Creamy Double Potato Bake with Jalapeños, Bell Peppers, and Corn

Creamy Double Potato Bake with Jalapeños, Bell Peppers, and Corn

This colorful potato dish is amazingly flavorful, thanks to a zippy jalapeño and cashew cream sauce. It’s also divinely creamy, and I could probably eat the whole thing by myself if only I had the room. The truth is that this potato … Continue reading

Ratatouille Flatbread Pizza

Ratatouille Flatbread Pizza

My mom began making ratatouille when I was a young girl, and I remember it was unlike anything she usually served and I wasn’t really sure if it was supposed to be a side dish, a condiment, filling, or topping. Turns out that this lovely stew … Continue reading

Summer Red-Skinned Potato Salad

Summer Red-Skinned Potato Salad

This potato salad made a big splash at our table the first time I made it, and it’s now a requested favorite – even by family members who never liked potato salad before. That’s when you know you have a winner. Like … Continue reading

Breakfast Skillet Hash

Breakfast Skillet Hash

We’re planning a family brunch at our house this Sunday, and that’s probably my favorite of all meals to host. Once again we’ll have a table filled with vegan and non-vegan palates, so I’m going to serve this dish. I … Continue reading

Roasted Carrots, Potatoes, and Onions (Oil-Free)

Roasted Carrots, Potatoes, and Onions (Oil-Free)

This is a favorite of mine. I never get over how good these vegetables are. I’m pretty sure they remind me of the pot roasts my mom used to make, and even then, the richly flavored carrots and potatoes were the … Continue reading

Baked Potato, Sweet Potato, and Zucchini Latkes

Baked Potato, Sweet Potato, and Zucchini Latkes

Here is my healthy take on traditional potato latkes. Even though most potato pancakes are skillet fried in a pool of oil, these are baked with zero added oil in a very hot oven, so where your average latkes are heavy and … Continue reading

Perfect Lentil Soup with Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Lentil Soup with Mashed Potatoes

This soup is rich and flavorful, and hits the spot on these cold, dark nights. I recently served this with little scoops of mashed potatoes in the bowls. It was heavenly – and a very big hit with our non-vegan kids. … Continue reading

Winter Stew with Potatoes, Barley, and Lentils

Winter Stew with Potatoes, Barley, and Lentils

My father-in-law was reminiscing a few years ago about a family dish his mom used to make when he was a little boy. It was a stew, he recalled in great detail, with beef, beans, and root vegetables. He posed … 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

Irish Colcannon – Smashed Potatoes, Cabbage, and Onions

Irish Colcannon – Smashed Potatoes, Cabbage, and Onions

Colcannon is a comforting potato dish, with St. Patrick’s Day written all over it. I discovered it last year around this time, and had to wonder where this recipe had been all my life. Colcannon always features potatoes, with a … Continue reading

Baked Stuffed Pasta

Baked Stuffed Pasta

Every year, long before the holidays approach, I picture endless hours of leisurely family fun. Yet I’m somehow always surprised that our holiday season seems at least as rushed and over-scheduled as it is relaxing. This Baked Stuffed Pasta recipe … Continue reading

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

We go through lots of potatoes at our house. I usually buy five pounds at a time, and sometimes just for convenience I wash, scrub, and bake all of them at once. I learned long ago that leftover potatoes come … Continue reading