Creamy garlic herb mushroom spaghetti

INGREDIENTS 8 ounces whole wheat pasta (spaghetti, linguine, etc.) – I like DeLallo brand 4 tablespoons butter, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced, divided 16 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 tablespoons flour (or whole wheat flour) 1 teaspoon herbes de provence 1½ cups milk salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons olive oil additional ¼ cup…

English Pea Salad

Eggs, mayo, and Cheddar cheese lend extra creaminess to this decadent side. From: The B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Revival © 2013 by Alexe van Beuren. TOTAL TIME: 0:05 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 8 Ingredients 2 large hard-boiled eggs 1 yellow bell pepper 2 oz. Cheddar cheese ½ c….

Golden Gazpacho with Minted Cream

Fresh, mint-flecked cream is an elegant final touch to this summery soup of yellow tomatoes, peppers, and squash. From: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook © 2011 by Brent Ridge, Sandy Gluck, Josh Kilmer-Purcell Buy the book TOTAL TIME: 0:15 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. yellow tomatoes 1 yellow bell…

rainbow vegetarian pad thai with peanuts and basil

serves: 4 servings INGREDIENTS For the Pad Thai 4 ounces brown rice noodles (you can get stir-fry type noodles or Pad Thai noodles – and usually that’s half a box) 1 zucchini 1 red pepper half a yellow onion 2 carrots 2 tablespoons oil 1 egg, beaten ½ cup peanuts, chopped ½ cup fresh herbs like…

Sesame Watercress Salad

Fragrant, savory sesame is a beautiful complement to the crisp, peppery watercress in this salad. TOTAL TIME: 0:10 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 6 Ingredients 3 bunch watercress 3 stalk celery ½ c. coarsely chopped roasted salted peanuts 2 tbsp. toasted sesame oil 2 tbsp. seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1 tsp….

Spicy Sweet Potato and Green Rice Burrito Bowls

Healthy burrito bowls made with roasted sweet potato, green rice and black beans! This delicious, vegan dinner reheats well for lunch. Recipe yields 4 servings. INGREDIENTS Green rice 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1½ cups long grain brown rice 3 cups vegetable broth 1½ cup baby spinach, lightly packed ½ cup cilantro (mostly leaves, stems…

Spinach-Artichoke Deep-Dish Pizza

Bake homemade pizza in a cast-iron skillet for irresistibly crispy crust. TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 (5-oz.) container baby spinach, coarsely chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 c. ricotta 1 1/2 oz. Parmesan, grated (about 1/3 c.) 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/4…

Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms & Collards

While both grits and polenta are made from stone-ground cornmeal (dent corn and flint corn, respectively), polenta tends to have a more toothsome, slightly coarser texture. TOTAL TIME: 0:35 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 2 c. whole milk 3 1/4 c. vegetable stock, divided 1 1/4 c. polenta (not quick cooking) 4 oz. Fontina…

Cauliflower Bisque with Brown Butter Croutons

You can make croutons two days early. Just store in an airtight container at room temperature. TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 2 c. whole milk 2½ c. vegetable stock 1 small head cauliflower (about 1 pound total), separated into florets 3/4 lb. Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped 1…

Carrot-and-Black Bean Crispy Tacos

Dig into vegetarian tacos with tons of fresh flavor. TOTAL TIME: 0:30 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small onion, chopped 1 poblano pepper, diced 1 tsp. chili powder 1 (15.5-oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving…

VEGAN 7 LAYER MEXICAN DIP

Prep time 20 mins Total time 20 mins Simple, 7 layer Mexican dip that’s completely vegan! Loaded with protein, fiber and so flavorful. Perfect for parties, game days and snacking. Author: Minimalist Baker Recipe type: Appetizer Cuisine: Vegan, Mexican Serves: 10 Ingredients 1 16-ounce can vegetarian Refried Beans (Trader Joe’s are already seasoned) 3/4 cup…

Peas with Horseradish

INGREDIENTS Makes 4 servings 1 C RAMEN BROTH 3 small red radishes, trimmed and sliced into paper-thin coins 1 lb sugar snap peas or snow peas (pull the strings off either kind) 1 T usukuchi (light soy sauce) 3 T unsalted butter + kosher salt + freshly ground black pepper 1/4 C freshly grated horseradish…

Roasted Vegetable Medley with Yogurt Dressing

INGREDIENTS Serves 6–8 1/2 C farro, soaked overnight and drained 1 T + 1 t extra-virgin olive oil 2 t kosher salt
 1/2 C brown flaxseeds
 1 t fresh lemon juice + MUSHROOMS + ROOT VEGETABLES + WINTER SQUASH + BRUSSEL SPROUTS + YOGURT DRESSING MUSHROOMS 3/4 lb mixed mushrooms 
(such as chanterelles, hen of…

Guasacaca

Look, I have nothing against guacamole. Nobody has anything against guacamole. Everybody loves it. Everybody loves it so much that I know a guy who opened a taco joint and didn’t want to serve it and then was more or less forced to by the braying of his customers. Then he noticed that everybody who…