Category Archives: Vegan

Father’s Day: Stuffed Pepper, Featuring Apple & Onion (Vegan)

Contains: Nightshades.  Is: Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, vegan. While I got most of my loving for those “odd bits” from Dad, he never shied away from his vegetables.  I think he’d enjoy the spirit behind this recipe, as well … Continue reading

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Japanese Salad, with Ginger or Wafu (Sesame) Dressing & Optional Tako Su Topping

Contains:  Soy, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian/vegan, if you omit the optional octopus (served off to the side to begin with).  Gluten-free if you source your soy / tamari sauce accordingly.  Or, if you switch to coconut aminos (in which case, … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras: Creole Seasoning

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, Paleo, Whole 30. All recipe credit belongs to Immaculate Bites (photos and commentary are mine):  Afro-Caribbean Recipes Made Easy.  I love the discussion there about Creole and Cajun seasonings, too.  Apparently Creole is just … Continue reading

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Korean Banchan: Pickled Tofu

Contains:  Soy.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegan.   The Korean people typically serve lots of small sides along their main course, and along with rice.  These they call banchan.  Now, typically I make one or two dishes for a meal, especially if … Continue reading

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Stuffed Delicata Squash, Paleo / Vegetarian Style

What’s good about delicata squash: The skin is edible.    It is easy to prepare and there is very little waste.   You can go with just about anything (that’s also edible) to stuff it with.   No, you don’t … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Indian-Inspired Rice; Plus Eggplant (Aubergine), Bitter Melon & Okra Curry

Since there are a lot of meat-related dishes on my docket right now, I wanted to create something vegetarian that I’ve never made before.  Meanwhile, I was having a severe hankering for things Indian, and haven’t yet tracked down the … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh – or The Sudden Parsley Harvest!

October 17th:  the word on the street was a Killing Frost.  It happened that night; when I woke on the 18th the thermometer read 28 degrees F. So, among other things that I picked or brought indoors that day was … Continue reading

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