Month: January 2017

Moroccan-Style Quinoa Salad with oranges, pomegranate, almonds, mint, parsley and capers. Vegan and Gluten-free

Moroccan-Style Quinoa Salad

Spices are used extensively in Moroccan food, meaning most Moroccan dishes call for a whole cupboard full of spices, which is why the list is long for the salad dressing. Count ’em. There’s 7 different spices. Though, just imagine, the celebrated Moroccan spice mixture ras el hanout is made up of 27 spices! So comparatively, […]

Spicy Thai-Style Dressing + Coleslaw Recipe

Spicy Thai-Style Dressing (+ 2 Salad Variations)

Thai food. Thai curries, Thai salads. What’s not to love? So here’s a super flavorful, savory, and tart Thai-style dressing (+ a little spicy) so you can make your favorite Thai-style salads at home. I think this dressing combines fantastically with hearty winter vegetables like cabbage as well as with high-water content vegetables like zucchini. […]

Mediterranean Grünkern and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Grünkern and Chickpea Salad

This Mediterranean grünkern and chickpea salad is an excellent example of why old world grains are making a come back. If you haven’t tried grünkern yet, you are missing out on what I would call a spectacular grain. When I first starting putting barley in salads, I thought WOW. Then I tried Grünkern, a grain […]

One Pot Vegan Pasta in a Creamy Tomato Sauce Recipe

One Pot Vegan Pasta in a Creamy Tomato Sauce

One Pot Vegan Pasta in a Creamy Tomato Sauce. Oh yeah. Here’s to a pasta dish that is creamy, low-fat and vegan all at once. There’s no dairy, no cashews, that’s no butter (or butter substitute) to speak of. It’s a simple one pot pasta dish made with fresh tomatoes (yes, I know it’s winter […]

Vegan Turmeric Ginger Lentil Soup Recipe

Turmeric Ginger Lentil Soup

One pot often translates to soup, soup, soup. So of course, with my don’t-have-a-kitchen-yet dilemna, I turn to soup as a Sunday afternoon solution. A warming and nutrient-rich turmeric ginger lentil soup. It’s a simple soup with a solid base: onions, carrots, garlic, lentils, tomatoes, spices, and broth — oh yeah lets not forget about […]

vegan and gluten-free one-pot cauliflower, millet, and chickpea curry recipe

One-Pot Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry with Millet

This vegan and gluten-free one-pot cauliflower, millet, and chickpea curry is stick-to-your ribs good. Perfect for those winter months! The fresh garlic and ginger, chili, coconut milk, and spices — like curry powder and garam masala paste give the whole thing a ton of pure delicious flavor. And here’s a little secret — there’s grated […]