Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Rice Stir Fry

Cauliflower rice. It’s the newest thing in healthy, low refined-carb eating. It’s not really rice, it’s raw cauliflower minced up into tiny pieces to look like rice. There are plenty of cauliflower rice recipes online, but wait. Don’t go to all the trouble. Just head straight to Trader Joe’s for their newest sure-to-sell-out product: Riced […]

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Everyday Vegetable Soup

As Fall descends slowly upon us, we’re beginning to crave soul-warming soups and stews. Today I’m making this super-easy recipe from the cooks at Martha Stewart. I’m guessing they named it Everyday Vegetable Soup because you can use whatever fresh or frozen vegetables you have on hand. Don’t let its humble name fool you: this soup is […]

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

A classic meal in the UK is the “jacket potato,” a baked Russet potato stuffed with a variety of fillings and served as an entree. A popular one is a jacket potato stuffed with tuna and sweetcorn.  Think of it as a tuna sandwich minus the bread. I kid you not. Here in the U.S. […]

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Ratatouille-Stuffed Shells

I am a bona fide lover of ratatouille, the classic French provincial dish of eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers and tomatoes.  You can find several variations of this summer vegetable stew here on hungry poodle. Each time I post a ratatouille recipe I say it’s my new favorite, and today is no exception.  We all need […]

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Chopped Vegetable Salad

Oops. Has the scale (or teeter totter) suddenly tipped in the wrong direction over the lazy summer? Perhaps it’s time for a sensible salad, but not just the usual greens and tomato. When we’re at our diet-wits-end we need a salad sensation. We need crunch and color and a taste that awakens our taste buds […]

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