Archive for the ‘Entree’ Category

1/6 Baked Potato Soup

Happy Meatless Monday. Like many of you across the country, Michigan has been plunged into a  blistering cold,  crunchy, barren world of white. It feels more  like Antarctica than my home.  The first night of the storm the snow tumbled from the sky, heavy and wet…perfect for packing. My best friend Amy and I suited […]

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11/11 Mediterranean Style Spaghetti Squash

Happy Meatless Monday. Winter squash season is here. There are boundless varieties to be found in our markets. Each one is a little bit different, all equally as delicious and easy to prepare. Time to buy them, store them and enjoy them for the next several months. This recipe creates a rich and satisfying dinner […]

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10/9 Sauteed Patty Pan Squash

Over the weekend we went to Eastern Market, Detroit’s lush and bountiful public market. It has been feeding the Metro Detroit area since 1891. It is one of the longest running public markets in the exact same place that it began, at the city’s center. Everytime we go it is an adventure in edible excitement. One […]

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9/24 White Bean Chick’n Chili Verde Recipe

Over the weekend I became a competitor in my first ever chili cook-off. The experience was a bit more intimidating that I had anticipated. The all-vegan competition was held at Sasha Farm, Michigan’s largest  farm animal sanctuary. I kind of expected all of us to show up, cruelty-free crock pots in hand and hang out […]

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9/18 Wrap it Up

Sometimes I get tired of bread and wraps and think, “Isn’t there a better way to eat a sandwich?” Well there is and it is inexpensive and abundantly healthy without even trying.  I have started adding collard green wraps to create delicious sandwiches. I know…it sounds like food for rabbits and hippies but I promise […]

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7/15 National Hot Dog Month, Vegan Style

Happy Meatless Monday. In the heat of the summer it is no wonder that July is celebrated as National Hot Dog Month.    They are the perfect accompaniment to picnics, birthday parties, outdoor celebrations and indoor quick meals.  Food that is easily consumed out of your hand seems to hold promise of fun for kids […]

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6/29 National Vegan Pizza Day

Happy National Vegan Pizza Day friends.  This is a holiday worthy eating your way through. Here are three of my favorite vegan pizza recipes for inspiration. Meyer Lemon Zucchini Pizza with a fresh herb and walnut pesto Chicago Style Chili Dog Pizza Tempeh Pizza w/Pepita Pesto Have a delicious weekend and party on.

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6/24 Vita-Mystified

Happy Meatless Monday. Today I have a recipe to share for a soup that is so tasty and fresh, it will make you want to have Meatless Tuesday and Wednesday just so you can have it two more times. I have wanted a Vitamix ever since we stayed in the home of our friends Kathy […]

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5/31 Queen of the Farros

I have been curious about farro ever since we started selling  it where I work.  It looks a little bit like bird seed. Honestly, I wasn’t sure what kind of grain it actually was. It is in fact a type of wheat. It has been cultivated around the world for thousands of years. According to […]

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6/17 Chick’n Soup for Your Vegan Soul

I woke up on Tuesday with the worst sore throat. The kind of sore throat that makes you think you have swallowed shards of glass and will surely never recover. I immediately turned four years old and asked Sandy to get me my favorite go to, my I am sick comfort food, restaurant prepared cream […]

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