Creamy Vegetable Lasagne

Creamy Vegetable Lasagne

OMG. SO GOOD! And that pretty much sums it up. This recipe requires a few more steps than many, because there’s no way around it…we need lots of layers. Starting with a great red sauce and cooked whole grain pasta, we’ll be … Continue reading

Fabulous Beet Burgers

Fabulous Beet Burgers

I made these burgers last night, and they were amazing! I feel compelled to add here (in case you can identify) that I don’t even like beets. Actually, no one in our family is a fan of beets, yet everyone loved … Continue reading

Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Tofu

Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Tofu

You may already be a fan of summer rolls (sometimes called salad rolls, or Vietnamese Spring Rolls), in which case you’ll understand my great enthusiasm for these. But if you aren’t familiar, you’re going to thank me once you try them. … Continue reading

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Is your brown bag lunch routine ready for a shake-up? Try this whole-grain veggie roll-up, full of plant-based nutrition, for a brand new perspective on your entire afternoon. Serving up protein, fiber, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc, … Continue reading

Spinach and Kale Salad with Pecans, Dried Cherries, and Maple Citrus Dressing

Spinach and Kale Salad with Pecans, Dried Cherries, and Maple Citrus Dressing

Which do you think is more nutritious, spinach or kale? Most people might guess kale, but according to an article in The Huffington Post (Kale vs. Spinach: Which Is Healthier?), both are “very healthy choices. Kale might have the edge … Continue reading

Ginger Baby Bok Choy Stir Fry with Spicy Tofu

Ginger Baby Bok Choy Stir Fry with Spicy Tofu

This time of the year, nobody wants to be stuck in the kitchen when we could be outside savoring precious hours of extra daylight. But alas, someone has to make dinner, and that someone is usually me. This scrumptious stir … Continue reading

Fresh Endive with Rice and Greens

Fresh Endive with Rice and Greens

Do you say N-dive and ON-deeve? According to California Endive Farms, there actually is a difference. Curly Endive, pronounced N-dive, is a wilder member of the chicory family resembling escarole, and is grown outdoors. California or Belgian Endive, on the … 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: 125 Delectable Vegan Recipes for Kale, Collards, Arugula, Bok Choy, and other Leafy Veggies Everyone Loves. Nava’s … Continue reading

Fruity Green Smoothie

Fruity Green Smoothie

Celebrating during the holiday season with too much food and drink is almost as traditional as, well, celebrating during the holiday season.  If you overindulged, join the club! But it’s a New Year, and that means we are all entitled to … Continue reading