Meatless Monday: Beluga Lentil Stew & Squash Agrodolce

It’s been a while since we’ve done a Meatless Monday feature, eh? Inspiration can strike unexpectedly. I’m so taken with a recipe I tried recently that I want to make it for everyone I know. I think you’ll love it, too. I’m continually in awe of the bold and bright flavors that vegetable dishes offer when done right with lots of spices and seasonings. This Beluga Lentil Stew & Squash Agrodolce is the perfect example of how... Read More

Meatless Monday: Hot Garlic Potato Soup

Over Christmas I spent time digging through my mom’s recipe books. Dozens and dozens of hand-written recipe cards took me back through the many meals that were staples growing up as well as special occasion dishes we’d have now and again. I found recipes from grandmothers, great grandmothers, aunts, and neighbors through the years that have all the trappings of my heritage, so I took snapshots of as much as possible and I’m cooking my way through... Read More

Meatless Monday: Roasted Chickpeas

Since doing the Whole30 (and failing at it—my body panicked and my doctor took me off of it early) last spring, I’ve been in a constant search for easy snacks that also don’t cost a ton. Add into that equation that I can’t have gluten (and GF crackers are EXPENSIVE) or sugar (rules out my go-to apple and nut butter), plus that I get a little sick of just eating raw veggies when I need something crunchy, and I’m in a conundrum. Then,... Read More

Meatless Monday: Roasted Cabbage Forever

We are just a few days away from Thanksgiving here in the U.S. For many of us, that means sharing a meal with those we love the most, or at least with good company. Thanksgiving can also mean cooking, lots and lots of cooking. In the lead up to all that cooking and feasting, you still have to eat. So while the Internet is in full-on Thanksgiving inspiration mode, I’d like to share a no-fuss recipe for roasted cabbage. You can prepare this quickly... Read More

Meatless Monday Inspiration: Coconut Butter

No doubt about it, the coconut has reached cult status in health circles. Take the market for coconut water, for example, which went from almost nonexistent to worth $400 million and growing in a handful of years. The NMDL set would probably argue that the real star is coconut oil. Whether you’re smearing it on your skin or baking with it in the kitchen, you probably have a good sense for how coconut oil works for you. It’s familiar now, a no-brainer.... Read More

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