Pissaladiere

16656519386_a9045f479f_z This vegan version of the Provencal tart is as savory and delicious as the classic.  The crisp pastry topped with spinach, onions, olives, and red peppers, is bursting with Mediterranean flavor.

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

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This spicy and savory soup warms you up from the inside out.  Continue reading

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Vegan Kale Pesto

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The Fabulous Flynn of Roscoe, NY, aka Kale Kat (Photo by E. Ennis)

Vegan KALE pesto.  It’s delicious!

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Vegetable Lentil Soup

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Adapted from Deborah Madison’s Hearty Lentil Soup recipe in her classic cookbook,  Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, this is a flavorful and satisfying soup.  It’s the perfect lunch for cool fall days. Continue reading

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Savory Stuffed Flatbread

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This addictive flatbread, which we have made about a dozen times since we first tried it, was inspired by one of Melissa Clark’s cooking videos on the website of the New York Times.  Her Feta-Stuffed Grilled Flatbread recipe looks amazing but it’s not vegan, so I searched around for dairy free options and cobbled together the following recipe. Continue reading

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Cashew Cheese with Garlic and Herbs

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This delicious vegan cheese is a breeze to make and satisfies that primal craving for cheese and crackers at the cocktail hour.  I have combined several recipies to come up with this one.  My sources were Basic Raw Cashew Cheese from the Blender Girl, Classic Cashew Cheese from NutritionStripped, and Vegan Cashew Cheese from One Green Planet.  Thank you to those sites for the inspiration!  Continue reading

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Farro with Mushrooms, Carrots and Tomatoes

This recipe is a variation on Farro and Kale Pilaf, which is infinitely adaptable.  This version replaces the kale with other vegetables.  The mushrooms give the farro a smoky, earthy flavor and the carrots add sweetness.  Continue reading

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Artichoke Chickpea Fritters

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Artichoke Chickpea Fritters

These savory fritters can be made small and served as an appetizer or made large and served as a main course.  Either way, they are crispy and delicious. Continue reading

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Farfalle with Arugula and Tomatoes

20140825_205130The farmers market finally opened for the spring!

Most of the farms were offerings greens of every variety, but there were also radishes, herbs and flowers for planting, apples, delicious bread, prepared foods, and a lot more, but not a fraction of what will be available once the weather gets warmer.  Continue reading

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Rum Punch

20120304_162943This recipe is courtesy of our great friends Doug and Kathleen, who lived in Barbados for two years.  It’s the standard Bajan rum punch recipe that they found printed on a souvenir dish towel.  It couldn’t be simpler.  Just remember:

“One Sour, Two Sweet, Three Strong, Four Weak”
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