Monthly Archives: December 2010

Mushroom and Bell Pepper Scrambled Tofu

Soft tofu is a good choice for dishes in which it is crumbled, as in this veggie-filled, egg-free scramble. While this would certainly also make a good brunch or lunch dish, it also makes a wonderful light dinner with whole grain toast or sautéed potatoes, and some sliced oranges or other seasonal fresh fruit. Photos by […]

Japanese Noodles with Tempeh and Vegetables

If you like tempeh, you’re sure to enjoy this simple and lively Asian-flavored noodle dish, embellished with cabbage and snow peas.

Raspberry-Almond Fruit Crisp

Ground almonds replace the flour and add sweetness to the topping for this fabulous raspberry fruit crisp. Contributed by Leslie Cerier, from Going Wild in the Kitchen.*

Love Soup by Anna Thomas

When the publisher of Anna Thomas’s most recent book, Love Soup: 160 All-New Vegetarian Recipes from the Author of The Vegetarian Epicure,* contacted me to see if I would be interested in reviewing the book and perhaps do a Q & A with the author, I jumped at the chance. Her first book, The Vegetarian […]

I Love My Vitamix!

Some time ago, I got all excited about acquiring a juicer, having read about the benefits of freshly made fruit and vegetable juices. The excitement lasted all of about 3 weeks, after which cleaning the godforsaken thing and wasting so much pulp (no, I don’t compost) got old very quickly. Night after night I talked […]

Yellow Rice and Black Bean Burritos

Often, rice is served alongside burritos, but the combination of rice and beans wrapped inside the tortilla is quite satisfying.

Seitan, Mushroom, and Onion Stir-Fry

This simple seitan dish is great choice for hearty appetites, and a warming dish for nippy evenings. Lots of red onion adds great flavor, and the mushrooms bolster the “meaty” quality of the seitan.

Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms

Here’s a quick stir-fry using nutritious, crunchy bok choy. Shiitake mushrooms make a perfect partner for it. Use either large white bok choy or baby bok choy.