All posts tagged: Red Pepper

Vegan Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew with Tofu

Vegan Sweet Potato and Peanut Stew with Tofu

This African-inspired vegan sweet potato and peanut stew is a hearty, flavourful, and super comforting plant-based stew. Creamy sweet potato cubes, onion, garlic, sweet red pepper, tomatoes, coconut milk, crispy fried tofu and hearty greens, together with delicious spices make this unique stew so incredibly flavourful. Served with nutty, whole grain Italian black rice, it makes […]

Bowl of Spiced Potato Tagine with Chickpeas, Tomatoes and Red Pepper

Spiced Potato Tagine with Chickpeas, Tomatoes and Red Pepper

This spiced potato with chickpeas tagine is combined with tomatoes, sweet red peppers and parsley. A combo that can satisfy the whole family. It’s slightly spicy without being overbearing, and of course can be reduced to a very mild version for anyone who is sensitive to spice. I think it was perfect as it is. […]

a healthy vegan summer roasted vegetable pasta salad recipe featuring red peppers, zucchini, eggplant and cherry tomatoes in a balsamic dressing

Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad

This roasted vegetable pasta salad is the epitome of summer in a bowl. Simple and delicious, it’s made with fresh roasted produce from the farmers’ market — sweet red pepper, zucchini, eggplant and cherry tomatoes. The dressing is nothing more than olive oil, balsamic creme and a little lemon juice. Because the dressing is so […]

Asian Kale Salad with Sesame-Ginger Dressing‏

Asian Kale Salad with Sesame-Ginger Dressing‏

Terribly trendy, but oh so good. I love kale salads. Especially a good raw kale salad with a fantastic dressing. This is one of my absolute favorite dressings (or shall I say vinaigrette?) for kale. One that appears on our table a lot! It’s bursting with Asian flavors — roasted sesame oil, Japanese rice vinegar, […]

Vegetarian Barley Salad with Roasted Corn, Zucchini and Red Pepper

Barley Salad with Roasted Corn, Zucchini & Red Pepper

Here we are again, just me and what looks to be just another big bowl of salad. But wait, this one is different. A few veggies and a whole lot of grain. What I love about grains in salads is their ability to deliver an all-in-one healthy, filling meal — this time with barley. This […]

Spicy Thai Carrot and Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Spicy Thai Carrot and Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Zucchini is one of those vegetables that is extremely versatile and whether eaten raw or cooked can be completely yum-worthy. This is a great example of that — zucchini ribbons tossed in a Thai inspired, tangy and spicy dressing. For good taste and attempts to disguise another dreaded zucchini dish from my favorite Schwabe, I […]

Papaya Avocado Salad in a Sweet Papaya Seed Dressing

Fruit is a great addition to any salad. Try pairing creamy, buttery papaya and avocado with crisp red pepper and romaine lettuce. Together with a fresh tarragon and papaya seed dressing, heavenly. Choose a firm, ripe avocado so you can enjoy the best of its smooth texture and a nutty taste. Don’t toss the papaya […]

Greek-Style Black-Eyed Peas

A key part of African-American “soul food”, black-eyed peas and collard greens are a typical New Year’s Day dish that is considered good luck: black-eyed peas symbolizing coins and the greens symbolizing good ‘ole hard cash. This dish, we recently tried and enjoyed a number of times on the island of Rhodes in Greece. In […]

Spicy Red Lentil Soup with Bulgur, Red Pepper & Mint

This lentil & bulgur soup is heartwarming and sooo delicious, you’ll want to make this one time and time again! This soup is inspired by a lentil soup my aunt learned to make while attending a culinary cooking class in Istanbul. Red lentils are a great choice if you want to make a soup with […]