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A too-good-to-be-true cinnamon roll that works with whatever your sweet of choice may be.
A too-good-to-be-true cinnamon roll that works with whatever your sweet of choice may be.
about 2 hours ago
The online news source lists weight-loss, health, happiness, looks, and libido as benefits of going veg.
The online news source lists weight-loss, health, happiness, looks, and libido as benefits of going veg.
about 12 hours ago
Make A Difference Insurance provider is offering reduced policy rates for members who go meat-free.
Make A Difference Insurance provider is offering reduced policy rates for members who go meat-free.
about 12 hours ago
What started as a homegrown operation has expanded into a burgeoning chocolate-covered enterprise.
What started as a homegrown operation has expanded into a burgeoning chocolate-covered enterprise.
about 12 hours ago
If you've been following my blog or read any of my books, you'll know that I'm a big advocate of trying new foods, especially for new vegetarians and vegans. ...Read Full Post
If you've been following my blog or read any of my books, you'll know that I'm a big advocate of trying new foods, especially for new vegetarians and vegans. ...Read Full Post
about 15 hours ago
The official hummus of Halloween, this fall dip brings together pumpkin, garlic, and cinnamon.
The official hummus of Halloween, this fall dip brings together pumpkin, garlic, and cinnamon.
1 day ago
Crisp and delicious, you'll want to make it again and again.
Crisp and delicious, you'll want to make it again and again.
1 day ago
Cookbook chock-full of vegan alternatives to all kinds of dishes traditionally made with meat, dairy products, and eggs.
Cookbook chock-full of vegan alternatives to all kinds of dishes traditionally made with meat, dairy products, and eggs.
1 day ago
You're a vegetarian, guests are coming over for dinner, and you know that at least one of those diners is an avid carnivore — the fuss and fidgeting begins as you start in on a meal plan. I think most longtime vegetarians have come...
You're a vegetarian, guests are coming over for dinner, and you know that at least one of those diners is an avid carnivore — the fuss and fidgeting begins as you start in on a meal plan. I think most longtime vegetarians have come across that nagging question posed by meat enthusiasts: just what do you eat anyway? Visions of bland salads and blocks of tofu dance uncomfortably in the minds of the skeptical. Of course, a cook wants everyone to come to the table excited and leave it satisfied. Bring in this lush vegetable and mushroom lasagne. One of the earliest one-dish meals that I perfected shortly after becoming a vegetarian, the staunchest meat lovers surely wouldn't throw away their forks in frustration — unless of course, they detest succulent mushrooms in a rich and zesty fresh tomato sauce and generous slices of cheese tucked into delectable sheets of pasta noodles. It's been a classic to serve up for a long time and I've perfected the dish over the years to make it even more tempting with additional layers of flavors. Light and creamy ricotta pairs well with the more robust and earthy textures and flavors present in this dish resulting in a sumptuous meal with a balanced elegance. I can attest that everyone I have served this lasagne to has never left the table with a grimace on their face and usually second helpings are in demand. Happy diners and a happy cook. And on the topic of pasta, I am pleased to host my dear friend Jacqueline's Pasta Please month event. Needless to say, it is a monthly celebration of pasta, with a different focus each time around because the possibilities for pasta creations are endless and infinitely comforting. Lasagne is the theme that I picked this month, and so the inspiration to share on my space this classic with my readers. I welcome the wonderful vegetarian lasagnes that you'd like to share too. Vegetarian Mushroom and Spinach Lasagne Recipe by Lisa Turner Cuisine: Italian Published on October 8, 2013 Classic, rich and sumptuous lasagne with creamy ricotta cheese, spinach and a zesty homemade tomato mushroom sauce Print this recipe Sauce: 5 to 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 oz (14 g) dried wild mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 small carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 clove garlic, minced or crushed 2 to 3 fresh chilies or jalapeƱos, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 2 cups white or cremini mushrooms, chopped 6 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 5 1/2 oz (160 mL) can tomato paste 1/3 cup fresh basil (2 teaspoons dried) 2 tablespoons fresh oregano (2 teaspoons dried) 1 tablespoon fresh thyme (1 teaspoon dried) 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt generous amount of fresh cracked black pepper Lasagne: 4 cups fresh spinach, coarsely chopped 9 to 10 sheets fresh or dry lasagne noodles 1 2/3 cup ricotta cheese 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten (optional) 9 oz (250 g) fontina or mozzarella cheese, sliced 1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese Instructions: Soak the sun-dried tomatoes and dried mushrooms in hot water for 20 to 30 minutes, then drain and chop. To prepare the sauce, heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. When hot, add the onion, carrot and celery and cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until the vegetables have softened. Toss in the garlic and chilies or jalapeƱos, and continue to stir for 2 minutes. Add the ground cumin and cayenne, stir a few times to coat the vegetables, and add the fresh and dried mushrooms to the pan. Cook, stirring often, for a few minutes. Now add the fresh and sun-dried tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, oregano, thyme, salt and black pepper. Simmer the sauce, stirring occasionally, until thickened — about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, lightly grease a 9 × 13 inch glass baking dish. Set aside. Begin preparing the lasagne by boiling the spinach in water for just a few minutes until wilte
1 day ago
A neuroeconomics professor proves that animals and humans have closely-related emotional states.
A neuroeconomics professor proves that animals and humans have closely-related emotional states.
1 day ago