Category Archive: Vegetarian

Toasty Roasted Cauliflower (Best Cauliflower EVER)

Best Cauliflower EVER! Toasty Roasted Cauliflower

If you have followed this site for any amount of time, you know that I’m not a veggie person. Sadly, P90x nutrition requires vegetables, and LOTS OF THEM! (If you hate’em like us, try some of these P90x veggie strategies.)

Well here I give you the most delicious veggie …

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Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

 

Recently my obsession with the tomato, basil, and mozzarella combo has raised its ugly (tasty?) head. Basil is so cheap during the summer that I bought a massive basil plant and have been eating off of it for weeks. I wanted to make my tomato, basil, and mozzarella sandwich, but it was bugging me how …

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Minestrone Soup

Growing up I hated sandwiches. Weird, I know! I actually didn’t discover a sandwich I liked until I married my hubby and he made me a delicious sandwich with leftover Thanksgiving turkey. And of course, now I’m addicted to Tomato, Basil, and Mozzerella Sandwiches, so I guess I’m a poster-child for trying new things even when you previously …

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Cream of Mushroom Soup

As I’ve mentioned before, my hubby is a fan of all things mushroom. Thus, when I was thinking of coming up with a meat-free soup for the cold weather, I decided that Cream of Mushroom should be first on the list! It came out well – hubby cleared his bowl. =)

So here’s a random …

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Jessica’s Stuffed Peppers

Can you have too many P90x-friendly stuffed pepper recipes? I think not!
Oh, and I know this is the second reader-submitted post in a row. If you’re wondering if I’m getting lazy and just relying on my readers to supply all of my recipes for me, the answer is ABSOLUTELY. 😉

Take it away, …

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Melissa’s Homemade P90x Protein Bars

Yay, Melissa! This site has sorely needed a protein bar recipe, and I had been trying to come up with one without success, until Melissa decided to do my job for me. Gotta love that! =) It sounds really good, and my plan is to try it out with rice protein to see if it …

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Spaghetti Squash

Well, it’s official! My hubby has started round 2 of P90x! I’m back to cooking every meal and managing his nutrition, which you’d think would be a no-brainer for me at this point (given the website and all), however with this new vegan/vegetarian bent we’re on, I’m having to rethink everything. To a certain degree …

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Slow Cooker Chili

Well, I’ve done it! I’ve perfected my vegan slow cooker chili recipe. 🙂 Yesterday my family celebrated our annual holiday – Thanksmas! As the name implies, it is a cross between Thanksgiving and Christmas. (The name also implies that my family is extremely cheesy. I won’t argue with you there.) I was hosting, but due …

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Green Chili Scalloped Potatoes

First of all, I want to send out a big thank you to all of the folks that have been talking about this site on your Facebook pages, blogs, and forums! Thank you for helping to spread the word – you rock! 🙂

Today’s new P90x recipe is a tasty twist on scalloped potatoes. It …

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Portabella Pesto Mini Pizzas

Baby pizzas with a grown-up taste! They are yummy. Try them. 🙂

Ingredients: 4 Tb. prepared pesto (try my Spinach Pesto) 3/4 cup raw sliced portabella mushrooms 2 whole wheat English muffins 3 oz. low-fat Mozzarella cheese 1 egg white

Turn oven broiler to High. Grate Mozzarella, and combine in a bowl with …

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Italian Polenta

Today’s recipe is less of a recipe, and more of a serving suggestion! I recently learned that polenta (aka corn grits) can be served Italian-style in the place of pasta. So you basically cook the polenta, and then serve it with some tasty sauce on top. I served it with my Meat Spaghetti Sauce over …

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Black Bean Burgers (and the Grumpy Vegan!)

I’ve never been much of a vegi-burger type person (or as you know, a vegi person in general), but lately I’ve been considering cutting out meat and dairy. This is a very depressing statement for me, and I’m very grumpy about it! LOL. It has nothing to do with philosophical problems with cruelty to animals …

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Creamy Tofu Pesto with Artichokes and Mushrooms

OK, guys. I’ve made a super exciting discovery! (Well, exciting as food discoveries go. I have to take my thrills where I can get them!) Remember how in the Creamy Pesto and Kielbasa recipe I was a little concerned about adding yogurt to my Spinach Pesto in order to add creaminess, because it adds that …

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Danielle’s Pumpkin Pudding

So who wants to get credit for eating your vegetables while you’re eating dessert? Um, MEEE! Danielle has come up with a real winner here. What a perfect way to usher in the fall. Oh, and did I mention that this P90x dessert COUNTS AS A VEGETABLE SERVING?!! K, just checking. 🙂

Take it away, …

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Banana Sandwich

I don’t have a whole lot to say about this one, other than YUM. Oh, and be warned that this sucker is intense! You might want to save it until you have a dairy serving to spare for a glass of milk! 🙂

Ingredients:

1 whole wheat English muffin 2 Tb. peanut butter 1/2 banana …

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BBQ Tofu and “Baked” Beans

By now you are all aware of my obsession with BBQ sauce. Bullseye Original is a staple in my household…I have a habit of putting it on everything – chicken, meatloaf, quesadillas…even things that just shouldn’t have BBQ sauce on them. lol. Well, here I go again. I’ve heard rumor that, BORG-like, tofu just absorbs …

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Barley Vegetable Soup

You know me. Vegis and I have a love-hate relationship. OK, so mostly hate. 😉 But nevertheless, my hubby and I are eating them, because you have to eat your vegetables when you do P90x! So here is another not-terrible way to eat your vegetable servings. I know, such a glowing recommendation for my own …

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French Toast

Have you ever wondered why french toast has gotten such a bad rap? It’s just bread, eggs, and milk! The key to this and other similar breakfast foods (pancakes, waffles, etc.) is what you drizzle over them. If you make them with whole wheat bread and egg whites, and keep it to honey or pure …

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Grapenuts Berry Crumble

Sorry for the crappy camera-phone picture. Can’t find my battery charger! Anyway, here is another P90x dessert option. I am a huge fan of Grapenuts cereal. Not in its normal teeth-shatteringly-crunchy state, but after it’s been softened by milk and heat. It just seemed like it’d make a perfect ingredient for a “crumble” or cobbler …

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Homemade Olive Hummus and Pita

This was one of my more ambitious projects. I made this hummus completely from scratch, even to the point of starting with dried beans that I soaked overnight. After that time-consuming process was through, I decided that I never wanted to wait overnight for my food again! (You know me – lazy and impatient! 😉 …

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