Meatless Meals

Tostadas with Refritos

October 23, 2017 Featured Recipe


A tostada is a kind of open-faced Mexican sandwich, with many contrasting layers of food piled onto a crispy corn tortilla. Everyone can create a delicious tostada topped with their favorite ingredients. This delicious recipe provides inspiration for a great family meal, or as part of a buffet at a party. Tostada Components: * Deep-fried […]

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Spaghetti Squash w/ Mushrooms and Sage

January 27, 2016 Featured Recipe

SpaghettiSquash 500

Warm your belly with this flavorful mix of the season’s best. The spaghetti squash is complemented with mushrooms and sage to create a distinctively delicious side dish. 1 small spaghetti squash (about 2 lbs) 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 an onion, chopped 12-16 ounces sliced mushrooms – crimini or shittake 4-6 garlic […]

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Vegetable Upside-Down Cake

January 25, 2016 Featured Recipe

Vegetable Upside-down Cake

First you have a savory medley of sautéed vegetables in the pan, then an herbed quick-bread batter gets poured over the top. Bake it and invert onto a try, and you end up with a handsome two-layered dish – savory cake on the bottom and vegetables on top. Impressive and easy; any beginner can make […]

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Eggplant Torta with Smoked Tomato Sauce

January 3, 2016 Featured Recipe

Eggplant Torta

This isn’t a recipe to prepare when you’re in a rush, but it is well worth the time. The recipe reminds me of one I prepared at cooking school in Arles, France nearly 20 years ago. It is ‘hearty’ enough for a meatless meal, or as a side dish accompaniment for a backyard picnic, buffet, […]

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Angel Hair Pasta w/ chile, lemon and arugula

October 11, 2014 Featured Recipe

Simple, Quick, Delicious

We love quick and easy meals that can be whipped up in no time at all – especially when there isn’t much food  in the pantry or the fridge. This Tyler Florence recipe is is simple to make, but filled with flavor. 2 cups panko bread crumbs 8 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil kosher salt and […]

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Grilled Ratatouille Muffaletta

September 21, 2014 Featured Recipe

Using the best of the season's vegetables

A delicious combination of flavors, this meatless sandwich is ideal for a casual afternoon feast, perfect for party food, or hearty dinner. 1 medium eggplant, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds coarse salt 1/2 cup pitted olives, such as Kalamata and Cerignola 2 pepperoncini, stemmed 1/2 cup fresh parsley 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup olive oil, plus […]

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Whole Grain Salad

September 15, 2014 Featured Recipe

GrainsSalad with CukesFeta450

This versatile salad is perfect for lunch or dinner and is delicious served warm or chilled. Mix things up with different grains, and you’ll enjoy a slightly different taste every time. 2 cups cooked hearty whole grains, such as milo, wheat berries, bulgur, spelt, or barley 2 green onions, chopped 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded […]

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Romanesco Cauliflower Pasta

March 30, 2014 Featured Recipe


This beautifully-strange cauliflower is perfect raw or cooked and is a highly nutritious food. Many studies link Romanesco to preventing digestive tract cancers. It has high levels of carotenoids, which help promote glowing skin, and iron, Vitamin C and folate, which combat anemia an are beneficial for healthy reproductive systems. Its strikingly chartreuse structure is […]

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November 8, 2013 Featured Recipe


Flaky pastries filled with spicy potatoes and peas. In traditional Indian cuisine, they are deep-fried (and that is still an option). But baking them works very well, and is easier and more healthful. Dough 2 ½ cups flour ½ tsp salt 1 cup buttermilk or yogurt extra flour, as needed   Place the flour in […]

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Polenta Pie

September 4, 2013 Featured Recipe


An easy deep-dish pizza with a thick and crunchy cornmeal crust. It takes a total of 1 ¼ hours to prepare, most of which is the crust-baking time. The recipe yields 1, 10-inch pie, which serves four. We like to substitute our favorite vegetables, or those we have currently available. Also, at times we skip […]

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