Entrees

Bowls of various legumes (chickpeas, green peas, red lentils, canadian lentils, indian lentils, black lentils, green lentils; yellow peas, green mung beans) on wooden background
Tomato Glazed Cauliflower

Tomato Glazed Cauliflower

By Lauren | July 23, 2021

I really did not believe there was a cauliflower recipe I had not tried and then along came this one, and wow!  It is so yummy and so simple I’d make it again tomorrow!  Inspired…

red lentil bolognese

Red Lentil Bolognese

By Lauren | May 1, 2021

Adapted from Vegan Richa’s Lentil Bolognese Ingredients 1 package of gluten free spaghetti 1 cup of red lentils  Olive oil 2 pkgs or 1lb of mushrooms chopped  1 onion, peeled and finely  1-2 shallots or …

Vegan Moussaka

Vegan Moussaka

By Lauren | March 24, 2021

I really haven’t thought about Moussaka in years, actually decades. The last time I had it in fact was at a pub in Oxford for heaven’s sake. I do remember it being an amazing comfort…

Lemony White Bean Soup

Lemony White Bean Soup

By Lauren | January 20, 2021

Bringing together simple, good quality ingredients makes for kitchen magic. This delicious Lemony White Bean Soup is a stand-out example of that principle.  INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 large carrots, diced 1 bunch sturdy…

Creamy Butternut Sage Pasta

By Lauren | August 6, 2020

Inspiration for this recipe came in the form of my prolific sage plant and the oversized butternut squash that arrived in my CSA last week. As I write this it is seriously taking every bit…

Blistered Okra and Tomatoes

By Lauren | June 30, 2020

Ingredients 500 g organic okra, well dried and stems trimmed (careful not to open pods and expose the seeds)  Avocado, grapeseed or olive oil Juice from one whole lemon Sea salt Za’atar seasoning mix (make…

Lemon Kale Pesto with Pasta

By Lauren | June 12, 2020

If you are on the lookout for a quick, healthy and satisfying weeknight meal, search no further. This lemony kale pesto is as nutrient dense as it is delicious. A favorite way to serve it…

Stuffed Tex-Mex Sweet Potatoes

By Lauren | June 8, 2020

Don’t waste any time waiting for a special occasion to make this yummy dish. It goes together in a snap as you prepare the filling and topping while the potatoes bake to a creamy and…

Haitian Mayi Moulen with Sos Pwa Nwa

By Lauren | May 31, 2020

When time permits, I love to use Saturday afternoons to play a bit with new recipes. This past weekend, I found myself exploring new territory as I experimented with this comforting Haitian meal. It was…

Rustic Vegan, Gluten Free Pizza

By Lauren | May 26, 2020

There was a time in my life when every Friday night was pizza night. Every Thursday evening, I would put my Kitchen Aid to working kneading the dough, giving it a slow rise in the…

Herbed Carmelized Sweet Potatoes

By Lauren | May 18, 2020

If you have never been a sweet potato fan, here is the recipe to change your mind. And if you already have a fondness for this tuber, you are really in for a treat. This…

Nepalese Coconut Curry

By Lauren | May 11, 2020

Scan my recipe archive, and you will see for yourself that I am certainly a mushroom fan. A mushroom sauce of any kind has been a comfort food since I was young. And these days,…