Chickpea Tikka Masala

Recipe adapted from Chickpea Tikka Masala: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 piece of ginger, minced 1 tablespoon garam masala 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (feel free to leave this out if you don’t want…… Continue reading Chickpea Tikka Masala

Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

White or brown rice replaces ground beef. Sautéed onions, garlic, carrots and zucchini blend perfectly with tomato paste, cilantro and dill. A splash of fresh lemon juice brings out all of the flavors beautifully. Adapted from Low Fat Vegan Chef    /    Serves 3-4 Ingredients 6 large red bell peppers 1 large onion, diced…… Continue reading Rice Stuffed Bell Peppers

Homemade Pickles

  Homemade pickles One large glass jar with lid sliced cucumbers (enough to pack the jar) 1 cup water 1 cup apple cider vinegar (you can use less according to taste – one cup kind of makes your eyes water) 8 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon sea salt 2 sprigs of fresh dill (or 4 tsp dill seeds) 2 teaspoons whole peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon red…… Continue reading Homemade Pickles

Hearty Quinoa, Black Bean, and Sweet Potato Chili

Hearty Quinoa, Black Bean, and Sweet Potato Chili Adapted from makes 6 bowls one 29 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained 6 oz can tomato paste 32 oz vegetable stock 1 onion, chopped 
5 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon cumin 
1 teaspoon oregano 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into bite…… Continue reading Hearty Quinoa, Black Bean, and Sweet Potato Chili

Radishes – The Unsung Hero

Radishes are a cruciferous vegetable, like broccoli and cauliflower, and offer many health benefits such as: Cooling down the body and helping to eliminate excess heat in the warmer seasons. Eliminates excess mucus and fights colds by clearing sinuses and soothing sore throats. Removes built-up toxins in the body by breaking down stagnant foods in the digestive system. A…… Continue reading Radishes – The Unsung Hero

Vegan Pizza With Summer Squash

  Slightly Spicy Tomato-Based Pizza Sauce Adapted from thevegan8 1 – 15 ounce can of tomato sauce 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 – 2 teaspoon crushed red pepper…… Continue reading Vegan Pizza With Summer Squash

Red Lentil and Potato Soup

Recipe adapted from Hyperfoodie Servings 8/Prep time: 10 mins / Cooking time: 40 mins / Total time: 50 mins Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 3 celery sticks, chopped large baking potato, chopped, or four white potatoes 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄2 teaspoon smoked paprika…… Continue reading Red Lentil and Potato Soup