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lentil and chickpea salad with feta and tahini

I have an uneven history with chef cookbooks. I have learned the hard way more often than I’ve wished to that just because I might enjoy sitting down …

Avocado-Walnut Brownies (No Butter, No Oil)

Click HERE to order our new cookbook, <i>The Chubby Vegetarian: 100 Inspired Vegetable Recipes for the Modern Table</i> (Susan Schadt Press, November 2016). …

Tropical Detox Salad

I spent a few days in Boston last week at a conference - hence the lack of activity around here - and I came back home craving fresh and healthy …

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Thai Style Roasted Cauliflower Steaks {Guest Post From The Pig & Quill}

<i>Today we’re lucky ducks! My friend Em from The Pig & Quill is in the house, bringing her usual humor and cooking us up some fancy looking veggie</i> …

Pumpkin Curry Bisque - Eat, Live, Run

Happy Halloween!<p>I can’t believe this is the fifth Halloween I’ve been blogging. Seems like forever. Thank goodness for better photography and less …

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Smoky Potato, Cabbage and Chickpea Skillet

I whipped this up for lunch the other day with some leftover bits I had in the fridge and it was so quick (about 15 minutes), easy and delicious! …

Rainbow Slaw with Sweet Tahini Dressing

This colorful, fresh and vibrant <b>Rainbow Slaw</b> was an unexpected, last-minute, use-what-is-in-my-fridge recipe. But I loved it so much I simply had to …

You'll Never Buy Another Frozen Veggie Burger After Trying This Recipe

• Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake the sweet potato for 45-60 minutes or until soft.<br>• While the sweet potato is baking, cook the quinoa and barley in separate …

Berry Beet Açaí Breakfast Bowl (Raw, Vegan, Paleo)

<i>An easy make-ahead, anti-oxidant packed breakfast bowl featuring three kinds of berries that’s a little sweet, a little tart and totally …

Cucumber Noodles with Asparagus and Ginger Scallion Sesame Sauce (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan, Paleo)

<i>Quickly blanched asparagus spears top a pile of ginger scallion doused cucumber noodles and are finished with a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds.</i><p>This …

Cauliflower Tabbouleh with Green Olives (Grain-Free, Vegan, Raw, Paleo)

<i>This week’s lunchtime obsession hails originally from the Middle East; it’s not fancy or flashy but it comes together in no time at all, and</i> …

Vegetable Nori Wraps with Sunflower Butter Dipping Sauce (Raw, Vegan, Grain-Free, Paleo)

Make the sunflower seed butter sauce:<p>Whisk all the ingredients together adding enough hot water to thin to make a loose but not watery sauce for …

Recipe: Marinated Portobello Burgers

Jumping on the veggie-burger bandwagon <i>sounds</i> like a great idea—skipping beef lets you cut back on calories and fat, and relieves boredom when you’re …

Recipes

How to Make Dairy-Free, Vegan Coconut Ice Cream

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Ashley McLaughlin from Edible Perspective's homemade coconut milk ice cream will change the way you think about vegan ice cream forever -- and</i> …

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Charred Eggplant and Tahini Spread

Makes 1½ cups<p>Quick and easy, this eggplant recipe gets a nutty boost from tahini.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large eggplant, cut lengthwise into quarters<p>¼ cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1 clove garlic finely grated<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon …

Recipes

Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

January 10, 2014<p><i>A tex-mex style salad with an incredibly creamy Greek yogurt cilantro dressing that will knock your socks off!</i><p>I’m happy to report …

Protein-Packed Sundried Tomato, Feta and White Bean Dip

To soften the sundried tomatoes: Bring one cup of water to a boil in a saucepan. Add tomatoes, cover and remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes.<p>Drain …

Food

Lentils with kale and butternut squash

As culinary fashion continues to wind inexorably lower on the luxury scale -- from tournedos to beef cheeks, from foie gras to pork belly -- it was probably inevitable that we would eventually come to lentils.<p>Representing the lowest and plainest possible food denominator since biblical times, when …

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Winter Kale Salad

• 2 bunches lacinato kale<br>• 1 orange, peeled and chopped<br>• 1/4 cup finely diced red onion<br>• Raw sunflower seeds<br>• Shredded, unsweetened coconut flakes<br>• 2 lemons, juiced<br>• 1 tablespoon raw apple cider vinegar<br>• 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed orange juice<br>• dashes turmeric<br>• dashes cumin<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1-2 teaspoons raw …

Recipes

Breakfast Chickpea Fries with Blueberry Sauce

I don't post a lot of breakfast ideas on my blog, mostly because my breakfasts are typically pretty boring! I'll usually bring some yogurt with fruit …

Curried Red Lentil, Kale and Sweet Potato Soup • The Bojon Gourmet

Prior to making this soup, I didn’t think much of “lite” coconut milk. Our server at Pizzetta 211 said it best (though I have no idea how we got on …

Spin on Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers: BBQ Peanut.

These <b>BBQ Peanut Sweet Potato Burgers</b> are a spin on one of my fave veggie burger recipes. This time around, I added in some bold BBQ flavors via dry …

Cumin-Infused Vegetables and Chickpeas over Quinoa

One of my family’s stand-by meals is the Vegetable Couscous from Jeanne Lemlin’s Quick Vegetarian Pleasures. I’ve mentioned before that I have a …

Vegan Black Bean and Squash Chili Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If you're a chili-head like me, you can go for the whole can of chipotles, but as it is, it's still got some kick. Use vegan cheese to make this dish 100% vegan.<p><b>Read more: One-Pot Wonders: Vegan Black Bean and Squash Chili</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil1 small butternut squash, peeled and …

Winter Squash Bowl

4 to 8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium butternut squash (about 1 1/2 lb.)<p>5 small winter squash (about 1 lb. each; such as acorn, carnival, delicata, sweet dumpling, or sugar pumpkins), divided<p>4 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided<p>3 teaspoons pure maple syrup (optional), divided<p>Kosher …