Recipes

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 …



Roasted Tomato and Cannellini Bean Pasta

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This recipe is so easy to put together and can easily be doubled. I serve this with sautéed kale. I like this dish with a lot of garlic, but you can adjust this as you …



Quick and Easy Thai Vegetable Stew

Quick and Easy Thai Vegetable Stew

This delicious stew is a perfect dinner to serve to last-minute guests, but don’t only save it for them—this will hit the spot anytime you’re in the mood for Thai. The stew tastes great served …



BBQ Beans & Greens

BBQ Beans and Greens

If you miss the tangy, sweet flavor of BBQ sauce, but not all the salt and sugar, you will love this recipe. It’s easy to make and uses pineapple as its secret ingredient.



Banana Ice Cream

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This banana-based ice cream is so easy to make and the number-one reason why I always have frozen bananas in my freezer. Anytime the craving for rich and creamy ice cream hits, make this instead! …



Blueberry Muffins

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Lemon zest and cardamom give these Blueberry Muffins their amazing flavor and aroma. Oat and millet flours produce a muffin that is hearty and filling, and dates and applesauce lend sweetness and moistness without the …



Recipes for a Plant-Based Thanksgiving 2013

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Every year, about  a month before the Thanksgiving holiday, I start planning my menu for the big day. Some years I want my old favorites, and some years I like to stir things up–choosing recipes that, …



Twice Baked Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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I created this dish as a way to use leftover cranberry relish. But it’s so good, that now I make cranberry relish all year round just so I can make this. I freeze the cranberries …



Fire Brigade Stuffing

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My brother-in-law, Brian, makes this stuffing, which will make your palate swoon and your tummy sing. Here’s a fun twist to make your guests swoon as well: Cook, then serve this inside a pumpkin. Seriously! …



Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Tacos

I’m always looking for ways to slip more vegetables into my diet (particularly at breakfast) and these tacos hit the nail on the head: greens, beans, and sweet potatoes before lunch? I can feel good …