March 2012

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

March 31, 2012 All Year

Roasted cauliflower and garlic, thyme, and homemade vegetable stock make a comforting and nourishing soup.

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Arugula Mint Pesto

March 31, 2012 Dairy free

small jar of finished arugula mint pesto

This peppery, minty arugula pesto with a hit of lemon whips up quickly and is great for garnishing soup, on fish, or in a sandwich.

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Festival Blend Smoothie

March 27, 2012 All Year

A quick mix of mango, papaya, pineapple, and strawberry, plus soy (or other) milk.

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Homemade Almond Butter

March 24, 2012 All Year

How to make almond butter in a Vitamix– troubleshooting, avoiding overheating. Should you make almond butter in your blender or food processor, or will it kill the motor?

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The Original Moosewood Cookbook

March 23, 2012 Cookbooks

A fond look back at the first really popular vegetarian cookbook in the US, the original Moosewood Cookbook.

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Celery Root Soup

March 20, 2012 Fall

Vegetable stock, celery root, and leek or onion combine to fill out the flavor of this celery root soup, while the cup of soy or other milk adds a bit of creaminess.

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Winter Jewel Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

March 19, 2012 Dairy free

Walnuts, dried cranberries and dates and fresh pear and pomegranate stud this pretty red and green salad. With all the fruit and nuts atop its bed of maché and baby spinach, it fills my craving for sweetness and almost qualifies as dessert

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Pomegranate Salad Dressing

March 16, 2012 Fall

A tangy, sweet pomegranate salad dressing that’s nice and thick and coats salad greens well.

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Hold That Bacon: Red Meat and Mortality

March 13, 2012 Health and Nutrition

A new Harvard study shows that one daily serving of unprocessed red meat increases risk of death by 13%, and a daily serving of processed red meat (a hot dog or two slices of bacon) increases risk of death by 20%.

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Preparing Spaghetti Squash

March 12, 2012 Vegetarian Basic Cooking Techniques

How to cut, bake and remove the strands from spaghetti squash.

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