This quick and easy Thai inspired veggie dish is a perfect weekday dinner. Add any veggies you may have in the fridge or freezer.
(Photo by Rohina Hoffman) There is a popular Zen proverb that says, ” You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes a day, unless you are too busy. Then, you should sit for an hour.” Personally, I try to find a few minutes before the hustle and bustle of my day begins. Sometimes it’s in […]
Elephant garlic is that huge onion size garlic that you may have seen next to the regular garlic in your grocery store or farmers market. It’s actually not really a garlic but belongs to the onion family. I often use it in recipes that call for a mild garlic flavor or salads. It has a […]
This hardy stewy soup is filling, packed with delicious plant based protein and tons of essential vitamins. Best thing about this is that it is a perfect make ahead/meal prep dish. It tastes even better as leftovers since the spices have had a chance to really release their flavors and mesh well with the bean. […]
On a cold, rainy day a hearty soup is exactly what I need. This is the most commonly used method of cooking Daal in most Indian households. My grandmother and her grandmother before her, and her’s before her, has made it in the pretty much the same way. I like to use yellow split lentils […]
Rajma is not something you will find on the menu in most Indian restaurants in the west, but it is the ultimate in North Indian comfort food. My recipe is very traditional. I recommend using dry red kidney beans, soaking them overnight and fully cooking them in a pressure cooker or boiling them until they […]
Couscous is a traditional North African dish. It is often served as a side like rice would be. This is my original recipe that I love as a quick, weekday side dish to my roasted veggies. Sometimes I add a cup of chick peas and a cup of fresh baby spinach to make it a […]
Kick your Brussels sprouts’ up a notch by adding crushed coriander seeds! Coriander is the seed part of the cilantro plant. These little babies contain an ample amount of the antioxidant vitamin C, as well as the many vital B-complex vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin. The delicious and vibrant favor will give your Brussels sprouts a […]
Stuffed bell peppers are one of my favorite dishes for an easy weeknight meal. On top of being easy to put together and delicious, this dish can be made ahead of time and looks beautiful. Makes a great addition to any picnic or potluck, just increase the quantities and adjust the spices to taste.
This cabbage recipe belongs to my mom. Growing up, I loved the way she mixed in other seasonal vegetables like fresh peas or carrots to bump up the nutritional value of this already very healthy vegetable. Cabbage is very low carb and high in potassium as well as Vitamin C. This is a very simple […]