Combine creamy chickpeas, crunchy vegetables, and Greek dressing for a crowd-pleasing salad. Toss in chopped olives and loads of chopped fresh parsley for extra flavor. It keeps its crunch for several days, so you can make it on the weekend to help get you through the week. I made a big pot of it this […]
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 […]
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.
Roasted spaghetti squash topped with tomato sauce, squash seeds, and vegan sausage for a hearty main course that makes its own bowl. Gluten free and vegan.
The vegan cold-fighting soup makes its own broth from dried chickpeas and aromatic vegetable. Sweet potatoes, carrots, and parsley add color and nutrition. Optional whole-grain pasta helps it slip down your throat. Lemon brightens it all. Take one big bowl daily for comfort and health.