Hulled millet tastes a bit like corn, with a pleasantly chewy texture. This whole grain cooks faster than most, making it a great weeknight choice. Millet answers the question of “what goes underneath this stew?” now that we’re having rice no more than twice a week. It’s a pretty choice for Buddha bowls too, nestled […]
These quick, high-protein cookies combine three of my favorite flavors: shortbread, raspberry, and chocolate. Because they are wheat-free, dairy-free, and egg-free, they avoid many allergy and dietary issues. Their fat, protein, and fiber content makes them filling, so they work well after a light meal. This could be just the recipe you need to delight […]
Fancy up your brown rice by cooking it with tiny black lentils. You’ll get lots of advantages from little effort: more protein, less greenhouse-gas emissions, more flavor, and less arsenic. Thanks to my friend Elise for the inspiration. She cooks lentils and rice together, then tops the mix with stir-fries, salads, or roasted vegetables for […]
Mini-Pavlovas get an A+ as a fancy dessert. Scrumptious, fun, photogenic, unusual, make-ahead, thrifty, and allergen-free. These beauties are vegan, gluten-free, and have only as much oil as are in the toppings you add. They taste sweetly indulgent, but the bases have only 38 calories each. I topped mine with banana slices, blueberries, whipped coconut […]
Making tamales is a Christmas Eve tradition among many Hispanic families and other folks in the Southwest. We adopted it after Dora Stone showed me how fun it is with her ebook, Vegan Tamales Unwrapped: A Step-by-Step Guide to Savory and Sweet Tamales. I love discovering delicious new holiday celebrations! Vegan Potato Adobo Tamales are […]
At last! Vegan rolled cookies you can cut into adorable shapes and decorate for Christmas or Easter. These vegan sugar cookies are sturdy enough to pick up and that hold their shape while baking. Use aquafaba, not eggs or milk and coconut oil, not butter. See make-ahead tips too.