Showing posts with label pepper. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pepper. Show all posts

November 19, 2014

Tomato Basil Salad


  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Giant tomatoes
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese balls
  • Basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper


Slice giant tomatoes, mozzarella cheese balls and finely chop basil leaves.

Place tomato slices in a container, top with mozzarella slices and chopped basil.

Add balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy with french bread or as a side dish.

August 6, 2014

Veggie Chili


  • Veggie dogs (optional), can also use ground soy meat (pan fry first)
  • Canned or fresh tomatoes
  • White onion
  • Chile serrano
  • Bell peppers
  • Frozen or canned corn
  • Kidney beans (canned or fresh)
  • Dried oregano
  • Garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cumin powder
  • Chili powder

Boil veggie dog and cut in small pieces.

Chop onions, serrano peppers, bell peppers.

Stir fry onions and peppers.

Remove stir fry from the pot.

Roast corn.

Mix corn with onion and peppers.

Drain and rinse kidney beans.

Fry tomatoes until very soft.

Add kidney beans and simmer for a long time (20+ mins).

Add oregano, garlic, cumin powder, chili powder, salt and pepper to taste.

Simmer until beans are soft.

Add onion, peppers, and corn.

Add veggie dog.

July 16, 2014


  • Polenta (form of corn meal)
  • Milk 
  • Butter
  • Salt and pepper (any other flavors you may want-e.g. chili, garlic, spinach, kale, etc)

Heat milk with butter (to taste).

Add polenta and milk as needed.

The consistency should be soft. Serve with brussel sprouts!

April 1, 2014

Grilled Asparagus


  • Asparagus
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Butter or spread

Rinse asparagus.

Add olive oil to a hot flat pan. Alternately use butter or spread.

Add asparagus.

Sprinkle some salt and pepper.

Steam for a few minutes.

Then roast a high heat (avoid overcooking). You want them crunchy!

Enjoy as a side dish or on their own!