Experiments in Cooking

Vegetarian

Bagara Baingan (baby eggplant), Pressure Cooked

Bagara Baingan (baby eggplant), Pressure Cooked

I’ve been working in adapting this recipe for use in my electric pressure cooker, and the day has finally come when I’m happy with the outcome! Bagara baingan is my favorite recipe and while it can be a labor of love, I’ve simplified it for […]

Green peas and chile soup

Green peas and chile soup

This might be the easiest “dump and go” soup I’ve ever made. Layer ingredients in a souping blender. Wait for the magic Stir in some sour cream & enjoy! 1 lb frozen green peas 1 4 oz can chopped mild hatch chiles 1 tsp frozen […]

Cauliflower Brie casserole

Cauliflower Brie casserole

When you are in the mood for cauliflower-brie soup, but soup doesn’t go that well with the meal you’ve planned, you improvise and make a casserole! Nicely blanched veggies Butter and onion magic Keeping it GF with rice flour Creamy cheesy goodness Ta-da! Ingredients: 1 […]

Cauliflower Brie Soup in IP

Cauliflower Brie Soup in IP

This is seriously the easiest soup you’ll ever make. I first tasted the Cauli-Brie combo at The Leaning Pear in Wimberly (awesome restaurant, btw!). I made a mental note to recreate it, and this recipe I put together got the thumbs up from my family […]

Weeknight Tofu Steaks

Weeknight Tofu Steaks

In an attempt to reduce my meat and dairy consumption, I’ve been experimenting with Tofu recently. After a few texture fails, I’ve arrived at a process I really like. Bonus: it is incredibly easy. I buy 14oz packs of Nasoya Organic extra-firm tofu and cook […]

Almond Crusted Eggplant Parm

Almond Crusted Eggplant Parm

Grain-free eggplant parmesan. Or, as my son calls it, “Eggplant Pizza” 🙂 Eggplant slices sweating it out. Almond meal seasoned with oregano, salt, and white pepper. Ready to bake The final product! Ingredients: One large eggplant 1 egg 1 cup almond meal 1/2 tsp oregano […]

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in IP

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in IP

Possibly the easiest soup on Earth! Ingredients: Half yellow onion 2 garlic cloves small knob of ginger 1 large head of broccoli 1 c chicken broth (sub with veg broth to make vegetarian) 1/2 c bone broth (sub with veg broth to make vegetarian) 2 […]

Smoky Cauliflower Soup

Smoky Cauliflower Soup

Now that smoothie season is officially over, I enjoy eating a large bowl of soup over lunch. I’ve been playing around with different versions of cauliflower soup based on the Moroccan Cauliflower Soup recipe, and I really love this one. The fire roasted red bell […]

Curry Butternut Soup in IP Ace

Curry Butternut Soup in IP Ace

Butternut squash makes me happy, specially when I can pick it up in the grocery store all cubed & ready to cook. Today it got made into a soup. I don’t even have process pictures because making this was so easy. 1 lb cubed butternut […]

Broccoli Soup in IP Ace Blender

Broccoli Soup in IP Ace Blender

Turns out that I love having soup for lunch & dinner as long as it isn’t 100 degrees outside. I had a small head of broccoli that needed to be used. I chopped it into florets, and threw it in the blender along with one […]