Monthly Archives: February 2012

Four-Grain Tomato Soup

This savory medley of whole grains and vegetables in a tomato base will warm you when the weather gets nippy. Photo courtesy of Mehitable Days. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons.

Sesame Kale and Broccoli Sauté

Kale and broccoli, two nutritious and delicious green vegetables are a compatible team in this easy recipe featuring Asian flavors. This is a great side dish with other Asian-inspired noodle, rice, or tofu dishes. 

Vegetariana – special sale!

2014 will mark the 30th anniversary of the publication of my first book, Vegetariana: A Rich Harvest of Wit, Lore, and Recipes.* When it was first published, Publisher’s Weekly declared that “this book should prove itself a classic.” Vegetarian Times called it “a treasure,” and the Detroit News flatteringly described it as a “one-woman masterpiece.” Many […]

Cauliflower Rice Pilaf

Once you have some rice cooked, this sturdy, aromatic dish featuring cauliflower and curry seasonings comes together quickly. For a nice meal, serve with Lentils with Greens and Sun-Dried Tomatoes and a simple salad.

Blueberry-Coconut Breakfast Shake

This breakfast shake is so thick and delicious that it reminds me of the malteds I use to get when I was a kid. And between the blueberries, coconut milk, hemp seeds, and almond butter, it’s a real nutritional powerhouse. You might find, as I do, that a couple of glasses will keep you going […]

Friendly Vegan Frankfurters & Kale pizza

This fabulously fun pizza recipe was contributed by Mark Sutton from his book, Heart Healthy Pizza. 

Salsa and Olive Oil Salad Dressing

This simple, basil-scented dressing of salsa and olive oil can be made in no time flat and offers an offbeat alternative for jazzing up green salads.

Penne and Broccoli with Tomatoes, Walnuts, and Raisins

This pasta dish is filled with a variety of delicious flavors and textures — tomatoes walnuts, as well as along with healthful broccoli. Broccoli is loaded with calcium and vitamin C and nutrient-rich walnuts are a good source of alpha-linolenic acid, an essential omega-3 fatty acid.