Category Archives: Side Dishes and Snacks

Meatless Monday – Quinoa Salad

I like being able to pull a meal together based on what I have in the fridge.  There’s something very satisfying about being able to pull something together at the last minute without having to run to the store.  It’s even better when the meal turns out to be exciting and delicious!
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Meatless Monday – Potato Pancakes

Nothing says comfort food quite like what you grew up eating.  My mom used to make potato pancakes for us all the time growing up, and we’d love to top them with cottage cheese, HP or BBQ sauce, syrup, you name it!  If you’re looking for a truly savory spin on the traditional pancake then keep reading! Continue reading Meatless Monday – Potato Pancakes

Meatless Monday – Cashew Cheese

I have found variations of this recipe in countless cookbooks and all over the web.  I never would have given it a try, though, if my mom hadn’t bought me some Agar Agar when she went on a trip.  Thanks, mom!
Disclaimer: it’s a process
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Meatless Monday – Salt & Vinegar Roasted Chickpeas

I had deep fried chickpeas at a restaurant a few months back, and this recipe absolutely recreates the amazing flavour but without the deep fryer.  Thanks again to the Oh She Glows cookbook by Angela Liddon.

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Meatless Mondays – Green Energy Smoothie

I haven’t ever thrown up a green smoothie for my Meatless Monday posts!  Silly me!  The following recipe is taken from “The Juicing Bible” by Pat Crocker and Susan Eagles.  If you’re looking for a juicing book, I’d absolutely recommend this one.  The variety in here is fantastic!

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Meatless Monday – A Delicious Twist on the Traditional Potato Salad

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The best word to describe this salad is ‘refreshing’. The lemon and dill in the avocado dressing complement the crispy roasted potatoes perfectly. You can boil the potatoes like a traditional potato salad, but I promise that roasting them will be worth it!
(recipe adapted from “The Oh She Glows Cookbook” by Angela Liddon)
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Meatless Monday – Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Risotto

This recipe could also be made the traditional way in that you’d be stirring it frequently on a stove top while adding the liquid in small amounts, but there’s something to be said about the convenience of just throwing it in a slow cooker and walking away.  

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