Tag Archives: Vegan

Roasted Curried Carrot Soup

Carrot soup, pureed and smooth, is always a delicious treat.  But it’s not always filling enough.  This recipe incorporates the simple flavors of carrots and curry with other filling ingredients like beans and almonds to make a delicious soup that … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Macaroni Salad

While I am not a huge fan of mayo on a sandwich, I have always had a weak spot for chicken salad, tuna salad, potato salad, and especially macaroni salad.  When I discovered the wonders of veganaise and Greek yogurt, … Continue reading

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Lentil, Greens and Brown Rice Burritos

This recipe was inspired by a burrito Ashley and I loved at a restaurant called Hugo’s in Sherman Oaks.  This dish is great when you are craving a filling burrito but want something a little healthier.  This recipe makes 4 … Continue reading

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Baked Banana, Berry and Maple Oatmeal

To invite my maids of honor and bridesmaids to join the wedding party, I hosted a brunch for those of them that live nearby (2 are in Kenya and one in Washington, DC so unfortunately they did not get to … Continue reading

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Tomato Sauce (with four basic ingredients)

This pasta sauce recipe came from a daily post in Food & Wine about how to make $4 pasta that tastes like $24 pasta.  It’s a pretty simple recipe ingredient-wise, but it does take some time to make with all … Continue reading

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Sweet and Warm Potato and Kale Salad

Sorry it has been so long since my last post!  I must confess, I have done some cooking between then and now, but have been in such a whirlwind that I didn’t get a chance to take photos.  I can … Continue reading

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Green Cauliflower and Olive Toss

The library has become one of my favorite places – it’s peaceful, there are so many things to choose from, and it’s free!  The library in Santa Monica felt like a Borders where everything was free the first time I … Continue reading

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Spanish Chickpea Stew

I don’t know about you all, but I am a big fan of chickpeas, and when I saw a recipe in the Moosewood Restaurant Celebrates cookbook for Spanish chickpeas with saffron and paprika, I was sold.  This stew is adapted … Continue reading

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Black Bean, Corn and Tofu Enchiladas

Enchiladas are definitely one of my favorite foods at a Mexican restaurant.  And for so long, I just couldn’t figure out how they may the delicious sauce that turns a tortilla and filling into an enchilada.  I used the Trader … Continue reading

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Easy Herbed Quinoa

Quinoa is a delicious side or meal.  It’s high in protein, fills you up like rice or pasta, and is gluten free.  Plus, when mixed with the right ingredients, it tastes great.  While this quinoa recipe is one that requires … Continue reading

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