Monthly Archives: November 2009

Paella Vegetariana

This is an easy dish to make, and the results are splendid. Using quick-cooking rice, you can have a magnificent one-dish meal in about 30 minutes, whether for busy weeknights or a leisurely weekend meal. Adapted from Vegan Express.

Basmati and Wild Rice Pilaf with Cashews

This simple recipe highlights the special aroma and flavor of Basmati rice.

Vegan Jambalaya

Spicy bits of vegan sausage lend an authentic flair to this simple vegetarian take on a Creole-Cajun classic. Serve with any type of coleslaw and fresh corn bread for a hearty, satisfying dinner. Adapted from Great American Vegetarian.

Cranberry-Apple Relish

This cranberry and apple relish adds vivid color to fall harvest meals, and is a nice change of pace from jellied cranberry sauces for holiday meals.

Stir-Fried Vegetables with Kidney Beans

Quick and easy to make, this Thai recipe will fill you up and taste great. It’s an offbeat combination of stir-fried vegetables with kidney beans.

Tomato-Barley Soup

Here’s a hearty, full-flavored tomato-barley soup whose ingredients are readily available in the winter. A one-dish meal, serve this with a salad of mixed greens with apples or oranges and toasted walnuts, and a good bread or fresh pita. For added protein, serve with hummus.

The Urban Vegan by Dynise Balcavage

The Urban Vegan: 250 Simple, Sumptuous Recipes from Street Cart Favorites to Haute Cuisine* is a lively cookbook and a fun read. Though Philadelphia is the city she calls home, Dynise Balcavage is a world traveler, and brings her urban adventures together between these covers. Arranged a bit differently than the standard cookbook, here you’ll find […]