Mediterranean Summer Pasta Salad

Mediterranean Summer Pasta Salad

Sometimes you’re looking for the perfect salad to bring to a summer barbecue or potluck, or an easy lunch for family and friends at home. Here you go. Full of fresh basil and Roma tomatoes, plus hearty whole grain pasta, … Continue reading

Best Split Pea Soup

Best Split Pea Soup

This recipe has a long history, and goes back several decades. My mom made a wonderful split pea soup, and when I was growing up, it was always one of my favorites. She would top it with “buttered toast squares” … Continue reading

Creamy Pasta with Baby Peas

Creamy Pasta with Baby Peas

People often say to me, “I could never be vegan. I love cheese too much.” I get that, because when I was a new vegan, my husband referred to me as a recovering cheese-aholic. It was true. I had a history … 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

Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Baby Peas

Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Baby Peas

We get such a prolonged dose of winter in Michigan, that by the time spring does arrive, we have really earned it. After root vegetables for months on end, at last it’s time for a fresh palette of new colors … 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