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Zucchini and Squash Medley

20 Jul

zucchini and squash medley

 

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 yellow squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

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Balsamic Glazed Steak Wraps

5 Jan

steak wrap

Recipe from Recipe by Photo

  • 1/2 -2 pounds thinly sliced steak cut into strips
  • Salt and peppet (to taste)
  • 3 tsp Worshestershire sauce
  • Steak seasoning
  • 1 tsp olive oil

For the veggie filling:

  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 5-6 green onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

For the balsamic glaze sauce:

  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tbsp finely minced shallots
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup beef broth

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Wonton Soup

3 Nov

wonton soup recipe

Recipe adapted from Navy Wife Cook

Wonton Filling
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Napa cabbage
  • Coarse salt
  • 1/2 lb shrimp meat, chopped
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped, peeled fresh ginger 
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
Soup Ingredients
  • 24 rectangular or square wonton wrappers (3 1/2-by-3-inch)
  • prepared wonton filling (from above recipe)
  • 2 cans chicken broth (14.5 oz)
  • 4 cups water
  • Coarse salt
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup bok choy, chopped

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Beer Battered Zucchini Fries

19 Sep

zucchini fries

Recipe from The Brown Eyed Baker

  • 2 to 3 medium zucchini, cut into ½-inch-thick fries
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup beer
  • 2 quarts vegetable oil, for frying

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Watermelon Cake

13 Sep

watermelon cake

Seen on Pinterest

  • 1 small watermelon
  • 2 cups dairy free Cool Whip – defrosted
  • Fruit and/or nuts for decorating – I used strawberries and nectarines

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Chili

5 Sep

chili recipe

Recipe adapted from All Recipes

  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 3 (15 ounce) cans chili beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili beans in spicy sauce
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 green chile peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon bacon bits
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco™)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) bag corn chips such as Fritos®
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded soy cheese – I used Trader Joe’s brand

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Zucchini Potato Soup

28 Aug

Zucchini potato soup

Recipe adapted from My Recipes

  • 1 medium leek
  • 4 bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 cups low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 pound zucchini, sliced (about 3 small squash)
  • 1/2 pound small new potatoes, quartered
  • 3/4 cup soy milk
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

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Slow Cooker Lentil Minestrone Soup

15 Jul

This recipe is dairy free and gluten free.

Recipe from Crockpot365.com

  • 2 cups lentils, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes (with juice!)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups hearty torn greens, like kale or chard (if you’d prefer spinach, stir in before serving)
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth (optional: add another 1 to 2 cups of broth if you’d like before serving)

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Egg Rolls

22 Jun

eggrolls

Recipe from Steamy Kitchen

This recipe is dairy free

  • 50 Spring/Egg Roll Wrappers (about 2 packages), defrosted unopened at room temperature for 45 minutes or in the refrigerator overnight
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (or flour) mixed with ¼ cup of cool water to seal egg roll
  • Oil, for frying

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Chicken Fried Rice

9 Jun

chicken fried rice

Recipe from Iowa Girl Eats

This recipe is dairy free

  • 2 cups prepared rice (I used regular brown rice)
  • 1 chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces and seasoned with salt & pepper (could use leftover cooked chicken)
  • 1/2 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 3 teaspoons sesame or wok oil, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce

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