Red Lentil and Black Bean Soup

Red Lentil and Black Bean Soup

I think a delicious bowl of hot soup makes the perfect meal, any time of year. Soup is just such good food, and this one is simple to prepare, and truly delectable over mashed potatoes. I especially love how the squeeze of … Continue reading

Curried Sweet Potato, Eggplant, and Quinoa Tagine

Curried Sweet Potato, Eggplant, and Quinoa Tagine

This flavorful dish is my very uncomplicated version of a complex North African vegetable tagine. Tagines are savory Moroccan stews prepared by slow cooking in a shallow cooking dish with a conical lid, and both the cookware itself, and the stews … Continue reading

Summer Corn and Potato Salad

Summer Corn and Potato Salad

I love potatoes so much that I’m always looking for new ways to enjoy them. Here’s my current whole-food, plant-based summery potato salad. It’s simple, oil-free, and entirely delicious. Celery and red bell pepper brighten each bite with a little bit of … Continue reading

Baked Polenta Fries

Baked Polenta Fries

I seem to go for long stretches without making polenta, but whenever I do, I remember all over again how wonderful it is. I made a pot of herbed polenta a couple of days ago in my Electric Pressure Cooker. … Continue reading

Ethiopian Lentil Soup

Ethiopian Lentil Soup

Berbere Spice Blend, an Ethiopian combination of flavors, defines this wonderful soup. It’s a mixture of paprika, red chile powder, chile flakes, sea salt, fenugreek, ginger, black pepper, cardamom, cumin, allspice, cinnamon, coriander, nutmeg, onion, clove, and garlic, and it … Continue reading

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Sweet Corn and White Beans

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Sweet Corn and White Beans

I cannot seem to get enough butternut squash this time of year. I’m roasting it with onions, adding it to stews, and mixing it into risottos. This soup is my newest obsession (thank you for the inspiration, lowfatvegan.com), and just my style…easy, … Continue reading