Tag: 2012

  • Navy Bean Soup

    A hearty soup with white beans is always comforting and welcome when the fall weather finally hits. This soup was based on the My Healthy Eating Habits blog recipe for Wicked Vegan White Beans. I used some dried navy beans that I soaked overnight and then boiled in water for a couple of hours. I […]

  • Hummus, tomato, & basil pizza

    After hearing about an amazing hummus vegan pizza from a now defunct Canadian restaurant, I decided to try my hand at this hummus-style pizza. Instead of using vegan cheese or even red sauce, I slathered the base of a cornmeal store-bought crust, with homemade pesto. Then I generously spread store-bought hummus as my “cheese” over […]

  • Hot Cinnamon Quinoa with Nuts & Berries

    Instead of the traditional hot cereal breakfasts, such as oatmeal, I felt compelled and inspired to try something different after stumbling upon this Warm and Nutty Quinoa Recipe from 101 Cookbooks. I omitted the non-dairy milk in my most recent time making it and used walnuts instead of pecans. I also used blueberries and strawberries […]

  • Spaghetti & Tofu Balls

    I’ve owned the beloved cookbook Tofu Cookery by Louise Hagler since my beginning days of vegetarianism. While I’ve had the cookbook for years, I only recently made the tofu balls that so many PPKers, particularly Isa Chandra Moskowitz herself, raves about. I didn’t have regular peanut butter, so I used the chunky version I had […]

  • Green Lentil Soup

    In the words of Dead Prez in the classic vegetarian anthem, Be Healthy, “Lentil soup is mental fruit.” I couldn’t agree more! The quintessential fall/winter soup is lentil soup. Lentils are packed with protein and dietary fiber and do not have to be soaked prior to cooking (unlike other dry legumes). I based my latest […]