All posts in the ‘ Vegetarian Recipes ’ Category


Refreshing Summer Watercress and Spinach Salad

July 15, 2014 | post a comment

Did you know July 16th is Fresh Spinach Day? Spinach is a delicious and nutritious vegetable that contains folic acid, and other essential vitamins and minerals, as well as cancer- fighting antioxidants. To increase your nutrient intake even further pair your next spinach meal with our watercress, a certified superfood… Read the Rest »

Green Smoothie with Upland Cress

February 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Oh the joys of smoothies. They are easy to make and super nutritious. This green smoothie recipe was inspired by Carrie on Vegan.  Her green smoothie had watercress which we substituted with upland cress.  The flavor of upland cress is close to watercress with a mild flavor with a delicate sharpness.  The… Read the Rest »

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

December 2, 2013 | post a comment

Looking to eat something on the lighter side? If so, try this yummy vegetarian lettuce wrap recipe.  This vegetarian lettuce wrap recipe (found on ThePioneerWoman.com) contains corn, tofu, avocado, and tasty seasoning ingredients to make this dish a family favorite.  Best of all, it is very easy to make and… Read the Rest »

Upland Cress, Spiced Pumpkin, Lentil Thanksgiving Salad

November 5, 2013 | post a comment

Thanksgiving is almost here. This is the time to give thanks and enjoy a beautiful Thanksgiving feast with our loved ones.  Sometimes, however, we forget to include a salad in our Thanksgiving dinner and who can blame us?  Well, today’s salad recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving. It  includes spiced pumpkin,… Read the Rest »

Back to School Lunchbox Recipe

October 28, 2013 | post a comment

School is back in session and this means its time for Moms (or Dads!) to start getting back into the routine of making school lunches for their kids. Prepared school lunches can be so bland and boring. The same ham and cheese sandwiches can become tiring, you know? Thankfully, Marina… Read the Rest »

Vegetarian Taco Salad Bowl

October 24, 2013 | post a comment

Today’s recipe is from one of our local Santa Barbara favorite bloggers, Marina Delio! Marina owns a popular food blog and is the author of the book, The Yummy Mummy Kitchen. We love her dishes and photography so much, we thought you’d lettuce share them with you! This vegetarian recipe is… Read the Rest »

Butter Lettuce Salad with Tahini-Honey Dressing

October 8, 2013 | post a comment

We love salads that are not only eye appealing, but taste great. Well today’s salad is just that and has an added bonus, its healthy! The dressing for today’s salad calls for Tahini, which is a paste made from sesame seeds that can be found in Turksish, Greek, and Middle… Read the Rest »

Salad Recipe with Papaya for Summer

June 28, 2013 | post a comment

Today’s recipe is inspired by Midtown Olive Press and is a perfect salad to enjoy outside on a summer afternoon. This salad has ingredients such as avocado, lime juice, and papaya, which give it a refreshing and citrusy taste. There is also honey in the recipe, which adds an appealing,… Read the Rest »

Lettuce Recipe: Vegetarian Spicy Black Bean Burger

June 20, 2013 | post a comment

Today’s recipe is a Live Gourmet original. The Spicy Black Bean Lettuce-Wrapped Burger is perfect for grilling outside on a bright summer day and is very spicy. Instead of the regular burger buns, we will be using Living Butter Lettuce. Start the grill and lettuce spice up your mouth! This… Read the Rest »

Best Lettuce Recipe: Vegan Tempeh Tacos

June 5, 2013 | post a comment

Today’s recipe is a hot seller in our home and was created by our wonderful friend, Melissa Costello, who is a vegan chef in the Santa Barbara community. These tempeh tacos are loaded with protein and taste incredible. For those who are new to tempeh, it is a mixture of… Read the Rest »