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  • Wild mushrooms and leek gratin
    Fall and Winter favorites: Wild mushroom and leek gratin with herb crust
    Fall is upon us and it's time to focus on the bounty of seasonal produce that has been waiting patiently for us to partake in them. Squash, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, greens, pumpkins, spinach, sweet potatoes and of course...
  • Orecchiette with Squash, Chiles and Hazelnuts
    Orecchiette with Squash, Chiles and Hazelnuts
    Today’s recipe feature is Orecchiette with Squash, Chiles and Hazelnuts. A wonderful autumn vegetable, butternut squash, combines with a small host of deliciousness to create a fantastic meat-free dinner or side dish. Garlic, red pepper...
  • Lisanatti Food’s almond based mozzarella cheese alternative
    Replacing real cheese with cheese-alternatives takes practice part 2
    The previous article titled Replacing real cheese with cheese-alternatives takes practice, examined two dairy free alternatives to real cheese. The first being ‘Daiya’s Mozzarella Style Shreds’, and the second was ‘Cheddar...
  • Natural Epicurean
    Culinary School Teaches You Healthy Cooking from YOUR Home
    So you want to learn how to cook healthy food, but you really don't want to leave your home to do it? A prestigious Austin culinary school is making it easy for you. Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts is bringing their healthy cooking...
  • Creamy pumpkin chowder
    Fall into Winter Flavors: Creamy pumpkin chowder
    Fall is upon us and it's time to focus on the bounty of seasonal produce that has been waiting patiently for us to partake in them. Squash, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, greens, pumpkins, spinach, sweet potatoes and of course...
  • Meatless Monday meals make a quick and healthy dinner
    Meatless Monday meals make a quick and healthy dinner
    The Surgeon General's Healthy People 2010 report, released in 2000, which outlines health objectives for the nation, calls for a 15 percent reduction in saturated fat in the American diet.The Meatless Monday campaign was started in 2003 in...
  • Pineapple carrot smoothie
    Vegetarian cookbook: Self Magazine's pineapple-carrot smoothie recipe
    The original recipe called for blending in ice cubes. I skipped this step. The consistency was plenty creamy.This was yummy.3/4 cup plain 2% fat Greek yogurt1 cup frozen pineapple chunks1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk1/4 cup carrot, grated1/2...
  • Veggie frittata
    Vegetarian cookbook: Self Magazine's veggie frittata recipe
    This was an absolutely scrumptious frittata!I made a few changes to the original recipe: I used all whole eggs and rather than saute the veggies and bake the frittata, I grilled it all. This method just amped up the flavor!1 cup red potatoes,...
  • Avocado maki rolls
    Jin 28, China Station: Chinese food hot spots in Naperville and Aurora
    Just about the easiest way to appease a vegetarian for a group delivery is to choose an Italian restaurant for pasta and vegetables, a Mediterranean food restaurant for vegetable and falafel sandwiches, or Asian food restaurants. Depending on the...
  • Sacramento Farm to Fork
    8 Don’t Miss events at Sacramento’s farm to fork 2 week celebration
    Sacramento, “the Farm to Fork Capital,” is home to the largest Certified Farmer’s Market in California. Local and regional restaurants take advantage of the ethnically diverse offerings of over 7000 acres of boutique farms to...
  • Vegetarian Ginger
    Tastefully vegetarian
    Brooklyn locals and visitors, with distinguished palettes, not only enjoy fine dining, but also revel in the joys of finding a new eatery that they can call their regular.It is particularly gratifying when that includes a spot with healthier...
  • A full belly without feeling hungry: Simmer a pot of vegetarian chili stew
    A full belly without feeling hungry: Simmer a pot of vegetarian chili stew
    Feeling full and knowing you have a wonderful home-cooked meal that won’t leave you feeling hungry soon after eating turns into a great choice for dinner. This recipe is prepared like chili but also eats like a stew. It is packed with...
  • Pressed brussel sprout sandwich and truffle tremor
    Pressed brussel sprout sandwich and truffle tremor
    Our version of Meatless Monday is for vegetarian foodies with discriminating palates and features recipes that elevate the “dining at home” experience. A weekly feast for your eyes, Mondays won’t be the same once you get a hold...
  • Italian symphony
    Greek pasta salad with tomatoes two ways
    As we move out of prime fresh tomato season, I want to focus on sun-dried tomatoes, those cured, condensed nuggets of pure tomato goodness. They are pricey but worth the outlay, as one jar will last a long time, keep forever, and spark up so many...
  • Best eggplant parmesan recipe ever
    Best eggplant parmesan recipe ever
    Oh.my.goodness – this is SO delicious! Eggplant parmesan combines the perfect textures and flavors to produce a dish so extraordinary that you can’t wait to have it again. The crispiness of the eggplant works so well with the sweetness...