meatless mondays

Quinoa Pasta w. Asparagus, Spring Peas & Cherry Tomatoes

By |March 15th, 2015|

This delicious dish is perfect for Spring. It’s simple and easy to prepare, light yet satisfying, packed with healthy seasonal vegetables and best of all, kid-approved.

8 ounces quinoa pasta
3 tablespoons […]

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

By |January 16th, 2015|

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 […]

Hummus-Crusted Cauliflower Steaks

By |October 23rd, 2013|

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

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

Fresh rosemary


Preheat oven to 400°F.
Wash the […]

Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes w. Ramps

By |October 21st, 2013|

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, […]

Mushroom Poblano Tart in a Cornmeal Crust

By |October 14th, 2013|

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 […]

Healing Ayurvedic Kitchari

By |September 26th, 2013|

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 […]

Pomegranate-Glazed Portobello Steaks Over Lemony Spinach

By |July 23rd, 2013|

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 […]

Chickpea, Tomato & Bread Soup

By |May 26th, 2013|

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 […]

Meyer Lemon Risotto w. Sage

By |May 23rd, 2013|

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 […]

Warm Blueberry Cobbler

By |April 9th, 2013|

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 […]