Ellen’s Vegan Chicken & Rice

Ellen’s Vegan Chicken & Rice I was watching a cooking show on traditional southern cooking and was inspired to make this simple, loving, nourishing porridge style comfort food- completely gluten & cruelty free 😉 Wheat-free, Gluten-Free 1-1/2c white basmati rice or long grain 1 medium onion, minced 1/2t turmeric (fresh or dried) 4.5oz of Beyond […]

White Girl Gingered Cabbage & Corn Congee

 This is an incredibly comforting and healing food. It is reminiscent of a Chinese egg drop soup, the broken rice lends a rich, starchy consistency to the soup that just feels amazing going down. I had squirreled away the most gorgeous corn this past summer and in lieu of BEING DONE WITH THIS WINTER and […]

Broccoli Mushroom Onion Black Olive Red Pepper Tofu Ricotta Lasagna with Red Sauce

I love lasagna. I love it. I have my Nana’s small and large lasagna pan. Usually by the fall I am ready for some serious food- This. Is. Serious. Food. I created a twist on my favorite tofu ricotta with some little local beauty peppers, including a cherry bomb, my favorite of all peppers. It […]

Savory Chickpea Pancakes

These are scrumptious little bits of amazing. I LOVE them. They are so easy to make and super satisfying.  You could easily add in veggie combinations, spices and flavors of your own choosing, maybe even make them into a sweet variation. I love  this particular combo dipped in Herbed Tamarind Sauce. S P E C T […]

Hearty Fall Vegetable Bean Soup with Greens

I broke into my stash of local corn I turned into frozen niblets this summer, mostly everything else is still available in abundance. SO MUCH YUM in a bowl. I used baby limas, I love their creamy mellow, nutty, flavor. You can use any kind of pasta you like or omit it completely- SO. GOOD. […]

Chickpea Chana Masala

Chana Masala You can make this as spicy hot or mild as you prefer, I LOVE a good kick so I put a whole hot pepper into it- whole, so I can fish it out after cooking so as not to mistake it for a cooked tomato. You can use canned or jar tomatoes with […]

Roasted Hot & Sweet Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Hot & Sweet Potatoes 2-3 small sweet Japanese potatoes, sliced on a diagonal or cubed 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 1/4″ fresh turmeric, grated *opt 1 clove garlic, minced or sliced 3T local grade B maple syrup 3-4T extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil 1t cinnamon 1 hot red pepper, sliced 1/2t pink salt […]

Cream of Zucchini Soup

Cream of Zucchini Soup This is the perfect way to use them, showcasing their sweet summer flavor. Roasting the zucchini first enhances the entire flavor of the soup but it is also an additional step in the preparation and is not necessary for a delicious soup. Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 large […]

Hearty Summer Black Bean Soup with Greens

Local greens, tomatoes, corn, onions and garlic- this soup is so satisfying and absolutely delicious. Hearty Summer Black Bean Soup with Greens Wheat-free * Gluten-free* 1 large onion, medium dice 2c fresh tomato medium dices or crushed tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced 3c black beans, cooked and drained or 2 cans 1 medium sweet potato, […]