Tag: plantbased

Golden Gazpacho

Golden Gazpacho

Yellow Tomato Gazpacho ✨ Sunny and summery, richly flavored, and less acidic than the red 🙌 Admittedly, it is not authentic 😉 I took some artistic/culinary liberties and hope you enjoy it as much as my crew loved it. RECIPE below 👇 YELLOW TOMATO GAZPACHO…

ROASTED BABY POTATOES WITH GREMOLATA

ROASTED BABY POTATOES WITH GREMOLATA

The garlicky-lemony Gremolata is what takes this simple dish of roasted potatoes to another level. Gremolata is an Italian , much like chimichurri, made from finely minced parsley, garlic, and lemon zest. It adds brightness and freshness to anything roasted or grilled – plants, meats and fish…

GUACAMOLE THREE WAYS

GUACAMOLE THREE WAYS

It’s Cinco de Mayo! What are you eating? What are you drinking? Please share! We’re planning on a dinner of nachos and tacos featuring three of my favorite guacamole recipes: Classic Guacamole, Mexican Street Corn, and Mango with Pepitas. I can never get enough of chips…

MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP

MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP

Lentil soup with Moroccan spices is what this recipe is all about. I created it while at The French Culinary Institute and still keep the recipe written on a scrap of paper stuffed inside a book with all my grandmother’s recipes. Let’s just say if…

VEGAN TACOS

VEGAN TACOS

Taco night is a favorite in our house and this spread all plant-based and all flavorful. TACO NIGHT Taco Options Romaine lettuce hearts or butter lettuce cups (no heating required) Siete Almond, Cashew or Cassava wraps (best warmed) Vegetable Options Sautéed, grilled or roasted: mushrooms,…

Triple Veggie Coconut Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Triple Veggie Coconut Cauliflower Stir-Fry

I love how this this recipe can be anything you want it to be. I used what was in my fridge – edamame, yellow bell pepper, carrots, and collard greens. Go ahead and experiment with other veggies, too, like frozen peas, some broccoli, green onions,…

KOHLRABI SALAD

KOHLRABI SALAD

Kohlrabi Salad with Heirloom Beets & Kohlrabi Greens is fresh and tricks me into thinking spring is around the corner. BTW, IMO kohlrabi rocks raw, not cooked. The WHY of Kohlrabi: Correct pronunciation: coal-ROB-ee. It’s delicious and one of the top vitamin C foods, with…

VEGAN RICE PUDDING

VEGAN RICE PUDDING

Warming and oh-so-yummy on a cold February night ♥️ INGREDIENTS 1 cup black forbidden rice or arborio rice 2 tablespoons coconut palm sugar pinch of salt Optional: 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon and 1/4 tsp cardamom for a flavor and health boost 3 to 4 cups…

VEGAN MUSHROOM SOUP

VEGAN MUSHROOM SOUP

I love this soup because it’s plant-based and warming. Mushrooms are a delicious source of B vitamins (aka stress busters that boost energy and brain function and help reduce brain fog) and are anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral and high in antioxidants. They also contain all essential…

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

It’s Valentine’s Day so let’s celebrate with Chocolate Covered Strawberries. WHY do so many of us LOVE chocolate?! Cacao has a magical aura, high vibrational energy that can help open the heart chakra. It’s also astoundingly high in flavonoids (powerful antioxidants that can boost gut…