Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup With Spinach & Olives

Serves 6 to 8 Total time: 1 hour || Active time: 15 minutes I’m not one of those people who freezes soup, although I do occasionally try to… […]

Chilled Golden Beet & Ginger Soup

Serves 8 I’m going to stick up for conversations about the weather. I like them. I don’t mind listening to your humidity report, in fact I find it… […]

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… […]

Cast Iron Stir-Fry With Avocado, Basil & Peanuts

Serves 4 Total time: 30 mins || Active time: 30 mins I don’t really like to be a culinary prescriptivist. I think it’s important to know what “authentic”… […]

Roasted Potato & Fennel Soup

Serves 6 to 8 Time: 45 minutes Comfort is an entire experience. It’s not just about taste, but texture, aroma and even the cooking experience can be comforting…. […]

Wild Rice Salad With Oranges & Roasted Beets

Serves 4 Time: 10 minutes once all ingredients are prepared, but more like 3 hours if not Active time: 15 minutes It’s been awhile since I shared a… […]

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… […]

Eggplant & Black Eyed Pea Curry

Serves 6 to 8 Total time: 1 hour || Active time: 20 minutes January for me means there’s always a chili or a curry simmering away on the… […]

Melon Salad With Mint & Lime

Serves 4 Time: 15 minutes This has pretty much been a summer of simplicity for me. In some ways it’s forced, like the fact that my kitchen has… […]

Chickpea & Rice Soup With A Little Kale

Serves 6 Total time: 40 minutes || Active time: 15 minutes See those sets of footprints in the snow? Now notice where one set disappears? That was when… […]