Tag: CSA

  • Green Bean Salad with Red Onion & Tomato

    I’m always pleasantly surprised when I find mainstream chefs highlighting vegetables in their recipes, and particularly when their dishes are “accidentally” vegan. Some pre-vegans like to think they don’t eat vegan meals or sometimes scoff at the idea that there isn’t any meat or animal by-product in an entree, when in fact people eat “vegan” […]

  • Corn Chowder, Focaccia with Roasted Garlic, & Brussels Sprouts

    Getting an early start on completing my NCKS homework, I decided this windy, bitter cold night was as good as any for making the Corn Chowder and Focaccia with Roasted Garlic assignments. You don’t have to twist my arm though, as both of these recipes were phenomenal and who can turn down homemade focaccia? This […]

  • Creamy Parsnip-Vegetable Soup & Sauteed Spinach with Cashew Tamari Dressing

    It has been very cold here in upstate New York lately and this creamy soup from the Nava Atlas’ Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons certainly hit the spot. Inspired again from my homework assignment by the Natural Kitchen Cooking School to make at least one recipe from Nava Atlas’ book from our […]

  • Minestrone

    If you are looking for a healthy, low-cal soup favorite, this dish has what you need. I have never been on a diet in my life, nor have I ever been one to really count calories. Lately though I have been more cognizant of my calorie intake as I have been having difficulty fitting into […]

  • Fried Green Tomatoes & Green Beans, Spicy Chickpea Casserole, & Corn

    After getting several green tomatoes and green beans from our CSA, I decided to go on a frying spree. Using this recipe from blogger Bianca Phillips from Vegan Crunk, featured on One Green Planet, I made some of the most amazing fried green tomatoes. Having grown up part of my childhood in the South and […]