meatless mondays

Madagascar Pink Rice w. Roasted Squash, Apples, Onion & Green Peas

I’m a big fan of meals in a bowl and you really can’t go wrong with this dish adapted from Choosing Raw. It’s delicious, simple to prepare and the kids love it. Grown from a single seed, Madagascar Pink Rice amazed with its abundant […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Food, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hummus-Crusted Cauliflower Steaks

Simple, healthy, delicious side dish from Susan Voisin’s FatFree Vegan Kitchen blog.
Ingredients

1 large head cauliflower (you will use only half)
Sea salt and pepper
2/3 cup hummus

Fresh rosemary

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Wash the cauliflower and trim off all the leaves and the bottom of the stem. Place […]

By |October 23rd, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes w. Ramps

Simple, healthy, whole food is anything but ordinary in Vegetarian Everyday by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. The creators of the Green Kitchen Stories blog are known for their creative flavor combinations, gorgeous styling, and colorful photography. This is one of our family’s favorite recipes from the vibrant cookbook. […]

By |October 21st, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Mushroom Poblano Tart in a Cornmeal Crust

Inspired by a polenta cornmeal crust from the book Ancient Grains for Modern Meals by Maria Speck and a mushroom poblano filling featured in Bon Appétit, this easy-to-prepare tart is perfectly delicious any time of day. Cornmeal, poblano chile peppers and crimini mushrooms make a divine […]

By |October 14th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Healing Ayurvedic Kitchari

Kitchari is a traditional one-pot Ayurvedic dish that’s known to gently detoxify and balance the body. Abundant in protein, chock full of health benefits, easy to digest, inexpensive and easy to make, this has become a staple dish in our home. Calming, warming and soothing, […]

By |September 26th, 2013|Food|2 Comments

Pomegranate-Glazed Portobello Steaks Over Lemony Spinach

In Superfood Kitchen by Julie Morris, beautiful dishes are entirely composed of plant-based, nutrient-dense, and whole foods that energize, nourish, and taste delicious. Delightfully written and gorgeously illustrated, this book is coffee-table worthy and the information presented about superfoods is invaluable for anyone who wants to nourish […]

By |July 23rd, 2013|Food|1 Comment

Chickpea, Tomato & Bread Soup

This delicious recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi’s vegetarian cookbook Plenty is a take on the Tuscan ribollita. Somewhere between a soup and a vegetable stew, it is a warming and filling meal in a bowl after which you don’t need much~ maybe just a little […]

By |May 26th, 2013|Food|0 Comments

Meyer Lemon Risotto w. Sage

I’m kind of obsessed with the Meyer lemon. Living in Southern California, we are fortunate to have beautiful mature Meyer lemon trees growing right in our back yard. It flowers intermittently throughout the year, but the main season of production is in the spring. The […]

By |May 23rd, 2013|Food|2 Comments

Warm Blueberry Cobbler

This is a special treat our family loves to enjoy on occasion. My husband came up with the recipe a few months ago and our toddler has been asking for it by name ever since. “Cahhhh-blurrrr pleeeease Mama.” It’s gluten-free, vegan, simple to make, […]

By |April 9th, 2013|Food|2 Comments

Spiced Chickpea Smothered Sweet Potato

A slightly spicy chickpea and tomato stew plays off of a bright orange sweet potato in this flavorful recipe. This hearty dish is simple to throw together, packed full of goodness, and is perfect for keeping warm on a chilly night.
Ingredients

2 medium sweet potatoes, […]

By |February 16th, 2013|Food|0 Comments