lack two amino acids, but this can be rectified if

Meatless Monday Tempeh and Guacamole Tacos (Gluten-Free)


Tempeh tacos are a great way to eat a meaty taco without adding any meat.  If you’ve never tasted them and you are open-minded, I think you will be pleasantly surprised. If you are

Fajitas de Calabacitas (Meatless Monday Entree)


When I was charged with creating a vegetarian recipe for fajitas, there was only one thought that came to mind: calabacitas. Can I explain how much I love calabacitas? I don’t think so. I