Recipes Archive

Kung Pao Soy Curls

Chinese New Year is next week, so I wanted to share one of my new favorite Chinese-inspired recipes. In doing research, however, I learned that while kung pao is a Chinese restaurant favorite amongst Americans, those native to China aren’t very fond of the dish. Reasons vary

Mighty Migas from The Taco Cleanse

Because I’m a vegan health and lifestyle coach, I receive a lot of requests from people asking me to review their cleanse or try their detox program. I almost always turn them down, because I know it’s not necessary to go on a cleanse or detox to

Mustard-Coated Oven Fries

You may think I’m weird, but I like to dip my fries in mustard rather than ketchup. As a child I hated mustard, and I was at total ketchup girl, but at some point in my early adulthood that changed, and I rarely reach for the ketchup now.

Vietnamese Brussels Sprout & Noodle Salad from Superfoods 24/7 by Jessica Nadel

In the nutrition world, superfoods are all the rage, and there’s always talk of incorporating more of them into one’s diet. The definition of a “superfood” can change, depending on who you are talking too. For some people, a superfood can be an exotic ingredient such as

Mushroom Purses from The Make Ahead Vegan Cookbook by Ginny Kay McMeans

In my health coaching business, I see a lot of clients who work long hours and don’t have much time to cook in the evenings. I often recommend using a slow cooker or cooking ahead and freezing meals, so that dinner will be ready when they get

Peaceful Potato, Pesto, and Arugula Pizza

The first time I had potatoes on pizza was at a restaurant in New York City called Palá Pizza. The pizza was made with Daiya cheese, very thinly sliced zucchini and potatoes, and rosemary, and it was the most perfect thing I had ever eaten. Palá has

Hoppin’ John Burgers with Tempeh Bacon and Spicy Aioli

Hoppin’ John is a classic southern dish that’s traditionally made with rice, black-eyed peas, and bacon or ham, and it’s usually served with collard greens. It’s served on New Year’s Day for good luck and prosperity in the year ahead. The black-eyed peas are said to represent

Mini No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

Key Lime Pie, or Key Lime Cheesecake in this case, might not be the first dessert that comes to mind when you think of Christmas, but it’s a tradition in our house to have it for the holidays. Dennis’s birthday is December 24th, and while I love

Vegan Creamed Pearl Onions and Kale

I recently saw a recipe for Creamed Pearl Onions and Fennel on Epicurious, and I was suddenly reminded of the pearl onions that my mom would make for holidays. There were two dishes that she always made: “My Cornbread Stuffing”, which was a box of Stovetop Stuffing

Vegan Hasselback Potatoes

I’ve been making Hasselback Potatoes since before I knew they were called Hasselback Potatoes. Sometime in the early 90s I received a big envelope in the mail trying to get me to sign up for one of those recipe card subscription service that were popular at the