Vegan

Vegetable-based recipes

Spiced Almond Oatmeal

This recipes comes from Alice Hart’s “Vegetarian” cookbook; she drizzles maple syrup over the top but we kept our version naturally sweetened with dates and banana slices. She suggests that the oats can be served raw, but we prefer a hot breakfast. If you don’t have cinnamon sticks, just add […]

 

Maple Walnut Vegan Scones

I’m obsessed with baking scones that I can eat – that means no dairy or wheat! My desire for scones comes from years of walking into coffee shops and having to pass up all the buttery goods filling their bakery cases. These Maple Walnut Vegan Scones are my latest victory. […]

 

Zucchini Risotto

A few months ago I published a recipe for a Vegan Risotto with mushrooms and peas, based on a recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks, “Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.” I used that recipe as inspiration to create a dairy free Zucchini Risotto with dill, fresh rosemary, and […]

 

Tacolicious Refried Beans

These are so good and so easy, and so worth the extra time it takes to buy dried black beans in bulk and soak them overnight! Thanks to “Tacolicious” for the original recipe, which we’ve adapted to make low-FODMAP. We serve these beans on the regular, with tacos or bean […]

 

Pomegranate Peach Barbecue Sauce

Late June through early September is prime peach time in our part of the world. We’ve already enjoyed a sweet Peach Blueberry Paleo Crumble and a colorful Tomato Peach Basil Summer Salad, and we decided to end peach season on a high note – with a spicy-sweet bbq sauce for […]

 

Meal Plan / Week 22 August 2019

As I look at this week’s meal plan, it’s obvious that I had Autumn on my mind. It was inevitable, with both of our sons back in school and the sun setting earlier every evening. Our kitchen smelled like a cornucopia of delicious spices like cinnamon, ginger, and cardamom. We […]

 

Summer Corn & Tomato Salad

As with so many of our veggie dishes, our mystery farm basket delivery precipitated this recipe. We received a bag of beautiful, ripe and sweet tomatoes. The original recipe, from “Bi-Rite Market’s Eat Good Food“, is a bit more complex than our version. It’s a fresh and delicious salad that […]

 

Meal Plan / Week 21 August 2019

The summer Whole Life Challenge is over! Beginning next week, we’ll likely add beans and white potatoes back into our diet, a bit more corn, and a peek of coconut sugar, honey, or maple syrup. For this week, most of our recipes are Paleo with a few Vegan options. The […]

 

Strawberry Nutella Scones (Vegan, Paleo)

I’m particularly pleased with this recipe. I was able to utilize hazelnut pulp (from homemade hazelnut milk) and create an original recipe that tasted great and is easy to reproduce. The scones aren’t too sweet, with hints of strawberry, cocoa, and hazelnut. My recommendation: enjoy these toasted with nut butter […]