Curried Coconut Chick’n & Rice Casserole

Savory, sweet & spicy this exotic comfort food will have your taste buds singing and your belly happy!   With crispy basmati rice as a topper, it's the opposite of how most curry dishes are made, with soupy curry plopped on top of rice, making it soggy.    I absolutely loved it upside-down !!! I've had this [...]

By | December 8th, 2014|Asian, Casseroles, Curry, Gardein|0 Comments

Repurposing Thanksgiving Leftovers: Mandrin Cranberry Chick’n Lettuce Wraps

My favorite part about Thanksgiving?  Leftovers!  Using Gardein's Mandrin Crispy Chick'n, I was able to quickly re-purpose my leftovers into something fresh, flavorful & low in calories! A bowl of Grandmother's White Beans made a perfect side dish.   As I sit here thinking about Spencer's Grandmother, and the delicious feast she so lovingly prepared when [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Appetizers, Asian, Gardein, Quick Fix Mondays|0 Comments

Fried Rice & Tofu with Pineapple

This make-at-home, chinese take out knock-off, uses brown rice , which is nuttier-tasting and better for you than white.  The original recipe came from Cooking Light, way back in June of 2000.  I've kept the recipe that long, so you know it's a keeper!  For those not overly familiar with cooking tofu, this recipe serves as [...]

By | January 12th, 2013|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Asian, Grains, Meatless Mondays|0 Comments