Vegetarian

Two-bean Chili 2 Ways

Two-bean Chili 2 Ways

Two-bean chili 2 ways is packed full of savory vegetables, favorite chili spices, and hearty beans. It’s a classic chili, nothing fancy, but a favorite for a game day or a comfort-food dinner. This recipe starts out as a vegan meal. Then, divide it according […]

Patriotic Fruit Tray with Spiced Yogurt Dip

Patriotic Fruit Tray with Spiced Yogurt Dip

A flag design of fruit to celebrate Memorial Day or July 4th — yes, please! Berries are popular at any gathering — almost anyone can eat them. Serve this patriotic fruit tray with my simple spiced yogurt dip for a refreshing and healthy treat. In […]

Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free

Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free

This Moringa Fruit-Nut-Ola Grain-Free is a delicious and simple mixture of nuts, dried fruits, sesame oil, and Moringa powder. It’s mildly green and a little sweet, a little tart, and filling enough for breakfast. I think of it as trail mix thrown into a food […]

Roasted Beets and Rutabagas

Roasted Beets and Rutabagas

These Roasted Beets and Rutabagas are colorful, full of flavor and easy to prepare. Both caramelize in roasting, and the beets take on that slightly smoky tartness unique to them. The rutabagas lose much of their strong, rooty flavor and become sweet and savory. Great […]

White Bean Lemon-Dill Dip

White Bean Lemon-Dill Dip

This 15-minute White Bean Lemon-Dill Dip is smooth and flavorful with vegetables or chips. It’s a perfect, easy dip to make in the Spring when fresh dill is at its peak. A wonderful variation on garbanzo hummus! Plus the green herbs make an attractive presentation […]

Raw Date-Apricot-Almond-Butter Bites

Raw Date-Apricot-Almond-Butter Bites

These raw date-apricot almond butter bites are fun finger food. They are sweet but not too much, and mix together quickly for a light dessert or potluck offering. No cooking! And you can change how they look (and taste) by rolling them in different coatings.  […]

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

With only six ingredients, this easy coconut milk tapioca dessert is creamy and rich, with a subtle hint of vanilla. Bananas are fabulous with it and so are many other fruits. I’m lucky to be in Hawaii for a few days and so am celebrating […]

Tangy Ginger-Almond Asian Slaw

Tangy Ginger-Almond Asian Slaw

This Tangy Ginger-Almond Asian Slaw is so easy — the dressing takes only 5 minutes to prep and whizz up in a food processor. It’s a perfect blend of tart, sweet, salty and savory. Sriracha sauce gives a kick of heat, and sesame oil and […]

Easy Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

Easy Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

These easy caramelized Brussels sprouts develop a savory umami flavor and aroma that make you want to pop them in your mouth. You’d hardly recognize these sweet babies as coming from a cabbage relative! The dish is the delectable result of three simple steps and […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha-Lime Mayo

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha-Lime Mayo

These roasted sweet potato fries with Sriracha-lime mayo are an easy, flavorful, versatile side dish. It’s also great for potlucks! The spiciness of the Sriracha and the hint of lime complement the sweetness of the potatoes.  At potlucks, people are happy that I’ve brought something […]