Monthly Archives: November 2011
Here’s a bountiful and nourishing late summer stew featuring chard and squash, made substantial with the delightful addition of tortellini. Of course, you can substitute other hardy greens, including kale, collards, escarole, or broccoli rabe. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons.
I gush. It’s true. If I love something I can’t help myself. This book was in my mailbox on Thursday. I finished it by noon on Friday. It’s that good.
Here’s a nice change of pace from “white” coleslaw — a combination of red cabbage and carrot, sweetened with dried apricots. It adds a refreshing note to spicy meals and adds vibrant color to the plate.
Cabbage and corn kernels are a salad marriage made in heaven. This super-simple corn slaw, dressed in a vinaigrette, goes well with Southwestern-style meals. Recipe adapted from The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet.
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For vegetarians and vegans, Thanksgiving used to mean being relegated to side dishes, but over the last couple of decades it has grown into an occasion for full culinary expression. A more plant-based celebration actually reflects Thanksgiving’s original intent— a feast of gratitude for the harvest’s abundance. Still, Thanksgiving can be a trying time for […]
Here’s a nearly-instant cold cucumber soup with plenty of fresh herbs. Cucumbers are undoubtedly one of the most refreshing of veggies. So on a very hot day, if you want to be as cool as one, serve this lilting chilled soup. Note that coconut yogurt has a naturally sweet taste, so you’ll want to judiciously add […]
Potatoes, green beans, and quinoa make a refreshing trio in a cold summer soup. Serve with fresh corn on the cob and a colorful salad or grilled veggies. Though I think this soup tastes best chilled, if you can’t wait, it’s good warm, too!