White Bean Stew with Greens

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1

This is a delicious stew of beans and greens to warm and nourish. It's full of healthy plant protein, fiber, tons of vitamins, but what I love most is it's creamy umami texture. The addition of greens at the last minute preserves it's beautiful color and nutrients. If you have the time it's worth soaking and ...

All Purpose Veggieballz

Friday, February 17, 2017 0

These veggieballz are a huge hit in my family. We make them every week in some form or the other. Like the title says these little veggieballz are so versatile they can be added to practically anything. Nutrition wise they are not only high in protein but also packed with fiber, iron, vitamins and minerals making ...

Puy Lentil Daal with Ginger

Saturday, June 11, 2016 5

Lentils are one of our favorite meals and a regular dinner option. They are delicious, hearty and super nutritious. One way to make them is Indian style curried with greens, vegetables or plain by itself. I usually like to make it with greens or different veggies, favorite being with spinach, fenugreek or other greens, butternut ...

Brazilian Inspired Feijoada Salad

Friday, June 3, 2016 5

Firstly let me get this out of the way.... This is not an authentic Feijoada or feijoada salad. Feijoada is a bean and meat stew eaten in some form all over the Portuguese diaspora. In Brazil it's black beans and different cuts of porks and other meats.   https://vimeo.com/169306894 However this is a vegetarian/vegan salad. It has elements ...

Mocha Black Bean Brownies

Friday, March 25, 2016 2

I have never been a chocolate or a sweets kinda person. It's savory salty foods that I like. So when I had kids and they got to an age when they discovered sweets, they would hound me to make sweet treats. In a way I liked the idea because we were in control of what ...

Barley Super Green Salad

This salad is ridiculously delicious and incredibly healthy. Its bursting with  fiber rich complex carbs, vitamins and minerals, plant proteins, probiotics, healthy fats, antioxidant and enzymes to make you feel energetic, build strong immunity , a healthy gut and generally feeling supercharged. Nights when we want a light yet hearty salad without getting weighed down I ...