Month: September 2018

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce Pasta with tomato sauce is one of my favorite comfort food dishes.  Over the years, I’ve played with different sauce recipes — those that simmer all day and become rich and bold in flavor and those that are more simple – fresh […]

Savory Oatmeal Bowl with Stewed Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Rainbow Chard

Savory Oatmeal Bowl with Stewed Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Rainbow Chard

Savory Oatmeal Bowl with Stewed Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Rainbow Chard [skip to recipe] Oatmeal.  It’s not just for breakfast anymore. I was recently reading the book How Not To Die, by Dr. Michael Greger.  (Actually, re-reading. I love this book, but it’s pretty dense with […]

Roasted Sweet Potato, Asparagus & Basil Vegan Sushi Rolls

Roasted Sweet Potato, Asparagus & Basil Vegan Sushi Rolls

Roasted Sweet Potato, Asparagus & Basil Vegan Sushi Rolls [skip to recipe] This sushi roll was inspired by one of my local sushi haunts.  I do it a little bit differently, avoiding the tempura for the healthier and less complicated method of simply slicing and […]

Avocado & Strawberry Vegan Sushi Rolls With Macademia Nut Crunch

Avocado & Strawberry Vegan Sushi Rolls With Macademia Nut Crunch

Avocado & Strawberry Vegan Sushi Rolls With Macademia Nut Crunch You can have your sushi and eat it too – even on a plant-based diet. Years ago when I lived in Philadelphia, there was a little sushi restaurant in the Art District that had a […]

Vegan Eggs Benedict

Vegan Eggs Benedict

Vegan Eggs Benedict I spend a lot of time in the kitchen trying to recreate my favorite dishes in a healthier, plant-based fashion. Take, for example, my hearts of palm fish tacos, my garbanzo bean no tuna fish sandwiches, or my vegan sushi rolls.  This […]

Chickpea Egg Batter

Chickpea Egg Batter

Chickpea Egg Batter This is a simple vegan egg batter that can be scrambled, used in omelets or baked to resemble poached eggs for Vegan Eggs Benedict.  It does require some planning ahead as it calls for my Cashew Cream Sauce to provide flavor and […]

Cashew Cream Sauce

Cashew Cream Sauce

Cashew Cream Sauce This sauce is one of the keys to vegan cooking.  I use it all the time in a variety of recipes — everything from creamy Alfredo pastas, to chickpea omelets, to tomato pie filling, to vegan hollandaise sauce.  Because it’s so versatile, […]

Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

Southwestern Black Bean, Quinoa and Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers Veggie burgers are no longer the unpalatable frozen patties of the past.  Today, recipes abound with veggie burgers full of all kinds of good ingredients.  They’re flavorful, good for you and some versions will even hold […]

Spelt Soft Pretzels

Spelt Soft Pretzels

Spelt Soft Pretzels Nothing is quite as reminiscent of childhood (mine, anyway) as a warm, salty soft pretzel.  Soft pretzels marked a time of newly acquired independence when I was finally released into the wilds of the local shopping mall to wander alone while my […]