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Red Lentil Marinara Sauce

Red Lentil Marinara Sauce

Posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Veggie Dishes Everyone Loves

It’s the most-asked question for vegetarians: “How do you get enough protein?”

The fact is, it’s easy to get enough protein in your diet – human protein requirements are not as crazy-complicated as many folks believe.

That said, I’ve come to the recent realization that, for me, I need more. It helps me feel satisfied; it keeps me full for longer. And thus, I eat less overall. Which, for a gal who’s always fought her weight, is a pretty big deal.

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Magic Three-Ingredient Pasta Sauce

Magic Three-Ingredient Pasta Sauce

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2012 in Veggie Dishes Everyone Loves

The first time I read about this recipe, I was a doubter. Canned tomatoes, butter, and an onion? Sure, I thought, sounds okay and all. But it doesn’t sound like anything that would part the heavens and make the birds sing and force me to declare proudly that my life was now complete.

Which I guess it really doesn’t – it’s just food after all. But this sauce truly is more divine than you’d think upon reading the list of ingredients. Something about simmering these three ingredients together really does create magic.

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Italian Tomato Sauce

Italian Tomato Sauce

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2012 in Foundations, Veggie Dishes Everyone Loves

This is one of those recipes that acts as a foundation for all kinds of great dishes. Lasagna, baked ziti, spaghetti, spaghetti pie. It’s even delicious as a breadstick dipping sauce.

About once a month, you’ll find a giant pot of Italian Tomato Sauce bubbling away on my stove, making the house smell scrumptious.

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Blueberry-Lemon Sauce

Blueberry-Lemon Sauce

Posted on Thursday, June 3, 2010 in Happy Endings

We’re getting married on a blueberry farm. This weekend. This WEEKEND! Gosh, this thing came fast. Seems like Christmas Eve was just yesterday… the day my guy got down on one knee and popped the question. I didn’t say yes, though. I said “of course!”

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