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

Lauren’s Kitchen: Vegan Pho

By Lauren | October 23, 2015

Two weeks ago while in Boston for a seminar I had an amazing vegan pho for dinner. It was so memorable that I knew had to replicate this bowl of deliciousness once I returned home. This…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Taco Time

By Lauren | October 16, 2015

There’s nothing that says crowd pleaser more than tacos—and that goes double for those of us who reside in the ATX. What makes tacos such a favorite is their versatility. We can thank our amazing…

Vegan Egyptian Okra with Tomatoes—Bamya bel zait

By Lauren | August 13, 2015

  It is okra season in Texas, and I am craving this flavorful stew. My son-in-law Joe shared this treasured recipe years ago while dating my daughter.  While there are countless other reasons to love…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Oma’s Kirsch Pfannkuchen

By Lauren | June 22, 2015

Disclaimer: This is not a plant-based recipe but it’s earned a spot on my blog for these 3 reasons. It’s a incredibly healthy way to “cheat.” It’s amazingly delicious. It’s my mother-in-law’s recipe. My husband…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Veggie Tacos

By Lauren | June 8, 2015

Honestly, dinner can’t get much easier than this recipe from Simply Recipies and once you have the basics down you can switch out the veggies based on what you have on hand. I chose this because I…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Hearty Dinner Salad

By Lauren | January 19, 2015

Hearty Seasonal Dinner Salad anyone? Bring it on! There are so many good things to say about this delicious salad created by Choosing Raw author Gena Hamshaw I don’t know where to begin. Here’s hopefully enough teasers that…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

By Lauren | December 1, 2014

This recipe from Pure Ella is a delicious way to use up any of those leftover mashed potatoes from your Thanksgiving Day festivities. It’s also delicious enough to warrant making the mashed potatoes for it…

Lauren’s Kitchen: Stuffed Sweet Dumpling Squash

By Lauren | November 24, 2014

I made this recipe from The Kitchn over the weekend and went right out to buy more Sweet Dumpling Squash! Plenty of these yummy squash are available right now at Wheatsville Co-Op in Austin. This…