Intuitive Three-Bean Delight (recipe)

Intuitive cooking....more

Summer Beans, Greens & Grains (May I introduce you to the Eye of the Goat bean?)

I’ve pretty much declared my love of a “beans, greens and grains” diet on this blog.  Just go through my recipes.Now that it’s summer the usual hot bowl of my favorite foods doesn’t sound quite as appealing.  That doesn’t stop me from cooking up beans in the pressure cooker but I do pause to think about how I might serve them a bit differently.How about a Chickpea Sandwich?...more

White beans and thyme

On Tuesday I shared my first salad from my garden. But I didn’t share what I ate with it! I picked some fresh thyme from the Bistro Garden and felt inspired to make some navy beans....more

Vegan 101: The Pressure Cooker–The Vegan’s New Best Friend

I bought a pressure cooker last fall after I read this post by my friend Gena.  It. Changed. Everything.  I was terrified to use it at first (memories of my mother shooing us out of the house when she canned tomatoes came flooding back).  Now?...more

Very Veggie Split-Pea Soup

I was reading food blogs on Sunday morning, as I do, and I read a great idea on my pal Carrie on Vegan’s blog— use green juice as a base for soup. So I grabbed my pressure cooker and did just that! ...more

Salsa Chicken (Pressure Cooker Recipe) and (Stovetop)

Salsa Chicken (Pressure Cooker Recipe) 16 oz Salsa  6 - 8 boneless skinless chicken breasts   *For Pressure Cooker  Put chicken breasts and salsa in pressure cooker.  Cook over high heat until maximum pressure is reached.  Reduce to medium heat and cook for 8 minutes.  Put under stream of w...more

Creamy Garden Tomato Soup (Pressure Cooker Recipe)

Creamy Garden Tomato Soup (Pressure Cooker Recipe 1 Tblsp Canola oil 1 Tblsp butter 1 large onion chopped 3 lbs of tomotoes chunked 1 large carrot chunked (optional) 2 tsps fresh thyme (1 tsp dried thyme) 1 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper 1/2 cup chicken stock 3/4 cup heavy cream ...more

Sounds delicious! I always leave in the skin and seeds - once blended they are barely noticeable ...more

Johnny Cakes and Black-Eyed Peas

My husband IM’d me the other day at work....more

Vegan Travel: Atlanta

I used to spend a great deal of time on the road for work.  Some trips were short and simple (San Francisco and L.A.) and other trips were long and complex (Afghanistan to Pakistan to India to Croatia to Bosnia to France) and a few were somewhere in between. Egypt and Turkey...more

Vegan Pizza Day…was yesterday