4 posts tagged easy

Valentine’s Day Stuffed Prunes

Ahhhh...With Valentine's Day right around the corner....LOVE IS IN THE AIR. Or.....lots of chocolate and lots of red and pink stuff. This recipe isn't chocolate but it does have a lot of PINK!!! This recipe is super simple and quick to make. You won't waste any of your precious "Love Day" time. Simple ingredients but a delicious taste. The pink cream gets its coloring from beets!!! How fun is that!   The cream is perfect with the vegan cream cheese but I have ... Continue Reading

Tofurniki (Russian Vegan Syrniki or Cheese Pancakes)

Out of all the delicious Russian dishes I remember from childhood, I must say that Syrniki are by far my favorite. They are pancakes on steroids...and I LOVE PANCAKES!!! Why are they on "steroids"? Because they are heartier and creamier and much more delicious!!! Everyone has had pancakes up the wazooo. Blueberry....smores....chocolate chip....well revamp your pancake game and try something RUSSIAN!!! Syrniki translates to cheese pancakes. Generally, these beauties are made with some ... Continue Reading

Easy Lentil Buckwheat Pilaf

Although I love creating a fancy shmancy hard to prepare meals, most of my go-to meals are quick, simple and consist of ingredients that are always in my pantry. Buckwheat is a staple in the Russian household. It is definitely our go to "grain". I forgot about how much I loved Buckwheat when I was away at college but I reconciled my relationship a couple of years ago. It isn't very calorie dense but it is packed full of nutrition. The other brother in this recipe is the highly sought a... Continue Reading

Asian Carrot and Shitake Mushroom Salad

This partially raw salad is beaming with stunning and simple Asian influences. The aroma of ginger creates ambience of a strong but calming dish. Perfect as a solo meal but can pair well with an entrée. Serve warm or enjoy chilled on a hot summer day. This salad will bring life and nutrition to any season.   Continue Reading