Corn & Salsa Tortilla Soup

This zesty soup is a great vegetarian version of chicken tortilla soup. Ingredients: 1 poblano chiles 6 corn tortillas, halved then cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick strips 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin Salt 6 ears fresh corn, kernels scraped from the cob, or two 10-ounce boxes frozen corn kernels 1 red onion, chopped…

Gnocchi with Summer Vegetables

This is a fast & light dinner that is full of flavor. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 zucchini or summer squash, or one of each (about 2 pounds total), quartered and sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 1 package (15 to 16 ounces) frozen gnocchi…

Potage Garbure (soup)

Garbure is a thick French soup or stew of ham with cabbage and other vegetables, usually with cheese and stale bread added. This is a vegetarian version. Easy to make and delicious! Ingredients: 1 1/2 fl oz Extra-virgin olive oil 8 oz onions, small dice 3 1/2 oz carrots, small dice 2 garlic cloves, minced…

Pumpkin Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups white sugar 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups canned pumpkin 4 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Directions: 1.     Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees…

Vegan Brown Gravy

As the weather is getting cooler here, I got a craving for dressing! I made southern cornbread dressing with apple and sage Field Roast grain meat sausage this past weekend. I also like to have it with cranberry sauce on the side, but my Mom had requested gravy so I gave Brian the challenge of…