Spicy Mushroom and Chard Winter Soup

I love mushrooms everywhere. Soups, salads, stir fries, veggie burgers, sandwiches, you name it I will put mushrooms on it. This soup’s inspiration started with these awesome enoki mushrooms that I got at the farmers market. They have both white and brown varieties. You can use either for this recipe. Whatever it is, I think […]

Charred Chopped Vegetable Salad

This salad was initially inspired by a salad I had at an Italian restaurant in LA called Cecconi’s. They had this great chopped salad with charred zucchini and I loved the flavor that it brought. I loved it so much that I decided to char everything in this salad that combines veggies from the end […]

Spiced Vegan Eggplant, Heirloom Tomato and Kale with Quinoa

When you cook eggplant right it’s one of my favorite veggies. Undercooked and it’s one of the worst things to hit your tongue. I really like this recipe because you can let the eggplant continue to simmer, get softer and soak up all the flavors in this mix. The heirloom tomatoes add a sweetness and […]

Roasted Vegetable Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Goat Cheese

Mmmmm, spaghetti squash. I wasn’t introduced to this magical veggie until the last year or so and it is awesome. As it’s name suggests, once you dig into the flesh of the cooked squash it breaks into stringy spaghetti-like pieces. Those pieces mixed in with the roasted summer vegetable combination makes for a delicious entree. […]

Red Bean Red Quinoa Veggie Burgers

Happy Memorial Day! Kicking off the summer it’s time for some grilling, BBQ, sun and fun. A staple of my summer eating is the endlessly adaptable veggie burger. This will be the first of many burger recipes on the blog. The combination of red quinoa and red beans makes this a filling and nutritious way […]

Vegan “Pulled Pork” Sandwich

  I used to be a meat eater and I have a laundry list of foods that I enjoyed. Most of the time it’s the flavor, which can be pretty easily recreated in sauces, etc. But sometimes it’s the flavor/texture combination, and that’s the case with pulled pork (or any pulled meat). There are substitutes […]