Not Quite a Recipe: Broccoli Potato Bake

I’ve been in a post-Passover frenzy to use up leftover potatoes. And since my motto lately is “everything is better with cheese” I came up with this casserole meal. Broccoli added for a modicum of nutritional value. Put 1lb frozen broccoli florets in a 9 x 13 casserole dish. Boil peeled potatoes till soft. Cut the potatoes into large chunks …

Not Quite A Recipe: Guacamole

If you are in the US of A and celebrating Labor Day today, chances are you are either hosting or heading out to a BBQ. In our house, no BBQ is complete without guacamole. Either we eat it with tortilla chips, slather it on our burgers, or use it to top a fajita taco. These are the three types of …

Not Quite A Recipe: Pancakes

On days when I’m a good mommy and make a hot breakfast, one of the most popular options with the kids is pancakes. There are a lot of recipes out their for pancakes, but I pretty much stick with one of these two: Aunt Jemima – Yes, I use the whole wheat pancake box mix. I know for some people …

Not Quite a Recipe: Hummus

Ah, hummus. This middle eastern chickpea spread is a delicious source of protein. The store bought stuff is ok, but I really love the taste of hummus made from scratch. This is one of those foods that really is worth the time it takes to make it yourself. The first step is to cook the chickpeas. You can use canned …

Not Quite a Recipe: Vegetarian Bagel Sandwiches

This may not be the prettiest food picture I’ve posted, but it sure does taste good. Cut a bagel in half (these used sun dried tomato bagels) and scoop out some of the inside of the bread so you have a sort of bagel shell. Fill with hummus, sprouts, and matchstick carrots. You can also add avocado if you’d like. …