Eggplant Potato Moussaka with Pine Nut Cream

Serves 8 Time: 1 1/2 hours, much of it active In our version of this traditional Greek casserole, layers of tender roasted eggplant, potatoes and zucchini are layered… […]

Hottie Black Eyed Peas With Ginger Mashed Sweet Potatoes & Apples

Serves 4 to 6 Time: 45 minutes December has gotten pretty crazy for me (and the rest of the world), so I’m sharing some of my favorite comfort… […]

Pumpkin French Toast

Serves 4 During those crisp months of Autumn I want pumpkin morning, noon and night. And yeah, the craving may even strike in June! This is a perfect… […]

Quinoa Puttanesca

The first time I had pasta puttanesca I was waitressing at a restaurant in Park Slope. A fellow waitress told me that it was the pasta that… […]

Roasted Yellow Beet Salad With Warm Maple Mustard Dressing

Serves 4 Active time: 15 minutes || Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes It’s hard to be inspired to cook in these winter months. It’s like “OK pumpkin,… […]

Red Curry Soup with Rice & Purple Kale

Serves 8 Active time: 15 minutes || Total time: 40 minutes For this recipe, I went into kitchen and stared at the kale for like a half hour…. […]

Sanctuary Dip

Makes 2 1/2 cups Total time: 10 minutes || Active time: 10 minutes A cool, creamy, tangy dip that’s calling out for a potato chip or baby carrot… […]

Blackened Scrambled Tofu & Garlicky Grits

Serves 4 Active time: 30 minutes || Total time: 30 minutes Maybe it’s because I’m watching too much Food Network and True Blood lately, but I’ve been craving… […]

Gluten Free Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat has a wonderful sweet, earth flavor and aroma that makes everything smell so home-y. And it’s completely gluten free, which is confusing, since the word “wheat” is… […]

Smoky Maple Sausages

Makes 4 big sausages Total time: 50 minutes || Active time: 15 minutes There are so many amazing versions of these steamed sausages floating around, but one more… […]