New Recipes Because, Why Not?

It is spring and moving straight into summer. I have been holed up in my house for so long that everything is a blur. I am hoping that a few new recipes will help add some spark to everything.

What are you cooking as the weather is warming up?

 

Summer Veggies—Eat Them All Up!

What is the most wonderful thing about summer? All of the vegetable options that taste a 1000% better because they were grown in the warmth of the summer sun in your own backyard.

Here are 5 recipes to try utilizing the 5 common vegetables grown in home gardens.

  1. Zucchini (Chocolate Zucchini Brownies by The Dinner Mom) 
  2. Bell Peppers (Salami & Bell Pepper Sandwiches by Someday I’ll Learn) 
  3. Corn (Cheese Corn Fritters from Taste & Tell Blog)  
  4. Tomatoes (Fresh Tomato Vinaigrette by Laughing Spatula)
  5. Eggplant (Crispy Eggplant “Bacon” by Minimalist Baker) 

Vegan Dinner Party

Most of you know that I cook every Sunday for someone. In some cases it is just for family and others it is the weekly party. I really love to cook but what I love is spending time with those that I love. This past Sunday the group of us that got together consisted of carnivores, pesco pollo vegetarians, and vegans. Naturally, we needed a meal that everyone would be happy with. The meal was mostly vegan but we did cook chicken as a side for those that wanted it.

Can I just say . . . best home cooked Indian meal ever!! Below you will find all the recipes we used that night in case you want to recreate it on your own. The only variation was that I used coconut oil in place of butter for the Strawberry Crumble. Enjoy!!

  1. Turmeric Coconut Basmati Rice from My Sequined Life 
  2. Onion & Spinach Pakoras by Scrumpdillyicious 
  3. Tandoori Chicken Tikka from Glebe Kitchen 
  4. Vegan Southern Strawberry Cobbler from Two City Vegans 
  5. Easy Vegan Naan by Minimalist Baker 
  6. Spicy Red Lentil Curry by Minimalist Baker