Steamed Kale and Cabbage

Steamed Kale and Cabbage

For the last few weeks I’ve been adding this steamed greens combo to almost everything! Totally simple! And drizzled with balsamic vinegar, it’s totally delicious, too. I add it to Breakfast Panini with Potatoes and Greens, Vegan Mac and Cheese Perfection, Ethiopian … Continue reading

Easy Air-Fried Brussels Sprouts

Easy Air-Fried Brussels Sprouts

These Easy Air-Fried Brussels Sprouts can help you reach oh-so-many goals this year, as you try to fit more green veggies into your menu. Let’s start with a time saver, because no washing or prep work is required with this … Continue reading

Unstuffed Cabbage

Unstuffed Cabbage

Outstanding on a cold night, this recipe is deeply satisfying and delicious – but without all the work of traditional stuffed cabbage. Of course it’s fully vegan, plant-based, and oil free. I make this in a pressure cooker, but I’m … Continue reading

Cream of Broccoli Spinach Soup

Cream of Broccoli Spinach Soup

I’ve had the privilege of preparing weekly dinners for a group of patients learning how they can reverse their Type 2 Diabetes through a whole food plant-based diet. This has been part of a fabulous pilot program through IHA in … Continue reading

Sweet and Creamy Cabbage and Apple Slaw

Sweet and Creamy Cabbage and Apple Slaw

YUM! This is my new favorite slaw, sweetened with apples, and delightfully delicious! It may very well be the best slaw I have ever tasted, and the dressing is pretty much miraculous, made with raisins and cashews, making it both sweet … Continue reading

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad with Polenta Croutons

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad with Polenta Croutons

Vegan-ized Caesar dressing! This is big! I mean, Breaking News big – at least in my house. Since I became vegan about 10 years ago, Caesar Salad has probably been my single most-lamented, yearned-for recipe. But Caesar Salad is back … Continue reading

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

Roasted Beet and Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Beet and Roasted Garlic Hummus

Recently, I started creating my own beet hummus, and my daughter and I have fallen in love with this. It’s creamy and deeply flavorful, and we’re enjoying it with raw vegetables (of course), on sprouted grain toast, in salad wraps, over … Continue reading

Easy Ancho Chili Lentil Tostadas

Easy Ancho Chili Lentil Tostadas

Tostadas (toasted tortillas) are one of my favorite meals – for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, so I’m endlessly exploring new variations. This version marries ancho chili with fresh lime juice for a little extra kick, but with very little extra effort. … 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

Simple Salad with Radicchio, Hazelnuts, and Vegan Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Simple Salad with Radicchio, Hazelnuts, and Vegan Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

A vegan buttermilk ranch dressing – that’s whole-food, plant based – and delicous? Yes, yes, and yes. This creamy dressing might be the answer you’ve been looking for all this time. It’s become a favorite at our house. This time … Continue reading

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables with Arugula Pesto Pasta

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables with Arugula Pesto Pasta

Flavor-packed and dramatic, this is a jazzy dish that’s perfect for guests, yet easy enough for a great family dinner. An easy arugula pesto is tossed with cooked pasta and loads of oven-roasted shallots, zucchini, bell peppers, and tomatoes. The flavorful … Continue reading