Dessert · Recipes

Strawberry Mochi “Shortcake”

One of the things I love about fresh berries is that they add an element of playfulness and delight to almost everything. We have eaten this combination of fried mochi, almond amasake and sliced strawberries every day for a few days. It's a really simple and cute dessert that tastes like summer. I am looking… Continue reading Strawberry Mochi “Shortcake”

Dessert · Recipes

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

This spring I finally became the proud steward of a small plot in our local community garden. The couple I inherited the plot from left me two rhubarb plants and a whole parcel of strawberry plants. I was so excited that first day of orientation. In Seattle, the rhubarb and the strawberries can be a… Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Recipes · Soup

Millet with Sweet Vegetable Soup

I usually prepare a soup every day. Eaten at the beginning of a meal, it's a wonderful way to get our digestive juices flowing, our tummies warmed up and prepared for the rest of the meal. Millet with sweet vegetable soup can be prepared with quinoa or rice as well. Use any of the sweet… Continue reading Millet with Sweet Vegetable Soup

Legumes · Recipes

Food Bloggers Against Hunger: White bean and Carrot Patties with Dill

I woke up this morning to a post by Annie at An Unrefined Vegan. She has joined over 200 food bloggers to unite against hunger. We can thank The Giving Table for organizing this effort to increase awareness about the difficulties families face and encourage more people to take action to protect our nation's food… Continue reading Food Bloggers Against Hunger: White bean and Carrot Patties with Dill

Dessert · Recipes

Baked Apples with Cinnamon Oat Filling

When I brought my Hazelnut Stuffed Pears to the Virtual Vegan Potluck last fall, I had several inquiries about baking filled apples. When I was creating the recipe for the potluck, I tried the hazelnut and millet filling in apples, too, but the flavor and texture didn't work as well. I prefer my apples stuffed… Continue reading Baked Apples with Cinnamon Oat Filling