Soup

Snowball Soup

I woke up to snow this morning in Seattle. Snow is a rare event here and one that always makes me feel like something special is happening. During a long walk this morning, my creative juices got flowing and I created this snowball soup as soon as I returned home. Both sweet white miso and chickpea miso add… Continue reading Snowball Soup

Recipes · Vegetables

Orange-y Carrot Jewels

Often, just changing the way you cut a vegetable can add variety and interest to a simple dish. One cutting technique, which I learned as the jewel cut, is actually my favorite way to cut root vegetables. I think it's kind of fun. Lay the root vegetable on its side, horizontal, with the top to your left if… Continue reading Orange-y Carrot Jewels

Recipes · Vegetables

Root Vegetable Fritters

I have been making simplified versions of Carrot and Coriander Fritters for over a year. By now, you probably know that I simplify almost every recipe I come across. Personally, I have found that if I use a really good sea salt and organic, fresh vegetables, I don't need a whole lot of other seasonings. With… Continue reading Root Vegetable Fritters

Legumes · Recipes

Pinto Beans with Vegan Sausage

I did not grow up liking sliced hot dogs in my baked beans. I was the kind of child who liked to keep my meals simple. It was only in my macrobiotic studies that I learned the value of incorporating two protein sources into one dish. If you haven't tried this, you can raise a simple… Continue reading Pinto Beans with Vegan Sausage

Legumes · Recipes

Garbanzo Bean Crepes with Sauteed Vegetables

I didn’t think these would turn into crepes when I first saw the recipe over at Oh She Glows. But, that’s how they turned out for me. I was looking for a quick simple dinner item and these were a hit. I used the basic garbanzo bean flour to water ratio that Angela uses, but added… Continue reading Garbanzo Bean Crepes with Sauteed Vegetables