Chock-Full-of-Veggies Pizza with Chickpea Crust

I love this recipe for chickpea flour pizza crust. It is so easy to make, holds up well, is gluten-free, and tastes delicious. The best part is that it is so much lighter than a wheat crust, so you can… Read more

Cheesy Dressing

This versatile sauce is excellent tossed with veggies or with chips, pita bread, and anything else you or your kids like to dip. You can also mix leftover sauce with warm cooked pasta for a quick mac ‘n cheese, or… Read more

Party-Ready, Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu

Happy Thanksgiving! We’ve put together a savory menu to celebrate the tradition of giving thanks. Rich in color and flavor, these dishes will create a memorable holiday. Apple, Grapefruit, Pomegranate Salad This bright, colorful salad does not need any added… Read more

Herbed Fingerling Potatoes

This recipe uses a lot of fresh herbs, but you can make it with dried herbs instead. Use only half the quantity for dried herbs as indicated for the fresh herbs. Instructions: 1. Add the potatoes to a saucepot and fill… Read more

Apple, Grapefruit, Pomegranate Salad

This refreshing salad does not need any dressing or seasoning. You can substitute oranges for the grapefruit, if you like. Instructions: 1. Place the apple, grapefruit, and pomegranate seeds in a bowl. Add the lemon juice (if using), salt, and… Read more

Roasted Stuffed Winter Squash

Winter squashes, such as acorn and butternut, can be tricky to work with because their tough skin is hard to peel. Preparing squash this way—stuffed with a savory filling and roasted—puts that sturdy shell to good use. The rice should… Read more

Mixed Beans and Root Vegetable Stew

This is almost a chili—except that there are more root vegetables than beans. If you want to make it into a chili, just cut down on the vegetables and up the beans. Serve as is or with cooked grains, tortilla… Read more

Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies

These cookies are a crowd pleaser at a party or an afternoon snack for the kids after game snack, so bake a double batch. These freeze well; reheat by baking at 350°F for 20 minutes. For very crispy cookies, bake… Read more

Navy Bean Hummus and Mixed Vegetable Pita Pockets

Creamy, garlicky navy bean hummus and crunchy fresh vegetables are tucked into hearty whole-wheat pitas in a perfect marriage of textures, colors, and flavors. From The Forks Over Knives Plan Instructions 1. To prepare the hummus, place the soaked navy… Read more

Chickpea Chili on Baked Potatoes

At a deli one afternoon, I ordered a tomato-vegetable soup and a baked potato. When I received the two items, they looked like they belonged together, so I poured the soup right over the potato. The result? A tasty new… Read more