Monthly Archive: May, 2012

Roasted Artichokes with Garlic

If you grew up dipping steamed artichoke petals into melted butter like I did, you should try this method.  Stuffing garlic cloves into the core and between the leaves of the artichoke and… Continue reading

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry and rhubarb season are upon us and I thought it would be a great time to share one of my most requested recipes.  When selecting rhubarb, make sure to look for medium… Continue reading

Indonesian Peanut Saute

Hearty and delicious, this is one of my favorite meals to make, especially in the warmer months.  Use crunchy peanut butter if you don’t have creamy peanut butter on hand and feel free… Continue reading

Thai Red Curry Vegetables

This is a dish that never fails and takes minimal effort for a really delicious result. It’s also a great way to utilize forgotten vegetables in the crisper or freezer. Use any of… Continue reading

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Lovingly referred to as “whore sauce” by my oh-so-clever husband John, puttanesca is a hearty, tangy, and spicy red sauce from Southern Italy.  According to legend, the sauce was made by prostitutes as… Continue reading

The Healthiest Ingredients

In February 2011, Real Simple Magazine published a list of the healthiest ingredients.  24 of the original 30 were whole, plant-based foods.  Full of antioxidants, fatty acids, and fiber, the plant-based foods on… Continue reading

Fearless Plant Based Cooking

After 12 solid years as a vegetarian, I have ventured into the frequently misunderstood and often maligned world of veganism.  For years, when I would mention that I was vegetarian, people would often… Continue reading