Farro Risotto with Mushroom Medley

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Serves 6                                    Time: 1 hour I love farro in place of rice or in salads and soups, but I especially love it as risotto when combined with the earthiness of mushrooms. Whenever I …

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Fried Spanish Quinoa

by Terry Hope Romero    Author of  Vegan Eats World , Viva Vegan! , Veganomicon and more   Serves 4 or more                                                             Time: 30 minutes Inspired by fried rice, but with Latin-styled ingredients, …

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Smoky Hazelnut and Black Bean Burgers

by Toni Fiore, the author of the Totally Vegetarian cookbook Serves 4-6                     40 minutes 3 to 4 slices whole grain bread lightly toasted and coarsely processed (use oats for GF) 1 cup hazelnuts, finely chopped and toasted 12 ounces crimini or baby bella mushrooms, coarsely chopped 4 to 6 tablespoons refined coconut or olive …

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Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Watch this recipe being made on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup Reason to Rise episode. Adding sweet potatoes to hash browns adds color, flavor, nutrition, and a touch of – guess what! – sweetness! You can use a couple of …

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Quinoa Porridge

Quinoa Porridge

by Toni Fiore, the author of the Totally Vegetarian cookbook, and host of the now online Totally Vegetarian TV show. Watch this recipe being made on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup  Reason to Rise episode. Serves 2-4 When it comes to hot breakfast cereals the combination of walnuts, raisins and cinnamon is classic. Using Quinoa in …

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Split Peas Soup in minutes

by guest chef, Chef AJ author of the cookbook  Unprocessed This soup is another winner from our Healthy on a Budget episode. It may take a 15 minutes to wash & chop your veggies. But who new you could cook up a thick delicious hearty soup in six minutes? Simply combine in a pressure cooker; …

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Shepherds (Cottage) Pie

Sheppards Pie plate web

by Toni Fiore  the author  of the  Totally Vegetarian cookbook, and host of the  Totally Vegetarian TV show,  now online. Healthy food is costly and complicated right? Wrong! It’s easier than you might think to prepare delicious healthy meals on a budget and you don’t have to spend loads of time in the kitchen either. …

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Braised Escarole with White Bean Vinaigrette

By guest chef, Cathi DiCocco A delicious whole foods dinner by restauranteur Cathi Dicocco. Cathi grew up cooking in her fathers Italian restaurant in upstate NY.  She is a hidden gem we found in the Maine woods. If you’re ever in Bethel, Maine, stop and visit  Cathi’s restaurant and market serves 4 To make the …

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Fabulous Fourth of July Grilling ideas from Toni Fiore

I love when people ask, “Hey what do vegetarians cook on the grill anyway? Veggie burgers, corn, fake hot dogs??” Well, since all we hear about for the entire week leading up the Fourth of July are the recipes, stories and suggestions for grilling hundreds of pounds of burgers, steaks, chicken and ribs (did I …

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Soup of the week

Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup   We made this for lunch last Sunday and it lasted the rest of the week. Here it’s served with a Tofu Salad Sandwich. The next night we served it to a friend (with a big Kale Salad) who had stopped by for dinner. Still we had several more lunches. …

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