Vegetarian | The Daily Dish - Part 3

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Super Spicy Mac and Cheese

No Comments | Written on March 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm , by

Do you love the spiciness of a hot jambalaya or Mexican recipe but also the creaminess of a rich and smooth macaroni and cheese? Well, look no further than this super spicy mac and cheese recipe. It’s loaded with tremendous amounts of flavor, and really packs a punch! Serve this with a roast chicken or beef tenderloin and it’s just a wonderful side.

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8 Juicy, Flavorful Beefless Burger Recipes

No Comments | Written on March 21, 2015 at 11:05 am , by

Burger season is here, if you ask us. If we don’t get frostbite when we go outside, that means we can start grilling! Yeah, we know, we’re crazy. Don’t you just love a good burger? We do, but we’re tired of the same old ground beef. That’s why we’ve come up with these 8 fantastic new meatless burger recipes that you’re sure to love! Just look at how good this Italian Fish Burger looks!

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Thin & Crispy Mushroom Flatbread Pizza

No Comments | Written on March 9, 2015 at 10:00 am , by

Pizza is one of America’s favorite foods, and we admit we don’t mind enjoying the dish at least once a week. However, it can become a little heavy, and all the meaty toppings really make us feel bloated and heavy. One of our favorite types of pizza is one with a cracker thin crust. We just love the crispiness. Anyway, with Lent being in full swing, we thought we’d share one of our favorite pizza recipes that omitted the meat! It’s a hearty Italian recipe for vegetarians you’re sure to love.

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Refreshing Lemon and Thyme Frittata

No Comments | Written on March 6, 2015 at 4:51 pm , by

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and with Spring (allegedly) just around the corner, it’s time to start lightening things up a little bit. This lemon and thyme frittata combines two wonderful flavors, and the result is one absolutely delicious way to start the day! We love to top this with a fresh Cotija cheese and a dash of paprika just before serving, it’s absolutely beautiful!

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Light and Airy Tofu Tacos

No Comments | Written on March 2, 2015 at 9:58 am , by

We know, we know. When tofu’s in a recipe, it’s usually bland and has the consistency of soaked cardboard. However, we’ve finally found a recipe which includes tofu that actually tastes good! These tacos are a wonderful meatless way to enjoy some delicious Tex-Mex flavor without piling on the calories. Serve these with some low-fat cheese, Greek yogurt, and freshly prepared guacamole on the side for a surprisingly healthy meal idea. If you’re feeling like making it a first atmosphere, you can prepare some whole fruit margaritas and really get the party started!

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Our Favorite (Healthy) Comfort Food Soup: Tomato and Beet Soup with Tortellini

No Comments | Written on February 13, 2015 at 9:09 am , by

Comfort food has a nasty reputation for being unhealthy. It doesn’t have to be that way, we say! Here’s a perfectly hearty winter soup recipe that’s low calorie, low sodium, and meatless. How’s that for a triple threat? We love to serve this with a crusty Caprese panini on the side when the weather gets Arctic. Even if you don’t like beets, we think this soup might change your mind, as their flavor is a sweet subtlety in the dish.


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Cheesy Green Onion Mini Frittatas

No Comments | Written on February 4, 2015 at 12:24 pm , by

We’re in the mood for something bright with this weather that we’ve been having. Enough of the white and gray dreariness, in with some bright and fresh flavors.

These light scallion cheddar frittatas are perfect for a brunch gathering, and everyone can add whatever condiments they’d like! Like all of the simple and picture-perfect recipes we share with you, treat this as a base recipe and add whatever else you have on hand!

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Caramelized 4-Cheese Potato Gratin

No Comments | Written on January 21, 2015 at 10:49 am , by

We love elegant recipes that look like they took hours to prepare. This caramelized four-cheese gratin makes a wonderful side dish for dinner parties, and you can mix up the base recipe however you please! We even love to use fresh turnips and parsnips in place of potatoes. Any melting cheeses work well here, and will yield one creamy and cheesy casserole.

This simple layered potato casserole makes a wonderful make-ahead side dish during the winter, because all you have to do when you get home is pop it in the oven. The inviting aromas of the melting cheeses and softened potatoes will fill your house, and you’ll relax into the evening.


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Light and Cheesy Fried Jalapeño Medallions

No Comments | Written on January 13, 2015 at 10:10 am , by

Jalapeño poppers are one of our favorite classic appetizer recipes. However, they are notorious for being calorie bombs. Sure, we could tell you to stuff the peppers with veggies, oven-fry instead of deep fry, or just not eat them all together. But that’s not what we want to do.

This recipe captures all the flavor you love from the original jalapeno popper recipe, and strips away the guilt. With a light tempura batter and a hint of cheese, these are perfect for parties. Yes, you can even enjoy these with a ranch dressing on the side!

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