Pickled Beets with Onions

Pickled Beets with Onions These keep amazingly well in the fridge- even though they may not last as long as you would like because they are SO DELICIOUS! They are a great accompaniment to lunches and sandwich type meals. 2 pounds red beets, scrubbed and washed 1 small onion, sliced very thinly 2T extra virgin […]

Creamy Vegan Coleslaw

Creamy Vegan Coleslaw  1/2 head of green cabbage, shredded 1 medium carrot, shredded 1T maple syrup or raw agave or raw honey 1/2c veganaise or another type prepared vegan mayonnaise 2T olive oil 1/4c apple cider vinegar 1T salt 1/2t ground black pepper Place the cabbage and carrots in a large bowl. Sprinkle 1T of […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic & Olive Oil

So simple, so fast and so delicious. I ate this with a fresh green salad and a bowl of sprouted, steamed quinoa. Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic & Olive Oil 1 head cauliflower, cleaned, trimmed, and sliced into 3/4″ slices 2 cloves garlic, smashed and thinly sliced 3T olive oil- more if needed pink salt and […]

Basic Brown Rice

Brown Rice Brown rice is a whole grain. It is naturally gluten free and is a staple in my diet. Unlike white rice, brown rice has all of it’s goodness intact and thus contains a ton of nutrition otherwise lost in the refining process. Brown rice contains the highest amount of B vitamins out of […]

Steamed Romanesco with Olive Oil & Lemon

I purchased this from the local farmer’s market in Greenfield Saturday morning- it is one of my most favorite vegetables; Romanesco… it gets even prettier after cooking. Clean it, steam it, drain it, then cut how you like it. Toss with plenty of olive oil, fresh lemon juice, salt and fresh ground black pepper, fresh […]

Roasted Hot and Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Hot & Spicy, Sweet Potatoes 2-3 sweet potatoes, sliced on a diagonal or cubed 1 onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, sliced 3T maple syrup 3-4T extra virgin olive oil 1 hot red pepper, sliced 1/2t pink salt 1/4t fresh black pepper Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Toss all ingredients in a large bowl; […]

Spicy Chickpea Hummus

I make this all the time…so good to have in the house as a quick source of veggie protein for sandwiches, salads, fresh vegetable dipping. It takes less than 5 minutes to make and is a vegan staple. The addition of the fresh chili pepper gives it an unbelievable amount of kick without being overwhelming. […]

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes 4 thin skinned potatoes, washed and scrubbed, skin on 3T-1/4c extra virgin olive oil 2t chili powder 1-1/2t sweet paprika (Hungarian) 1t pink salt 1T vegan butter *optional ¼t fresh black pepper Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Slice the potatoes lengthwise and then into thirds, cutting pieces no larger than 1 […]

Sautéed Zucchini, Pablano Pepper & Onions with Pan Toasted Polenta

All of this taken is out of the garden so the flavors are NOW. Delicious, spicy and just a bit sweet from the onions and squash. Fresh corn in this would be killer.  I had this with Smashed Potatoes and Pan Fried Tempeh as a meal….DELISH. Sautéed Zucchini, Pablano Pepper & Onions  with Pan Toasted […]