Mushrooms


10 Vegan Dinners Under 300 Calories 2

You and I want three things at dinner: meals the whole family will get excited about, light, healthy recipes, and something quick and easy after a long day. This collection of 10 vegan dinners under 300 calories fits the bill effortlessly.   It’s a jungle out there. Between work, school, kids sports and lessons, family pets and […]

Mushroom Alfredo Lasagna

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Vegan Mushroom Piccata Recipe

In the mood for a little lemon, olive oil, garlic and white wine? My Vegan Mushroom Piccata Recipe will perfectly fit the bill. One of the best dishes I ever ate was a piccata at a place down the street from my house called Bistro 101. It is no longer […]


Vegan Marinated & Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms 2

These flavorful marinated mushrooms are stuffed with a soft vegan cheese and topped off with tart, tangy and sweet sundried tomatoes in my Vegan Marinated & Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms. In the middle of the night last night, thoughts started coming to me – rolling in like thunderclouds. Dark, worrisome, brooding. It […]

Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes 2

Hen of the woods, bears head tooth, giant puffballs and the shaggy mane. They aren’t names of characters in a children’s book – they’re names of edible mushrooms! Ever wondered how in the world people identify edible wild mushrooms? Most of the store-bought mushrooms we eat today are grown on […]

Mushroom Gills

Mushroom Stroganoff

Wine Down Wednesday with Garlic Balsamic Mushroom Pasta & Wine Pairing 4

Welcome to Wine Down Wednesday where I will feature some lovely wine pairings with a vegan dish – in this post, Garlic Balsamic Mushroom Pasta. Garlic Balsamic Mushroom Pasta is a fusion of tangy and sweet flavors with the savory umami of mushrooms that offer a nice hearty bite. Pair this with a […]


Gorgeous CSA Photos and my Kalesagnia – A Kale and Mushroom Lasagna

First the veggies.  Isn’t this why you are visiting after all? Eggplant and Daikon Edible Flowers (a present from Vivian) and Carrots Beets, Cilantro, Spinach and three types of Lettuce  Purple Onion, Broccoli, Collards, Peppers  Butternut and Citrus      Cauliflower  A while ago I had a Crockpot Disaster.  I tried […]


Chinese Five Spice Miso Soup with Shitakes and Edamame 1

I’m still working on cutting back after my recent trip to San Francisco and wine country.  With the weather getting a bit cooler I thought a nice warm but light soup would be nice.   I simply sauteed onions and garlic, added in shitakes and edamame.  The flavor balance of […]


Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato Frittata with Feta 8

  Why is it that people push me so hard to eat more and more when I’m trying to not overeat?  Especially over the holidays.   They say, It’s the holidays, you HAVE to indulge.  And then seem to get almost angry if I do not wish to gorge myself until I […]


Barley with Sautéed Mushrooms, Spinach, Feta and Walnuts 6

Last weekend was a very transformative weekend.  Not only did I start reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, I also watched Food Inc.   So what does one do after reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma and watching Food Inc?  Make Barley with Sautéed Mushrooms, Spinach, Feta and Walnuts of course!  And […]