Directions This is a simple hearty stew that was great on a cold winter evening. Basically begin by sauteing leeks until they begin to become translucent. Add in chopped mushrooms and saute another 2 to 4 minutes. Add lentils and saute a little while longer, then add ~6 cups of water (we skipped the broth / wine). Add in thyme and any other spices and bring to a boil. Once … Read More →
It’s been a little while since we’ve had a chance to share some new recipes. Here are a couple of great recipes for roasted winter squash. This was a refreshing meal on a cold day. Tofu was also roasted with the butternut squash, red potatoes, and red onions. Whole cloves of garlic were addded for good measure. Unfortunately there weren’t any fresh herbs on hand but dang it was good. … Read More →
See the full recipe here: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/ruths-red-lentil-and-potato-soup/
Another hearty soup recipe. 15 Veggie Soup
Ingredients: 2 stalk celery, minced 1 x Onion, minced 1 x Red pepper, minced 1 x Carrot, minced 1 sm Butternut squash, minced (pumpkin would also work) 1 x Potato, minced 4 c. Veg stock Herbs and salt to taste 1/2 c. Split red lentils See the full Butternut Lentil Soup recipe here.
Here’s a simple and refreshing smoothie recipe to start your day off right. The dandelions were freshly picked from the back yard. Ingredients 2 apples 1/2 to 1/3 cucumber 1 handful of dandelion greens 2 collard greens (stems removed) A few pieces of frozen mango ~2 cups water ( add more until smoothie reaches desired consistency ~1 tsp chia seeds ~1 tsp hemp seeds ~1 Tbs sunflower seeds Directions Add … Read More →
This sounds great, haven’t had a chance to try it yet but check out how to make your own miso!
Stir fry’s are great, simple, and fairly quick to prepare. We had zucchini and mushrooms in the fridge that needed to be used and this simple stir fry recipe was born. Ingredients 2 tsp coconut oil, divided 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 block of tofu 1/2 tsp ground pepper ~1 cup crimini mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 medium zucchini, cut into thin circles A couple small … Read More →
There were some ripe ingredients ready to be used we decided to make a smoothie. There was also some fresh mint and some jalapeno peppers that seemed like they would make an interesting flavor. So basically start out by washing and cutting the fruit and vegetables beforehand. Add the chopped veggies, fruit, and seeds, blend, then add the greens and blend more until smooth. Pour and enjoy. Many of these … Read More →
This is a great Honey Mustard salad dressing recipe that goes well with any type of salad. Mix all ingredients in any type of dish. It helps to use a dish with a cover so any leftover dressing can easily be stored in the refrigerator. This honey mustard salad dressing was also great with grilled veggies and tofu. Honey-Mustard Dressing Ingredients: 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar, or … Read More →