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Wild Morel Mushrooms and Christmas Lima Beans over Pasta (Vegan)

Wild Morel Mushrooms and Christmas Lima Beans over Pasta (Vegan)

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Recipe There is no finer luxury of spring than cooking up a fresh, wild growing, vegan morel mushroom recipe. Morel mushrooms have a rich, savory quality that no other mushroom can match, but Christmas Lima beans provide a similar, more […]

Japanese Knotweed Salsa

Japanese Knotweed Salsa

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version Some salsas are chunky, some are smooth. This one is smooth. Some salsas are sour, some salsas are sweet, some spicy. This is all of the above, plus a little sour. Some salsas use tomatoes, or tomatillos, some salsas […]

Salted Dark Chocolate Blackberry Vegan Brownies

Salted Dark Chocolate Blackberry Vegan Brownies

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version What could be better than rich, smooth, dark chocolate brownies? Sweet and bitter all in one. Maybe if you added a fruity component- a little bit of tartness. Sprinkle a little salt on top, and all the sudden we’re […]

Book Review: Great Vegan BBQ without a Grill + Boot Kickin’ Cauliflower Taco Recipe

Book Review: Great Vegan BBQ without a Grill + Boot Kickin’ Cauliflower Taco Recipe

The internet is full of vegan recipes, but there’s nothing quite like a book. You don’t need to rack your brain to decide what to google, instead you can enjoy the relaxing exercise of browsing a recipe collection that has been lovingly curated for you. […]

Homemade Mushroom Tortillas

Homemade Mushroom Tortillas

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Recipe Today I wanted to share with you my recipe for homemade, mushroom tortillas. Making your own tortillas is something that sounded like a whole lot of work when I first considered it. Like making your own pasta or bread, […]

Curried Lentils and Sorghum + Earth Day and Climate Change

Curried Lentils and Sorghum + Earth Day and Climate Change

Click here for a Print-Friendly Recipe Happy Earth Day to all! If you’re here to make lentils, it’s at the bottom of the page. First I’m going to pull out my soap box and talk to you about something a little more serious. In a […]

Roasted Sweet Potato in Cape Gooseberry Sauce

Roasted Sweet Potato in Cape Gooseberry Sauce

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version What did I feel like eating today? Cape gooseberries- so I made roasted sweet potato in cape gooseberry sauce. The warm, sugary, hearty sweet potatoes add a earthy element to the bright, zingy, sweet-and-sour, pure sunshine of a cape […]

Spicy Garlic Roasted Chickpeas Snack

Spicy Garlic Roasted Chickpeas Snack

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version What’s on the table today? Basically the perfect snack. Spicy garlic roasted chickpeas, still a little warm from the oven. On the outside they’re hard and crispy. On the inside, this snack becomes soft, so it just melts in […]

The Easiest, Any-Fruit, Baked Dessert (Vegan Clafoutis)

The Easiest, Any-Fruit, Baked Dessert (Vegan Clafoutis)

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Recipe Baking tends to be a more time-intensive, technique-heavy form of cooking. But it doesn’t have to be! I’ve recently started making these super easy fruit dessert, and my smile and my waistline are both a little broader. These delicious, […]

Tomato Masala Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Corn and Spinach

Tomato Masala Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Corn and Spinach

Click here for a Print-Friendly Version This tomato masala stuffed spaghetti squash with corn and spinach is one of the more interesting dishes I’ve made. It’s started with Indian spices; then spinach, jalapeños and corn were added- it’s almost like an Indian/South-Western fusion (inside a […]