Winter

Preparing Chestnuts

December 28, 2012 Fall

carving an X in the chestnut skin with a chestnut knife

How to cook and peel fresh chestnuts.

2 comments More →

Kabocha Coconut Curry

November 10, 2012 Dairy free

Kabocha squash (Japanese pumpkin), tofu, and red bell pepper in a Thai red curry coconut milk sauce.

18 comments More →

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.

4 comments More →

Pomegranate Salad Dressing

March 16, 2012 Fall

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

4 comments More →

Kale Edamame Salad

March 6, 2012 Dinner

Dark green and purple kale, red grape tomatoes and pea green edamame are topped with chopped scallions, slivered almonds, dried cranberries, and a creamy tofu-based lemon-herb dressing. Inspired by Trader Joe’s Kale and Edamame Bistro salad, it’s enough for a full lunch.

0 comments More →

Sweet Potato Vegetable Soup with Ginger, Cilantro, Coconut & Lime

February 29, 2012 Dairy free

Based on vegetable stock and packed full of other vegetables like leeks, onions, and carrots. this sweet potato soup is enhanced with a whole variety of flavors from roasted garlic to cilantro to lime juice, curry powder, and jalapeno. Includes four garnishes.

6 comments More →

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

February 17, 2012 Fall

A healthy recipe for baked sweet potato fries, made with either with a little olive oil or two egg whites. Tips for making them crisper and keeping the ends from burning.

2 comments More →

Baked Apples

February 16, 2012 Dairy free

Apples stuffed with walnuts and raisins, spiced, drizzled with maple syrup, baked. A healthy fall and winter classic. Plus a coring tip to keep the apples from drying out.

0 comments More →

Vegetarian Green Lentil Soup

February 12, 2012 Dairy free

Inexpensive, filling, and good, this vegetarian green lentil soup takes many variations. All will warm you on a gray winter’s day.

1 comment More →

Chard, Kale and Fennel Salad with Wild Rice (Emerald City Salad)

February 10, 2012 Dairy free

Chard, kale, fennel, parsley and scallion, tossed with wild rice, dressed with lemon juice and olive oil. make a hearty winter dinner salad good enough for a teenager to eat.

4 comments More →