A Favorite Vegetable Soup

With the Weather changing and that this past week we had a our first rain of the season;  I have started to thinking about soups, stews and comfort food.   1 small white onion, diced 2 shallots, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 2 carrots, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 clove garlic, pressed 2 green chard … Continue reading A Favorite Vegetable Soup

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10 innovative ways to cook plant-based foods

Say good-bye to boring breakfasts and flavorless side dishes and get in the kitchen with these versatile recommendations that will transform the way you eat plant-based foods.

Chopped Kale Salad with Spiced Almonds and Red Pepper (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

Be warned: When you serve this salad, everyone will be asking you for the recipe. It hits all the right spots—salty, sweet, crunchy, cheesy and fresh! Prep tip: Use bumpy, dark green dinosaur lacinato kale, which tends to be less bitter and tough than curly-leafed kale.   Ingredients:   2 tablespoons olive oil (divided) 1 … Continue reading Chopped Kale Salad with Spiced Almonds and Red Pepper (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

Sweet Potato-Blueberry Pancakes

Who doesn't love breakfast for dinner or just breakfast?   A different alternative to regular pancakes is this lower fat Sweet Potato-Blueberry Pancake. (Vegetarian, Gluten Free)  Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato 2 eggs 1 cup milk (dairy or nondairy) 2 tablespoons butter or coconut oil, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup buckwheat … Continue reading Sweet Potato-Blueberry Pancakes

Spicy Broccoli

1/4 Cup Peanut Oil or Oil of Choice 2 Tsp toasted sesame oil 8 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 pound broccoli florets. blanched 2 teaspoons Soy Sauce 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes   Heat both oils in a large skillet.  Add the garlic and saute' for 1 - 2 minutes or until light golden.  … Continue reading Spicy Broccoli

Parmesan Cheese Bowls

Ingredients 1 1/2 Cups Parmesan Cheese Shredded To make the Parmesan bowl you must have 4 small soup bowls or use a cupcake pan or jelly style glasses. Turn the soup bowls, glasses or cupcake tin upside down on the counter. Heat an 8 inch non stick skillet on medium.  Sprinkle shredded Parmesan cheese into … Continue reading Parmesan Cheese Bowls