Use kasha in place of rice or quinoa, especially when your meal has a Russian theme. I love the nutty flavor and the speed. Cook up a pot full of toasty whole grains in under 20 minutes. Kasha’s alias is buckwheat groats. Groats are cereal grains milled to remove the hull but keep the healthy bran, germ, […]
Steam eggplant for a fat-free, silky pizza topping or to enrich stir-fries, tomato sauces, and many other dishes. (No microwave? See notes for a stovetop version.) Enhance and stretch your recipes for just 50 cents a serving using organic ingredients! I started playing with this idea when my friend Laura told me a trick she’d […]
This recipe for a flaky, buttery vegan pie crust uses white whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour for more nutrition than a typical pie crust without sacrificing flavor. It’s plastic free too.
This master recipe for cooking dried beans tells how to clean and soak them, when to add spices and vegetables, and how to cook dried beans in a slow cooker or on the stove. The video below shows how to clean dried beans and many advantages of cooking dried beans instead of using canned beans. […]
Here’s how to make homemade aquafaba from dried chickpeas or black beans, water, and salt. There are plenty of reasons to make your own aquafaba, including that it’s cheaper, healthier, and greener. Use organic aquafaba in place of eggs and milk in many recipes. Active time: 15 minutes. Total time: 5 to 16 hours, depending […]
How to soak raw cashews before blending Learn how to soak raw cashews four ways. Choose the best for your recipe and schedule, from overnight to lightening quick. Don’t let soaking raw cashews slow you down or keep you from making a dairy-free sauce, ice cream, or cheesecake! Easiest and fastest. If you want them […]