Use filo pastry to wrap savory collards studded with pine nuts into a festive dish. Brush the filo pastry with olive oil infused with rosemary and garlic, so every flaky bite is a treat. Greek Collard Roll works as a main dish, vegetable side, or part of a buffet. You can bake and slice it […]
These big, succulent, meaty beans almost need a new name. BeansPlus. BigBeans. BonanzaBeans. They might even be my new favorite bean! Wrap them in a smoky, richly flavored sauce to maximize their impact. If you can’t find these heirloom beans locally, you can order scarlet runner beans or grow your own. Hummingbirds and gardeners love the bright red […]
Looking for a plant-based main dish for a meat-and-potatoes man? Searching for a healthy centerpiece for your Christmas feast? Look no further than my Vegan Shepherd’s Pie! The thick, umami-rich bottom layer features black lentils, aromatic vegetables, and savory spices. Top it with mashed potatoes and bake until browned and crispy. Serve it with ketchup […]
Pop a bow on this quick and hearty chili to give as a gift. You can also make Holiday Chili to give yourself a break from lengthy recipes and high-fat, highly processed treats. Almost everyone can eat it because it is vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and has no added oil. Yet it packs plenty of flavor from […]
I use my Instant Pot to cook beans when I’m in a hurry. Go from dried beans to cooked in less than an hour, with none of the noise and danger of an old-fashioned pressure cooker. Here’s my core recipe for dried pinto beans cooked in an Instant Pot. I add aromatic vegetables and spices […]
I made this fragrant French bean stew for my garden club last weekend for just $2.15 a serving. The pale green beans hold their shape while cooking. The final flavor layer comes from fresh herbs, including rosemary from my garden.