Kasha (Buckwheat Groats) with Mushrooms

Kasha, or toasty brown buckwheat groats, is a grain that’s popular in Eastern European cuisines. It’s one of a kind of food that you feel strongly about one way or another, as their flavor and aroma are strong and distinct. If you’re a kasha fan, you’ll enjoy this simple dish ....more

Seared Baby Bok Choy

Baby bok choy is at its best in the spring when plump and fresh. Here’s a super-quick way to prepare it, showing it off in all its glory, both flavor-wise and visually. This is not so much a recipe as an idea, but what a fun idea it is ....more

Butternut Squash & Swiss Chard “Lasagna”

In this hearty vegan and gluten-free lasagna I used a mixture of shiitake and white button mushrooms, fresh rosemary and tarragon, swiss chard, homemade sauce (so easy!!!), tofu “cheese”, and squash. The flavor and texture are excellent, everything you’d want from a meal on a cold winter day....more

Buckwheat Crepes with Chocolate Sauce

These whole grain crepes are delicious, filling, very pretty, and totally healthy! They’re also great for kids. Then there is the chocolate! ...more

Cinnamon-Tahini Cookies

I love my cookies soft, hearty, and moist. They get extra points if they’re healthy. Even more points when they take less than 15 minutes to make ....more

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

You can make this festive roasted sweet potato dish with yams or sweet potatoes or a combination of both. Generally speaking, garnet yams are sweeter than sweet potatoes. Serve it for the Thanksgiving holidays or anytime you want to warm up the house with the sweet aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg ....more

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili with Tomatillos

This sweet and spicy stew is a fun and unusual take on chili. And if you happen to have leftovers, it tastes even better a day or two later....more

Curried Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk

For centuries, spices have been used to create delicious and nourishing meals. Aromatic herbs and spices, also known as carminatives, improve digestion and make zesty, globally inspired dishes....more

Ginger Tempeh Vegetable Stir Fry

Frying tempeh in red palm oil gives it a rich flavor and meaty texture. You can use coconut oil or sesame oil and swap other seasonal vegetables for infinite tasty variations. In this recipe I used mirin, a sweet rice cooking wine, feel free to use another cooking wine or water ....more

Potato & Pea Samosa Cakes with Tamarind Sauce

Samosas are a traditional savory Indian pastry, usually stuffed with spiced potatoes and other vegetables. These cakes are basically samosa filling without the pastry. The tart and sassy tamarind sauce makes the perfect accompaniment ....more