Gluten Free Cherry Almond Scones

Gluten Free Cherry Almond Scones ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

Recently, the good folks at Nuts.com approached me and asked if I could write a post featuring almonds as an ingredient. I was not compensated in any way to write this post, but I have dealt with their company in the past. Their service and products exceeded my expectations, and for that reason I am happy to… 

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Don Quixote’s Migas

Don Quixote's Migas ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

We’ve progressed far enough in our Spanish lessons that we’re no longer focusing on grammar. Our current lessons are likely to be conversational in nature. The maestra will pick a particular topic dealing with Spanish culture or history and we’ll discuss it, or at least attempt to. About a month ago we learned about El Dia del… 

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Salmon Salvage {Recipe ReDux}

Salmon Quiche Two Ways ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

You know how you have an idea in your head– and it seems wonderful– but then something happens and things don’t go as planned.  That’s what happened to me. I had to salvage my salmon plans and ended up with a couple tasty salmon appetizers. This month’s Recipe ReDux fit right in with some personal… 

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Orange Fill In The Blank Revisited

Orange Fill In The Blank ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

It’s a truism in life that things get better with practice. It takes some effort to learn how to eat less meat. You have to replace old eating habits with new ones. Nowadays I’m comfortable using veggie sources of protein but that wasn’t the case when I first started blogging. Back then I posted several recipes… 

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Keema: A Curry You Should Know (and Love)

Keema ~ A Curry You Should Know and Love ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

There are so many different types of curries in the world that it’s possible to have a different curry every single night for a year. This particular curry, keema, comes from Pakistan and falls into the mild category, although it can easily be made spicier to suit. It features ground meat, potatoes, onions and peas… 

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South Korean Recipes for a Family Feast {#FOTW}

Simple South Korean Recipes ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you click them, you’ll be taken to Amazon where I’ll make a small commission for any purchase you may make. Thanks for helping to keep the lights on! Find our disclaimer here. Korean food gets a bad rep. Some of the food is odd to American tastes, but… 

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Fiery Pineapple Rice

Fiery Pineapple Rice ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

Don’t you get tired of plain old white or brown rice? I know I do! Recently we tried a new recipe which spices things up a bit through the use of red chili peppers, pineapple and cashew nuts for a tropical rice which goes well with Asian food. We enjoyed a bowl of Fiery Pineapple… 

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Cheesy Artichoke Dip

Cheesy Artichoke Dip ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

This is the second post created from items found in my freezer. Last week we made an easy gnocchi and spinach skillet from pantry and freezer items. This week it’s a Cheesy Artichoke Dip that will be perfect for snacking on while cheering on your favorite team. You’ll love the cheesy goodness inspired by one… 

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Spicy Steamed Cabbage

Spicy Steamed Cabbage ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

We are cabbage lovers. Red or green, it makes no difference. It can be prepared in so many ways and eaten raw in salads. Today I’m going to share a spicy steamed cabbage that can be eaten as a side dish or on its own as the main part of a meal. This recipe comes… 

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Gnocchi and Spinach Skillet {Carbon Fast 2015}

Gnocchi & Spinach Skillet ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

As in past years, Lydia’s Flexitarian Kitchen is participating in the annual Lenten Carbon Fast. Find the other posts here: 2015 2014 2013 This post will wind up this year’s Carbon Fast with the theme of reducing food waste and the resources associated with food production. Maintaining our food inventory and mindful grocery shopping is key to… 

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Five Meatless Burgers

Meat Free Burgers ~ Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen

Who doesn’t love a great burger? In our home a great burger is one of life’s little pleasures. Since it’s Meatless Monday I thought I’d share a few of our favorites made from a variety of beans, lentils, mushrooms and vegetables. You won’t go wrong with any of these. Lentil Loaf: This meatless loaf is loaded with carrots,… 

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