Chicken Stew with Navy Beans, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

This is a great family meal and all done in one pot. Stewed tomatoes make the base of this hearty stew with green beans, navy beans, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, and olives making it healthy too. Leave out the chicken for a great vegetarian and vegan option. Serve as is with some good bread, over rice, grains, or pasta. Yield: 8-10 servings Ingredients: 1 can (15 … Continue reading Chicken Stew with Navy Beans, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

Cumin Spiced Guacamole with Radishes

I love avocados, and making this guacamole is so quick and easy. Just a few ingredients and you’re on your way for flavor town.  I love the crunch you get from the raw radishes, and the cumin is such a great spice in this recipe. Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients: 1 small bundle of radishes (about 6 whole) 4 medium ripe avocados 3 scallions 1-2 tbsp. … Continue reading Cumin Spiced Guacamole with Radishes

Mung Bean Hummus with Lentils and Turmeric

If you’ve never had mung beans before, I suggest you try them. They have a wonderful earthy flavor and when paired with lentils in this recipe you’ll keep coming back for more. I use this recipe with raw vegetables, roasted vegetables, sandwiches and wraps. For this recipe, I suggest you to soak the lentils and mung beans overnight.  However, if you are short on time, … Continue reading Mung Bean Hummus with Lentils and Turmeric

Naan Pizza with Garlic Hummus, Cucumber, Artichoke Hearts, and Green Olives

I’m a big fan of hummus, and this pizza is so delightful. It’s light, full of vegetables, and healthy creamy hummus. Its vegan, and vegetarian so use any toppings you wish. Make it your own. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 naan flat breads 1/2 cup hummus (any flavor you like) 2 tbsp. artichoke hearts 2 tbsp. olives (any kind you like) 1/2 cucumber Preparation: Heat … Continue reading Naan Pizza with Garlic Hummus, Cucumber, Artichoke Hearts, and Green Olives

Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

I love fresh cucumbers and radishes in the Summertime. These sandwiches are so creamy, and fresh garden flavors make this perfect for a picnic in the park, or tea time with friends. Vegan note: You can modify this recipe and use a tofu-based cream cheese. Yield: 2 sandwiches  Ingredients: 4 slices of bread (rye, wheat, whole-grain, sprouted, any kind you like) 4 ounces’ cream cheese; … Continue reading Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

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Turmeric Tofu Benedict with Sriracha Aioli

On special occasions or on mornings when I want to treat myself, I love to make this dish.  It’s simple, easy, and so delicious! The turmeric spice has wonderful flavor and health benefits. Layered with spinach and spicy sriracha mayonnaise is a lovely combination.  This dish can be made vegan using an egg-less mayonnaise found in most grocery stores. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 block … Continue reading Turmeric Tofu Benedict with Sriracha Aioli

Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

I love fresh cucumbers and radishes in the Summertime. These sandwiches are so creamy, and fresh garden flavors make this perfect for a picnic in the park, or tea time with friends.  Vegan Note: You can modify this recipe and use a tofu-based cream cheese. Yield: 2 sandwiches Ingredients: 4 slices of bread (rye, wheat, whole-grain, sprouted, any kind you like) 4 ounces’ cream cheese; … Continue reading Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches