Saturday, August 18, 2018
Zucchini Alfredo

Zucchini Alfredo

Creamy vegan zucchini alfredo pasta with zucchini in the sauce and on top! Wild mushrooms, sun dried tomato and a pretty purple basil & red chile oil complete the meal. Pretty pale green zucchini alfredo...
Castagnaccio – Traditional Tuscan Chestnut Flour Cake

Castagnaccio – Traditional Tuscan Chestnut Flour Cake

This traditional rustic Tuscan chestnut flour cake is usually served in the fall and winter months following the annual chestnut harvest. It features a deep, rich, earthy flavor quite unlike typical cakes and desserts. In...
Summer Pesto Pasta

Pesto Pasta

I love pasta. I love pesto. Therefore, it goes without saying that I LOVE pesto with pasta! Obviously, the traditional recipe for pesto has Parmesan cheese, so it is a no-no for use vegans,...
Savory Butternut Squash “Noodles”

Savory Butternut Squash “Noodles”

Pre-packaged “convenience” foods aren’t always conducive to maintaining a healthy diet. However, this recipe features one time-saving convenience ingredient that won’t have a negative impact on your health. You can find pre-packaged butternut squash...
Roasted Portobello Mushrooms with Sweet Potato

Roasted Portobello Mushrooms with Sweet Potato and “Caramelized” Walnuts

I guess you could say that I had very high expectations coming here to the states about one specific thing. Whole Foods. Luckily enough, just 2 minutes down the road from where our rented...
Refreshing Mixed Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Refreshing Mixed Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Fresh seasonal berries and mint give this vibrant salad a refreshing burst of flavor. The addition of raspberries to the homemade vinaigrette lends some natural sweetness to this otherwise sugar-free dish. Tip: Chill salad plates...
Creamy Country Vegan Vegetable Chowder

Creamy Country Vegan Vegetable Chowder

It seems strange writing about soups when it's still summer as I always associate them with the fall were you need a lovely, warming dish when it's raining outside and the wind is howling....
Poblano Bisque

Poblano Bisque

Creamy, dreamy dairy-free poblano bisque has just the right amount of spice with rich roasted pepper and garlic flavor. Serve this bisque as a soup or use it as a unique white pasta sauce. Best...
Chiles En Nogada

Chiles En Nogada

Smoky, mildly spicy roasted poblano peppers are stuffed with a warm & savory fall fruit and vegetable filling, and bathed in a creamy walnut sauce. It’s vegan Chiles en Nogada! A lightened up version...
Thanksgiving Pizza | Fall Flatbread

Thanksgiving Pizza | Fall Flatbread

Pizza for Thanksgiving? Sure why not. This “fall flatbread” features butternut squash purée, roasted yellow and purple potatoes, balsamic brussels sprouts, mushrooms, caramelized onions and cranberry coulis. So, you know, I’m really not in the...
Sweet Potato Vegan Brownies

Chocolate Chip Black Bean + Sweet Potato Vegan Brownies

Wow, that title was a mouthful. :) I’ll say it before you do – I know it’s a bit crazy to make brownies with vegetables and legumes….just crazy! But when you have chocolate cravings...
BAKED CHILE RELLENO

Baked Chile Relleno With Fresh Tomato Sauce And Potato-bean Filling

When I think of chile relleno, I think of “restaurant” food, or special occasion food. I seldom made these in the past because they can be pretty labor intensive, and they are traditionally fried...

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Zucchini Alfredo

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