Creamy Avocado Soup

by Toni Fiore Creamy rich and packed with vitamins this super smooth soup is always a summer favorite! In a blender bowl place add, ½ seedless cucumber 1 shallot 1 avocado 2 Tablespoons vegan yogurt (coconut or almond) 2 teaspoons fresh mint 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice salt pepper cumin 1 cup of ice water …

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SUKIYAKI

Sukiyaki web

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. Here’s an easy, tasty spin on an old Japanese classic, sukiyaki. It’s a one-pot solution for both busy family weeknights and parties – all you need is some rice …

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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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Fettucini with Brussels Sprouts

This weeks recipe was gobbled up by the crew before it hit the plate. Check it out!

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Stewed Cabbage with Tomatoes

Summer in Maine has ended but the market produce is still bountiful. And with it Toni makes a simple and delicious Cabbage side dish. Watch Stewed Cabbage with Tomatoes Why not check out your own local farmers market this weekend.  

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Late Season Vegetable Mélange

Serves 4-6 Inspired by the $5 “grab bags” of vegetables sold by one of the vendors at our local farmer’s market, this variety of late season vegetables combined with woodsy Cremini mushrooms is equally scrumptious for lunch or dinner served alongside tofu “steaks” or a veggie burger, or simply spooned over whole wheat pasta or …

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Summertime and the grillin’ is easy

For us, summer means less time in the kitchen and more time outside in “the big room” – so of course, the less fuss involved in the preparation of meals, the better we like it.  And what could be less fussy (and more delicious) than a stir fry prepared al fresco on the grill?  Utilizing …

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Garlic, roasted on the grill

Roasting garlic produces a complete change in flavor, the “bite” of raw garlic magically turns into a mellow sweetness you have to try to believe! I often roast up to half a dozen garlic heads at a time. They keep well — a month or more in the fridge — and in my house, they …

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