Category Archives: Vegan

Rare Fruits

On a whim last time in my grocery, I nailed three fruits I’d never tried before.  They are all obscure in North America, and so hence are not local, but I figure I’d give them a try. They are:  Dragonfruit, … Continue reading

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Catalina on My Mind (Artichokes with Catalina-like Dressing)

Okay, forget meatloaf, and mac and cheese, and chicken pot pies.  Those are other people’s comfort foods — although there was always something about the texture of that pie crust of a chicken pot pie,  when it met the starchy … Continue reading

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Salad for Breakfast? Featuring: Tangelo.

Tangelo, Red Cabbage, Onion, Avocado The tangelo, in case you never heard of one, is allegedly a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit.  From the name, I am wondering if this is really a cross between tangerine and pomello, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Latkes

It’s not going to happen again for another seven thousand plus years, Chanukkah falling on the same date as U.S. Thanksgiving (although it could happen sooner on other holidays somewhere).  This is an artifact of the Jewish calendar (more lunar-oriented) … Continue reading

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Roasted Cabbage and Fennel

I’ve long been a fan of roasted veggies.  Rub a little olive oil on them, stick them in the oven at high heat, with whatever seasonings strike your fancy, and remove and eat. This one turned out quite tasty, and … Continue reading

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Baba Ghanoush

When life gives you eggplant… make Baba Ghanoush! I did grow (one) of my own, and that was great, but it was only one.  Saturday I went to the Farmer’s Market, and one vendor was having a fire sale (er, … Continue reading

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Sauteed Tempeh

This post gets into both Tempeh, commentary on my food plan for the month, recommended yogurts, and the like.  No, the tempeh recipe does not contain dairy — this recipe is strictly vegan.   I am actually on my own … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers, Grain-Free & Vegan-Style

I love stuffing my bell peppers, and those neat little ones you find at farmer’s markets are great!  Good eating size!  Just adapt the below accordingly if you have bell peppers of size.  At any rate, why always use meat? … Continue reading

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Cole Slaw Potluck Salad

I am seldom sure what I will be eating when I go to potlucks, so I like to err on the healthier side of things when I add in my contribution.  In this case, it also promised to be a … Continue reading

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Roasted Turnips, featuring Kala Jeera

3 medium sized turnips, tops and bottoms cut off and discarded, bad areas cut out, if any.  Chop into 1/2 inch or so segments. 1 smallish yellow or white onion, peeled and  coarsely chopped. Garlic powder Kala jeera seeds (“black … Continue reading

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