My mom’s delicious version of a classic Czech recipe.
My favorite Christmas drink is this mulled red wine, scented with sliced orange, cinnamon, cloves, and star anise. Merry, Merry!
The 10 Cookbooks (And Three Foodie Memoirs) Every Home Cook Should Add To Their Library
Not sure what cookbook to get next or give as a gift? These are my favorites.
Pumpkin Pie With Spelt Flour Crust
Sweet & tangy pumpkin filling in a nutlike, crumbly spelt flour crust. This pie is a Thanksgiving winner!
GF & Vegan Bircher Muesli (Overnight Oats)
Light, nutritious breakfast made by soaking rolled oats, dried fruit and nuts in a dairy-free milk and orange juice. Top with fresh fruit and vegan yogurt.
Upside-Down Cranberry Cake
Sweet-sour sponge cake scented with vanilla, lemon zest and cinnamon, and filled with cranberries
Granola with chunky, crunchy clusters that stick together. Made with almonds, pecans, flaxseed, coconut, honey and spices.
Harira: Moroccan Vegetable Soup-Stew
Moroccan Harira is a thick soup made with chickpeas, brown rice, red lentils, and vegetables. Scented with aromatic spices, it makes an easy and tasty vegan weeknight dinner. If you ever crave a filling, comforting plant-based dish that doesn’t completely weigh you down, then this one is for you. There are many versions of harira—mine […]
Banana Cranberry Nut Bread with Lemon Glaze
Dense, delicious and moist, this Banana Cranberry Nut Bread drizzled with homemade lemon glaze is a delightful homemade tea cake or dessert. This banana bread is a total fruitcake in disguise. Yes, there is a smashed, overripe banana in it, but I also packed it with dried cranberries, and chopped pecans. And the lemon glaze […]
Vegan Heirloom-Bean Chili
One-pot comfort food! This high-protein vegan chili is made with heirloom-beans, tomatoes, onion and vibrant spices.
Tempeh Bolognese Pasta Sauce
Calling all vegans, vegetarians and Italian-food lovers. Make this easy Bolognese pasta sauce using grated tempeh. Comforting dish that tastes as good as the original.
Apple Walnut Cake
This easy Apple Walnut Cake is a simplified version of classic apple pie. No crust necessary, just Granny Smith apples, chopped walnuts, and plenty of cinnamon. I learned this easy apple pie cake recipe a few years back, in a cooking school in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I was in town for the opera festival […]
Vegan Coleslaw With Flaxseed-Cilantro-Ginger Dressing
Crunchy, rainbow-colored vegetables mixed with vibrant, nutrient packed salad dressing. Great on its own or as a side.
Authentic Czech Kolache (Koláče) With Fruit Filling
Koláč (pronounced “co-latch”), a common and popular Czech pastry item, is made from a yeasted brioche dough, filled with a variety of fresh seasonal fruit and topped with crumbly streusel. Kolache, kolatche, kolachky or koláče in Czech (plural, pronounced “co-la-tchay”) typically come in circular shapes (yes, they do look like pizza!). From the silver dollar-size […]
Soba Noodles Salad With Peanut Butter Dressing
Cold noodles mixed with baked tofu, vegetables, sesame seeds and peanuts, mixed with a salty/sweet/spicy peanut butter dressing.