Fresh Basil Hummus

Fresh Basil Hummus

I eat a LOT of hummus. No surprise. But sometimes I like to intensify the flavor with fresh herbs for a little extra zip, and this 2-ingredient recipe does the trick. It’s just a little hummus, plus the fresh herb of … Continue reading

Creamy Vegetable Soup with Collards and Chickpeas

Creamy Vegetable Soup with Collards and Chickpeas

Oh my goodness, this Creamy Vegetable Soup is just about the best thing in the world, especially on a snowy winter’s night. It’s my spin on a 10-Spice Vegetable Soup with Cashew Cream created by Angela Liddon (from ohsheglows.com). I was inspired by … Continue reading

Perfect Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Perfect Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This chickpea salad is crunchy, creamy, and colorful, and makes the perfect sandwich spread! It’s so good, I can just eat it with a spoon. This is actually my version of Angela Liddon’s recipe, from her wonderful The Oh She Glows Cookbook. I omit … Continue reading

Vegetable Vindaloo

Vegetable Vindaloo

Sometimes dinner is just so good, you can hardly wait for leftovers the next day. This is one of those recipes. Vegetable Vindaloo is a spicy Indian curry, which derives from a Portuguese dish flavored with wine and garlic. Indian … Continue reading

Italian Escarole and Potato Soup

Italian Escarole and Potato Soup

Last night I made this delicious springtime Italian Escarole and Potato Soup, based on Nava Atlas’ recipe from her inspiring book, Wild About Greens. Nava’s book is a tremendous resource, bursting with brilliant ways to eat more greens, as most of … Continue reading

Spicy Chana Masala

Spicy Chana Masala

Chana Masala is the name of a slightly spicy chickpea stew, and also refers to the name of the complex spice blend used to make that dish. A big thank-you goes to my sister-in-law Janet, for sharing her recipe with … Continue reading