Ingredient: tomato paste

Father's Day, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes

Tasty Lentil Mushroom Meatloaf

I love good, old-fashioned comfort food recipes like this tasty lentil mushroom meatloaf. Being able to make and serve the dishes I was raised on, that our whole family loved, is a delight. Meatloaf with mashed potatoes and corn-on-the-cob sides was a regular meal in my family. When Mister Key Lime and I started following […]

peppery polish carrot soup
Easter, Gluten Free, One Pot Dishes, Soups, Vegetables

Peppery Polish Carrot Soup

This sweet, peppery Polish carrot soup is adapted from a recipe I came across on Instagram. I changed the ingredients up quite a bit, adding more vegetable broth, substituting chickpeas for the original beans (which I couldn’t actually interpret in the Polish recipe). Although I created my own recipe instructions, I did stick to the […]

kitchen basics homemade vegetable broth
Kitchen Basics, Savory Sauces & Dressings, Soups, Vegetables

Kitchen Basics: Homemade Vegetable Broth

Making homemade vegetable broth is so easy. If you use it often or have room in your freezer to store it, you should try making it yourself. Homemade broth is less expensive and also has less salt in it. You can control the ingredients and the density of the broth, too. The vegetables used to […]

vegan sloppy joes
Father's Day, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Sandwiches, Stove Top Dishes, Summer Holidays

Vegan Sloppy Joes

In my family, we love these vegan sloppy joes! Add this childhood dream meal to your casual dinner rotation and keep the recipe handy for summer holidays, too! There are only a few core ingredients in this recipe – olive oil, onion, vegan beef crumbles, lentils – the rest are spices and herbs, plus broth […]

jambalaya soup
Cajun Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Soups, Southern US Cuisine, Stove Top Dishes, Vegetables

Jambalaya Soup

This soup is a great feature dish for a Mardi Gras menu. It’s a spicy, delicious jambalaya soup with a full tomato and vegetable flavor and a perfect little bite of heat. You can serve it with crackers, a crusty bread, or vegan cornbread for southern authenticity! A few things you can do ahead before […]

vegan naan pizza
Appetizers, Game Day, Halloween, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Pizzas

Vegan Naan Pizza

Well, it’s October, so my vegan naan pizza has a Halloween theme! While I made my naan pizzas with spiders as toppings, you can use whatever you want on yours. But if it’s spiders you are looking for, just use large or jumbo black olives. Cut an olive lengthwise to get two bodies, and cut […]