Coffee Cupcakes with Biscoff Spread Icing

Oh, Biscoff Spread where have you been all my life? We seriously need to make up for lost time!...more
These treats sound delicious. But - they are reminding me that I need to work out more often! I ...more

Dum Alu - When Humble Potato Meets Royalty

The Potato Story The humble Potato finds its roots in its Spanish equivalent - Patata. Consumed in kilos every year (statistics say that on an average a person consumes 103 kgs of Potatoes every year), this spud is one ingredient that forms a part of a poor man's meal as well as a rich man's menu. No wonder United Nations had named 2008 as theInternational Year of Potato. Here are a few more interesting facts about this gentle spud ...more

Friday Food Fun: Brunch at Sacred Chow, quick and easy dinners, and Marmite toast

Happy Friday, friends!  What a busy a week – and it’s still going! I’m busy today working with clients and, in between, prepping for the blogging panel at The Seed! (Want 10% off tickets? Follow this link.)  I hope to see you tomorrow morning!...more

Let's Get Cooking Vegetarian Style

For more than thirty-five years Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New York has been cooking up irresistible home-style and tasty vegetarian and vegan cuisine. Their cuisine is prepared with the freshest produce (organic whenever possible), whole grains, beans, soy, top quality herbs and spices, and the finest imported or domestic ingredients available. The restaurant was established in 1973 by one of the founding members Mollie Katzen....more

The Seed is this weekend!

Thank you for all of the wonderful, supportive comments to my post yesterday!  I appreciate that you understand how giddy I am about my column! Speaking of the column, today I review a local Asian restaurant....more

Cinnamon Cookie Dough Bars

These bars are a combination of raw-meets-vegan.  A sequel to my "Cocoa Cookie Dough Balls" perhaps, or maybe my "Lemon-Kissed Blondie Bites".  And, they started as balls.  But, our wee girl keeps calling them "Sticky Balls"....more

The Seed: A Vegan Experience in New York City June 16 & 17

VegFests—annual food festivals held to promote veganism, healthy lifestyles and animal rights—abound throughout the country and world. In New York City something a little different is going to take place this weekend. The Seed: A Vegan Experience will launch in trendy SoHo—at the even trendier, and stunning, 82Mercer. This unique conference center and event space host’s diverse happenings ranging from Major League Soccer events to the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival to Jason Wu and Nicole Miller fashion runway shows....more

JL in Print, Katie Couric, and a Soyrizo & Bean Burrito

It’s one of those days. I’m grinning ear to ear....more

Khichdi - Quick Indian Lentil Rice

In my previous post on Rice Pudding I highlighted a few facts from Asia about rice like an average Asian eats about 150 kilos of rice annually compared to an average European who consumes just 5 kilos. Check the post to read more such interesting facts. No matter what the facts say, it is true that Rice is a versatile ingredient. ...more

Open-Faced Smashed Cauliflower and Roasted Asparagus Sandwich

[Editor's Note: Some nights, I want something quick for dinner that has that glorious combination of comfort food and healthy fare. I don't want to start my evening weighed down by too much, and I don't want to spend much time in the kitchen. This sandwich recipe, which is hearty and filling, but packed with nutritious vegetables, is a terrific option for just those nights. Give it a try before asparagus season ends! --Genie] ...more
 @gigabiting I know, and since I'm so in love with roasting it, I always forget about smashing ...more