Dreena Burton

Dreena Burton
Dreena Burton has written four cookbooks charting her journey as a plant-powered cook and at-home mother of three. Always passionate about creating nutritious recipes, she is an advocate of using the "vegan basics" (beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables) to create dishes that are healthy but also very satisfying and delicious! For more on her plant-powered recipes and newest cookbook, Let Them Eat Vegan, visit PlantPoweredKitchen.com.

Fragrant Kidney Bean Lentil Dal

Kidney Bean Lentil Dal

This dish is a dal of sorts, and is especially fragrant and flavorful, rich with spices, and yet not spicy in a hot sense. I enjoy how this dish is not hot-spicy, however, you can …



Puréed Spicy Sweet Potato with Chickpeas

Puréed Spicy Sweet Potato with Chickpeas

This soup combines sweet potatoes with earthy spices, a good dose of fresh ginger, and just a small amount of nut butter (gives depth of flavor without being too heavy or cloying). The soup is …



Sneaky Chickpea Burgers

Sneaky Chickpea Burger

For those of you that need to sneak veggies into your kids at every opportunity, this one’s for you! Our girls have no idea that these burgers have both carrots and red pepper … and …



White Bean Hummus with Fresh Thyme and Basil

White Bean Hummus

The fresh thyme and basil add a fresh and vibrant taste to this hummus. The pureed cannellini beans are creamy white, which together with the green flecks from the fresh herbs, make this hummus pretty …



Black Bean Soup with Sweet Potatoes

Black Bean Soup with Sweet Potatoes

This soup has an irresistible quality; the flavors are deep and earthy with some sweetness from the potatoes. Don’t let the number of ingredients intimidate you – they build layers of flavor, but this soup …



Pumpkincredible Hummus

Pumpkincredible Hummus

A creamy, lightly smoky hummus with the brilliant flavor and color of pumpkin!



Oven-Baked Chickpea Ratatouille

Oven-Baked Chickpea Ratatouille

This dish is much like ratatouille in appearance, but using chickpeas and an original spice combination. The flavors are complex and the preparation minimal!



Spicoli Burgers

Spicoli Burgers

These wholesome patties made with brown rice and hemp seeds are a little crisp on the outside, and soft and moist on the inside.  Serve on their own, or inside whole-grain pita pockets with veggies …



Moroccan Bean Stew with Sweet Potatoes

Moroccan Bean Stew with Sweet Potatoes

There’s something about the warmth and complexity of the spices in Moroccan cuisine that inspires me to create new dishes using them. This stew offers a heaping serving of black beans, chickpeas, and lentils, along …