Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

Lauren’s Aubergine and Champignon Curry

aubergine-champignon-curry

So here is how this came to be. I’m a day away from switching houses and still hanging out in my fridge are two shiny aubergine and a bag full of fresh mushrooms. Funny enough they are sharing the shelf space with half a can of coconut milk. I don’t know if you see a…

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Lena’s Vegan Borsch

Lena's Vegan Borsch

So to be completely honest testing Borsch recipes was never quite on my radar, that is until I had a visitor from Kyiv. Who knew?  Now I am an official Borsch fan and no doubt you will be too once you give Lena’s vegan version a try. Ingredients 2 medium sized potatoes 1 medium-sized carrot…

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Lauren’s Root Vegetable Soup

Lauren's Root Vegetable Soup

A bowl of this soup really could not be easier to make or more comforting to eat. What it takes, however, is a handful of good, quality vegetables and the willingness to peel and chop. And yes there is kohlrabi on this list and it totally is not a root vegetable! But it was looking…

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Lauren’s Celeriac a boulangère

Embracing the seasons can get challenging as winter approaches.  To lend a hand, and keep you inspired I”ll be dedicating the weeks ahead to a few unsung cold weather veggie heroes. Today’s recipe features celeriac,  a root vegetable I came to appreciate during my years in Germany.  Now available in the U.S. you will find…

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Lauren’s Grain-Free Granola

homemade granola recipe

There is just one problem with this granola, and that is keeping it on hand because it’s just so delicious! The good news –  making a double batch is no extra effort. Enjoy this list of ingredients as is or feel free to mix and match with what you have on hand.  I must say,…

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A Simple Squash Stew

vegan squash stew

Just in time for Halloween is this take on Anna Jones’ six-ingredient squash stew. There happen to be just a few more than six ingredients but they are all items you’re likely to have on hand. Ingredients Olive oil, for frying 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 fennel bulb, finely chopped (or a small…

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An adaption of Mark Bittman’s Loaded Miso

A bowl of Miso soup

This soup is so nutrient dense yet simple it certainly belongs in your weekly lineup through the cold months ahead. I was introduced to miso soup by my German homeopath one long winter when, after a bout of bronchitis, I could not regain my strength. I clearly remember my search for miso in Germany brought…

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Mushroom-Spinach Soup With Cinnamon, Coriander and Cumin

mushrooms

Here’s my take on this yummy mushroom soup that appeared in a New York Times recent fall soup feature. I love the challenge of taking on conventional recipes and creating a vegan/gluten-free version and this one is no exception. Although I rarely pass up a mushroom recipe, this one has a combination of cinnamon, coriander,…

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Lauren’s Vegan White Bean Chili

vegan white bean chili recipe

I have been obsessing over the creation of this recipe all week. To be honest, I’m not sure I’ve ever had white bean chili, but somehow the concept worked its way into my imagination. Could it have been the unusual streak of grey, watery skies in Austin, the cans of cannellini beans stacked in my…

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Vegan Zucchini Fritters

This is a handy recipe to have around when there happens to be a few assorted vegetables but not enough of anything to make a full meal. These fritters have become a family favorite for sure and there is never a leftover in sight. That was even true today when we doubled the recipe in…

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