Vegetarian

Sweet Potato Wedges with Chili and Cinnamon

Sweet Potato Wedges with Chili and Cinnamon

Roasted sweet potato wedges are one of my all-time favorite comfort foods. In this recipe, they’re rubbed with Aleppo pepper and cinnamon, sprinkled with cheese, and finished with a drizzle of pomegranate molasses. Sweet potato wedges are a cozy fall dish that’s perfect as a […]

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe with Butternut Squash

Spicy Lentil Soup Recipe with Butternut Squash

This lentil soup 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 […]

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

This romaine salad recipe is one of my favorite go-to weeknight recipes. Crispy romaine is combined with refreshing mint and parsley for a twist on a simple salad so good, you’ll find yourself making it again and again. Fresh Herbs I use a lot of […]

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe with Mint

Watermelon Feta Salad Recipe with Mint

This watermelon feta salad recipe with mint is the perfect summer dish: each bite of cold juicy watermelon paired with salty feta and cooling mint is so refreshing! How to Choose a Watermelon Watermelons come in many sizes, shapes, and colors (such as the yellow […]

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

This lemon arugula pasta recipe is the dish you want to make on a hot summer night when you can barely stand the idea of eating, much less spending hours over a hot stove. I like to make this in the morning before the heat […]

Brown Rice Salad with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

Brown Rice Salad with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

Summer lunch ideas are terrific to have on hand. This easy-to-make main course salad, brown rice salad with charred scallion vinaigrette, holds up well and can provide delicious lunches for the week when made in advance. The flavors of rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, garlic, […]

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

This marinated carrot salad recipe takes shredded carrots and blends them with an array of spices to create a vibrant and refreshing side salad. Picking the Right Carrots Carrots purchased from the grocery store are often bitter, old, and bland. A telltale sign of an […]

Plum and Apricot Tart in an Almond Crust Recipe

Plum and Apricot Tart in an Almond Crust Recipe

This vegan dessert recipe is what to make when fresh summer fruit is at its peak. The crust on this Plum and Apricot Tart is crumbly and crunchy, almost like a crumble topping. And there is no need to roll any dough here, just process […]

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

Pan-Roasted Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

This pan-roasted zucchini and cherry tomato recipe is a simple side dish of big hunks of zucchini browned to perfection, bursts of cherry tomato, whole garlic cloves made soft and buttery, and a sprinkling of ground coriander and coarse sea salt to finish it off. […]

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Learn how to make hummus without chickpeas with this zucchini hummus recipe. Whether you are craving something different, avoiding beans, or have a bumper crop of zucchini needing to be used up, this delicious dip recipe combines olive oil, garlic, tahini, and spices, and takes […]

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

Roasted Pistachio and Yellow Lentil Dip Recipe

Save this healthy dip recipe for your next gathering. In this roasted pistachio and yellow lentil dip recipe, cooked yellow lentils are combined with roasted pistachios, olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice for a tasty and unusual dip that is a total upgrade from your […]

Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

Cinnamon-Scented Lentil and Quinoa Patties

This easy vegetarian dinner idea combines cooked lentils and quinoa with cinnamon and cumin, which creates a perfectly delicious protein-rich topper for salads, or as a filling for sandwiches and pitas. Falafel-Like Patties When I have people over for dinner, I like making food that […]

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

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

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro mint sauce is an aromatic mixture of ginger, cumin, garlic, jalapenos, onion and of course, cilantro and mint. Called “new Indian Pesto” by Deepa Thomas from her incredible cookbook, Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine, you will want to put this sauce on […]

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

Tahini Dressing Recipe with Parsley

This tahini dressing recipe is one of my all-time favorites. This version tosses parsley into the blender alongside other ingredients. Tahini in the Pantry Tahini is made from toasted ground sesame seeds that are toasted and ground into a puree. It adds creaminess to many […]

Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

Mushroom & Walnut Tacos

This quick vegetarian taco recipe combines minced mushrooms and walnuts with ancho chili powder and other spices. The result is a meat-free taco recipe that you will crave every day of the week. Tacos For Everyone I’m pretty sure the “Taco Tuesday” craving is embedded […]

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

I love whipping up an easy salad dressing at the beginning of the week. This pumpkin seed dressing recipe 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. Serve it up as a side dish, or as part of a rice or noodle bowl. Cooking with Toasted Sesame Oil The main flavor profile in this dressing is […]