August Corn Salad with Herbs and Feta


Maine corn has arrived at market. Hip hip hooray! My kiddos could eat corn on the cob 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. While  tend to agree with this sentiment, I also like to think off the cob and love recipes that present corn in a different and delicious way. This salad is […]

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Meatless Monday: Sunday Brunch Asparagus


This is one of my favorite recipes for steamed or roasted asparagus. It's perfect for a spring brunch. This would also be delicious as a Meatless Monday dinner item alongside a nice salad and roasted potatoes. Asparagus Salad with Almonds, Eggs and Parsley with a Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette 2 Tbsp. whole grain mustard (Dijon […]

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Meatless Monday: Romesco, a Rite of Spring


Romesco sauce originates from Spain and is one of my favorite schmootzes. Usually it's enjoyed in the spring as a sauce for grilled spring onions. I've seen versions of it made with walnuts, almonds and pine nuts or a combination of all of them. Since my other favorite schmootz is muhammara is made with walnuts; […]

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Meatless Monday: Kid-Approved Sweet Potato Hummus


I’ve got a house full of dippers/grazers and after the success of Fatima’s Salad, I thought a hummus-centered dinner might fit the bill and I am happy to report that 3 out of 4 kiddos (including Marco) were on board. Allow me to introduce classic hummus meets beta-carotene, in the form of sweet potatoes. The […]

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Meatless Monday: Banana Almond Vegan “Ice Cream”


During my vegan detox, one thing that I missed was ice cream. I come from a long line of ice cream lovers and knew that I would have to come up with a plan to fill the ice cream void. Canned coconut milk is a luxurious ingredient, it adds an unmistakable richness to Thai and […]

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Meatless Mondays – New Mexican Posole


Traditionally made with pork and chicken, posole made with the right ingredients can also be delicious vegetarian. In Mexico, this dish is consumed like menudo, to help quell the effects of a hangover. I just love the buttery, crunchy texture of hominy. Two “secret” ingredients for me were my vegetable stock (see the post on […]

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Meatless Monday and Tuesday: 21 Days of Vegan Eating


Big News: Kitty Broihier and I delivered the Gluten-Free Slow Cooking book last Tuesday. It is being published by Sterling and will be on the shelves in November (just in time for the holidays). YAY! Hmmm? What shall I do next? How about go vegan? For 21 days… Well, I have been toying with doing some sort of […]

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Meatless Monday: The Joys of a Soup Swap


This year, I participated in a fledgling soup swap here in Boulder, CO. Our host, Julie, has a friend in New York who has been participating in National Soup Swap for a while and had 197 quarts of soup at her house during this year’s swap. That’s a lot of soup! While we didn’t have quite […]

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