Potato Salad Deluxe – warm, nutritious, and satisfying

Potato Salad Deluxe

This deluxe potato salad makes a filling, satisfying, warm dinner.  You can load it up with healthy veggies and make it a very well-rounded meal. This recipe is loosely based on the version in a long-ago edition of the Betty Crocker cookbook. I … Continue reading >>

Umeboshi Calling – a quick vegan pasta dinner with a slightly addictive creamy cashew sauce

umeboshi calling

This quick vegan recipe has creamy cashew sauce (or choose the nut-free variation that replaces the cashews with tofu), with spinach and red bell peppers. It uses an unusual ingredient called umeboshi paste, which adds a delicious salty sweetness to the recipe. Umeboshi paste … Continue reading >>

Black Bean Tostadas

Black Bean Tostadas

This quick and delicious meal has a story behind it. Many years ago, when I was a young single person, my friend Rob and I were discussing what to do for dinner. It went something like this: What do you want to … Continue reading >>

Lentil Apple Walnut Veggie Burgers

Lentil Apple Walnut Veggie Burgers

These lentil apple walnut burgers are vegan, satisfying, and have the zen goodness of lentils and the yumminess of little chunks of apples sprinkled throughout. The recipe is based on Glazed Lentil Walnut Apple Loaf, Revisited from the Oh She Glows … Continue reading >>

Chocolate Nanaimo Pumpkin Pie – no bake, healthy, and vegan!

Chocolate Nanaimo Pumpkin Pie

I’m a big fan of Chocolate Covered Katie’s healthy dessert blog. Last August, she published her version of a Canadian dessert called Nanaimo Bars. I tried making the recipe. My family and I liked it!  I liked it so much that … Continue reading >>

Potoccoli – a meal of potato, egg, and broccoli

Potoccoli

Potoccoli is made of potatoes, broccoli, and eggs. It is not glamorous, but it is soothing and nourishing.  Potocolli is intended as a main dish, but I could eat (and have eaten!) it for breakfast… and lunch… and dinner. Everybody has their own … Continue reading >>

Chocolate Chip Cookies – no gluten, dairy, or refined sugar!

chocolate chip cookie with a bite taken out of it

I searched far and wide for my perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe — and I have found it! This recipe has no gluten — indeed no grain or flour of any kind — and it is sweetened with dates instead of … Continue reading >>