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Meatless Monday: Potato, Beans and Vegetable Stew

Meatless Monday: Potato, Beans and Vegetable Stew

Good morning and a happy Monday to you all.  I hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving.  I hope you did manage to get some rest and take a little time out from your busy schedules to enjoy some well deserved downtime with family and friends.  It was a busy Thanksgiving for me as we hosted […]

5 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

5 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Well folks, it’s the final countdown to Thanksgiving.  Tomorrow is the big day that we have all been preparing for with enthusiasm and excitement.   If you are in need of additional vegan or vegetarian sides to add to your menu, I have rounded up 5 Thanksgiving side dish recipes that have had the most popularity on […]

Roasted Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and Apple soup

Roasted Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato and Apple soup

Fall is here! The leaves have begun falling and the days and nights are cooler.  This usually means it’s time for me to break out the warm sweaters, tea and my favorite soups.  This lovely roasted butternut squash, sweet potato and apple soup makes use of the now arriving fall/ winter vegetables and fruits.   It is hearty, […]

Grilled Apricot Summer Salad with a Balsamic Vinaigrette

Grilled Apricot Summer Salad with a Balsamic Vinaigrette

Happy Monday everyone!!!  As the end of summer quickly approaches and in an attempt to savor these final days of summer, I present today’s meatless Monday dish, a grilled apricot summer salad with a balsamic vinaigrette.   The apricots are tender and the grilling helps to really bring out their sweetness.  I don’t often indulge in […]

Meatless Monday: Warm Couscous Vegetable Bowl

Meatless Monday: Warm Couscous Vegetable Bowl

Happy Monday everyone.   Today’s meatless Monday recipe, warm couscous vegetable bowl, embraces all the wonderful summer vegetables that I’ve received recently in my CSA basket. These gorgeous vegetables are paired with couscous and beans for a healthy, light and satisfying summer meal.  The flavors come together nicely and the beans and couscous adds to the heartiness […]

Asian Inspired Radish, Cucumber and Celery Salad

Asian Inspired Radish, Cucumber and Celery Salad

Today’s Asian inspired radish, cucumber and celery salad is just fitting for the hot temperatures we’ve been experiencing here in NYC.  It is a truly light and refreshing salad that can easily be served for lunch.   You will notice that my recent recipes have radishes.  That’s because I have so many radishes on hand. […]

Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer Vegetable Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing

Summer and salads just seem to go together so well, don’t they?  It’s the time of year we anxiously await those fresh crispy vegetables and ripe, juicy fruits.  This summer vegetable salad with creamy roasted garlic dressing embodies just that.   It is a mostly raw salad that is light, refreshing and showcases the beautiful […]

Meatless Monday: Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Toasted Cumin Seeds

Meatless Monday: Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Toasted Cumin Seeds

Happy Monday and hello August!!!  I mean its August already, the months are simply going by so quickly.  I hope you are all enjoying the summer so far and staying cool as much as possible 🙂   This beautiful Meatless Monday dish of red kidney bean hummus with toasted cumin seeds is perfect for those […]