Ingredient: black olives

Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Vegetables

White Bean Zucchini Salad

This tasty, tangy white bean zucchini salad is refreshing in the fall and winter, or can be the star of your summer picnics and cookouts. It’s made with white beans, zucchini, roasted bell peppers and fresh basil. I’ve tossed this salad with black olives, lemon juice, olive oil and vegan parmesan to add the flavors […]

Appetizers, Halloween

Spooky Halloween Witch Fingers

I had so much fun making (and eating) these spooky Halloween witch fingers. We don’t have kids in the house any more, so I don’t make too many Halloween treats. But we do love pizza and breadsticks, so these were just dinner shaped like fingers! I had seen a lot of different witch fingers on […]

Father's Day, Gluten Free, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Vegetables

Meaty Zucchini Mushroom Rolls

These meaty zucchini mushroom rolls are one of my new favorite recipes. A good marinara sauce and Beyond Beef filling, rolled up into zucchini strips – it’s so deliciously Italian and satisfying. I have been cooking Italian food since I was nineteen years old. Recombining nearly the same ingredients for a variety of delicious dishes […]

Cajun Cuisine, Father's Day, Game Day, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Sandwiches, Southern US Cuisine

Mardi Gras Muffaletta

These sandwiches are especially great for a game day or Mardi Gras muffaletta. They’re so yummy, you’ll make them for all of your parties. They’re also perfect individual sandwiches for picnics! So easy to make, you only need 35 minutes to assemble them. You will need 3 hours to let the flavors blend in the […]

baby leaf summer salad
Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Vegetables

Baby Leaf Summer Salad

Summer is such a great time for eating fresh fruits and vegetables, especially this super green Baby Leaf Summer Salad. I had recently discovered baby kale, with its softer leaf and easy to chew stems – just a nicer eating experience than regular kale, in my opinion. Then I noticed the baby spinach in the […]

two olive tapenade
Appetizers, Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, French Cuisine, Game Day, Gluten Free Option, New Year's Eve

Two Olive Tapenade

This delicious two olive tapenade is made with black olives and green pimiento-stuffed olives. Blended with garlic and stone ground mustard, the tapenade can be used as a sandwich spread or served as a dip with your favorite chips. It would also be delicious with bruschetta. The original recipe calls for additional olive oil, but […]