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How to Store Vegetables Without Plastic Bags

How to Store Vegetables Without Plastic Bags

I have been wanting forever to figure out how to store vegetables without plastic bags. For years I have known about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and know that plastic-free (or less dependent!) is the way to go. If you haven’t already, you’ll need to […]

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

This easy asparagus recipe is so simple to make. Asparagus stalks are briefly steamed, then topped with a brightly flavored tomato and olive salsa, seasoned with za’atar spice blend, fresh garlic, and vinegar or fresh lemon juice. How to Choose Asparagus Asparagus is in season […]

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

One-Pot Vegetarian Meal | Mediterranean-Style Beans and Greens Recipe

A one-pot vegetarian meal is often the way to go for a quick dinner on a busy weeknight. This versatile Mediterranean-style beans and greens recipe uses simple pantry ingredients (also known as “odds and ends”) for an aromatic and filling meal that is sure to […]

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

This cauliflower rice pilaf recipe cooks up in under 15 minutes, and includes aromatic fresh herbs, warming spices, toasted pinenuts, sweet raisins, and riced cauliflower. This pilaf (the grain rice version) is traditionally used as a filling to stuff grape leaves (dolmas in Turkish, or […]

Vegetarian Taco Recipe | Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

Vegetarian Taco Recipe | Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

In this 20-minute vegetarian taco recipe, minced mushrooms and walnuts are combined with ancho chili powder and a blend of other spices for a meat-free Taco Tuesday recipe that will leave you craving them throughout the week. Tacos For Everyone I think the “Taco Tuesday” […]

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

I love whipping up a simple salad dressing recipe at the beginning of the week. This pumpkin seed dressing uses pantry ingredients that transform into a creamy, nutty, and tangy dressing that can be drizzled on everything from salads to cooked veggies to scrambled eggs […]

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

I love versatile recipes like this roasted broccoli and snap pea recipe with toasted sesame dressing. Served up as a side dish, or as part of a rice or noodle bowl, it is a delicious way and unusual way to enjoy these vegetables. Toasted Sesame […]

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

French Lentils Recipe with Sage Brown Butter

In this hearty French lentils recipe with sage brown butter, French (du Puy) lentils are combined with sage infused brown butter, tossed in a maple-Dijon vinaigrette, and served up warm in a baked winter squash, garnished with crunchy toasted walnuts. French Lentils French lentils are […]

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Smoky Black Bean Chili Recipe

Cook up a batch of this smoky black bean chili recipe on the weekend, and have a warm and comforting meal at your fingertips throughout the week. Using Pantry Ingredients Smoky black bean chili comes together quickly with simple pantry ingredients, and is a versatile […]

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

In this cabbage salad recipe with sweet poppyseed dressing, thinly sliced cabbage and grated carrots are combined with a sweet and tangy dressing. The resulting dish is a satisfying crunchy salad, topped with toasted almonds, which can be made into a main course by adding […]

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

This Turkish-style carrot salad recipe is spiced with red pepper and garlic, and tossed in a tangy minty yogurt dressing. Enjoy as a side dish to your favorite main, or as part of a traditional Turkish mezze spread. Either way, this carrot salad recipe is […]

8 Tips For Eating More Vegetables Every Day

8 Tips For Eating More Vegetables Every Day

For most people, eating more vegetables every day is a habit that provides health benefits. From disease prevention to providing nutrients essential for the health and maintenance of our bodies, eating more vegetables can help us feel better and live longer lives. Here are a […]

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with Chard Stem Tahini Sauce Recipe

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower with Chard Stem Tahini Sauce Recipe

This roasted spiced cauliflower with chard stem tahini sauce recipe is a simple dish with a long title. It is a great way to use up chard stems, and the spice rub can be used on anything from fish to potatoes to chicken, or whatever […]

Cornmeal Pie with Greens and Leeks Recipe

Cornmeal Pie with Greens and Leeks Recipe

This cornmeal pie with greens and leeks recipe is a delightful combination of leafy greens and savory leeks, grated carrots and potatoes, all flavored with rich Turkish chili flakes and fresh mint. Overall the result is a satisfying vegetarian and gluten-free main dish. The recipe […]

7 Quick and Healthy Dinner Ideas

7 Quick and Healthy Dinner Ideas

Quick and healthy dinner ideas often feel like an insurmountable task at the end of a long day. Whether you are looking for a lighter “soup and salad” type of dinner, or a hearty “meat and potatoes” stick to your ribs meal, here are 7 […]

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Zest

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Zest

This roasted fingerling potato salad recipe with fresh herbs and lemon zest is a simple dish to pull together when you’re staring at an empty pantry and a few random ingredients in the fridge. It pairs will with this Cilantro Stem-Aioli. Fingerling Potatoes Fingerling potatoes […]

Spicy Lentil Stew Recipe with Butternut Squash

Spicy Lentil Stew Recipe with Butternut Squash

This lentil stew recipe combines warming aromatic spices with lentils, yellow split peas, and seasonal vegetables for a subtly spicy, velvety lentil stew that will leave your house smelling amazing and your belly fully satisfied. One of My Favorite Indian Cookbooks I did not think […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe with Balsamic Chutney Vinaigrette

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Recipe with Balsamic Chutney Vinaigrette

This roasted sweet potato salad recipe combines warming spices with a sweet and tart vinaigrette for a delicious make ahead dish for your Thanksgiving table. Crafting a Lighter Sweet Potato Dish This recipe is lighter and less sweet than many sticky sweet marshmallow sweet potato […]