Category Whole Grain
Valentine’s Day Sushi! Valentine’s Day always calls out for a splash of red on the plate. Crimson hearts and ruby red beets just go together. So, for a heart-healthy flash of red, try my Pickled Beet Handrolls. There is pink pickled ginger, pink tofu, and curly red leaf lettuce in every roll, too, for
Meal Prepping is The Key to Eating Well Ask people what keeps them from eating healthfully, and most will say: lack of time. Somewhere along the line, we became convinced that it’s just as good to grab packaged food, to save time for other things. But the real solution to being “too busy to cook”
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Crispy Bars Are Calling Your Name! My neighborhood grocery store folks know how our minds work. When you stand in line at the register, they have thoughtfully provided a stack of appealing, easy to grab treats, to tempt the hungry shopper. I must admit, I’ve gazed longingly at the peanut butter
Vegan Pizza. For some, it’s the final challenge. All that meat and cheese is just too hard to give up, right? Not so fast. All you need is some of the mock “ham” from my Plant Based Meats Cookbook and some pistachios to make a really satisfying, savory pizza. Vegan Pizza Needs a Good
Are you sick of pumpkin spice yet? The season has barely started, so I hope you are still craving dishes that remind you of pumpkin pie. You know me, I’m not using fake pumpkin spice flavor, I’m using real pumpkin and spices, and I love it in real food. Like this latest obsession, my Creamy
At the farmer’s market last weekend, as I shivered in the 40 degree air, I marveled at the bounty of vegetables that the end of September brings. Summery sweet corn and tomatoes were there, alongside Fall-ish squash and apples. Strikingly, there was an abundant harvest of raspberries, as well. I knew right away that I
I’ve spent many hours of my life contemplating the phenomenal success of certain foods, and the seeming failure of others to break through. You might think, ” well, oh, of course the winner is the most delicious, right?”It may in fact be a delicious food. But I fear that success is all in the branding.
Happy Whole Grains Month! How are you doing so far? Are you eating at least three servings a day of whole grains? I hope it’s as easy and delectable for you as it is at my house. Take these Honeycrisp and Walnut Muffins. Muffins are so easy to eat, for breakfast with a smear of
For a seasonal treat that will convince your omnivorous friends that vegan desserts rock, try these Fresh Fruit Tarts with Lemony Cream.
Lately, it’s hot and sticky, and the last thing I want to do is crank the oven. As much as I’d love to make muffins or a big batch of granola, the thought of all that heat is just too much. So as I was washing up the slow-cooker from cooking for a client, I