14 Things To Do With Zucc...

From giant home grown monsters to finger-sized baby zucchini, this thin-skinned summer squ...   Read More

All About Nutritional Yea...

While it might not sound too appetizing, nutritional yeast has a pleasant, cheesy, savory,...   Read More

All About Quinoa and How...

If you are unfamiliar with quinoa, it’s time to learn about this amazing, ancient h...   Read More

Avocado Basil Dip

Creamy and bright green, this avocado basil dip is terrific for holiday entertaining, afte...   Read More

Avocado Hummus Wraps

Like wraps? Here is something new to try. A Wrawp. Smear with hummus, layer in some avocad...   Read More

Avocado Pomegranate Guaca...

For the love of avocados, here is a twist on traditional guacamole you’ve got to try...   Read More

Blueberry Brain Smoothie...

Making this year a success requires making good decisions. And we can’t make good de...   Read More

Broccoli and Cabbage Slaw...

Spring weather is so unpredictable. Today is a cool spring day, but recently it hit the 90...   Read More

Caprese Skewers with Basi...

Featuring juicy summer tomatoes, creamy mini mozzarella balls and fresh, bright green basi...   Read More

Caramelized Sweet Red Oni...

Humble Onions Craving something sweet? Don’t turn to something sugary. As crazy as...   Read More

Cauliflower Colcannon

An Emerald Isle tradition, colcannon is a combination of mashed potatoes mixed with eith...   Read More

Cauliflower Rice with Par...

If you ditched white rice for a healthier, lower carb, grain-free diet, try making caulifl...   Read More

Chia Muesli Breakfast Pud...

While I’ve called this chia breakfast pudding, it’s really something called Bi...   Read More

Cream of Broccoli Soup wi...

Bright green and velvety smooth, here is my latest soup recipe –  cream of broccoli...   Read More

Creamy Butternut Apple So...

Velvety smooth and vibrant orange, this creamy butternut apple soup is easy to make and h...   Read More

Creamy Dairy Free Asparag...

Asparagus is my spring obsession. Long considered a gourmet delight, I can’t get eno...   Read More

Creamy Golden Hummus

Homemade hummus is a mainstay snack in my kitchen. When I made a batch this week for a vid...   Read More

Curried Butternut Squash...

Warm, creamy, spiced and brilliant orange in color, here is a new soup for your fall enjoy...   Read More

Dairy Free Carrot Top Pes...

Carrot top pesto made with fluffy green carrot tops. For years they ended up in the tras...   Read More

Dairy Free Cheesy Sprinkl...

Cheesy-tasting but no cheese? Yes! This versatile, dairy free cheesy sprinkle tastes sort...   Read More

Dairy Free Creamy Corn Ch...

At end of summer good fresh corn is in abundance. Golden kernels and pale, soft green hus...   Read More

Easy No Cook Cranberry Re...

No cook cranberry sauce. Even someone who doesn’t cook can make it. With cranberries...   Read More

Easy Roasted Brussels Spr...

My little cabbage might be a French term of endearment, but many people are not in love wi...   Read More

Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bo...

Here’s a quick bowl I’ve been making recently as an alternative breakfast to m...   Read More

Green Beans Almondine

Since just about every body loves green beans, it’s fun to create new ways to serve...   Read More

Green Juice Recipe

With a new juicer in my kitchen, I’ve been concocting all kinds of healthy juice recip...   Read More

Green Mojito Smoothie fro...

Do you love smoothies? I do, and have had one most mornings for the last fifteen years. Sm...   Read More

Homemade Cashew Milk

Homemade cashew milk. Make it: don’t buy it. It’s so easy. Soak raw nuts over...   Read More

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

Years ago, I loved Hoisin sauce for barbecue, slathering it over grilled chicken or seared...   Read More

Homemade Vegetable Broth...

If you want to follow a more plant-based diet, try using homemade vegetable broth instead...   Read More

How to Make Zucchini Nood...

Zucchini noodles? Yes! Long strands of zucchini that look like pasta noodles and taste ter...   Read More

Ingredients A-Z: Artichok...

Artichokes – the vegetable version of a pinecone. My thanks to the brave soul who first...   Read More

Ingredients A-Z: Zucchini...

From giant home grown monsters to finger-sized baby zucchini, this thin-skinned squash is...   Read More

Mediterranean Potato Sala...

If it’s 4th of July, then there MUST be potato salad. That was true when I was growing u...   Read More

Orange and Fennel Salad

Sweet oranges, tart ruby pomegranate seeds, buttery avocado, peppery arugula and licoricy...   Read More

Pearl Onions with Brown B...

Pearls. Lovely to wear and delicious to eat. That would be pearl onions. Petite when compa...   Read More

Poached Eggs with Quinoa...

Seems like everyone is rediscovering the simple joy of poached eggs. After being demonized...   Read More

Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes Here’s a colorful last minute update for your Thanksgiving t...   Read More

Pumpkin Polenta with Chic...

Between cheesy grits for breakfast at Cow Girl Creamery in San Francisco’s Ferry Bui...   Read More

Quick Grilled Zucchini

Can you tell that I’m in grilling mode? Flank steak, rotisserie chicken, corn on the cob...   Read More

Rice Salad with Corn and...

We seldom eat out, but I can’t resist Gulfstream in Newport Beach, CA. You can always ge...   Read More

Roasted Cauliflower and G...

Toss cauliflower florets and whole garlic cloves with olive oil, then roast and puree. It&...   Read More

Roasted Vegetable Ratatou...

Friday morning usually finds me shopping at a local farmers market. The vibrant colors, th...   Read More

Steakhouse Roasted Mushro...

Mushrooms this good are often served alongside a thick, juicy steak at a fancy steakhouse...   Read More

Summer Gazpacho Tomato So...

Summer in a bowl. Take the edge off of summer’s heat with a chilled, refreshing bowl of...   Read More

Summer Tomato Zucchini Ca...

Layers of red ripe tomatoes and green zucchini baked with a crisp, cheesy tasting herb top...   Read More

Turkey and Quinoa Stuffed...

Traditional versions of stuffed peppers use green bell peppers, ground beef and rice. Here...   Read More

Vegan Cheese Sauce

No-cheese sauce. Vegan cheese sauce. Cheesy sauce. Non-dairy cheese sauce. I’m not s...   Read More

Vegetable Quinoa Breakfas...

Who doesn’t love a good casserole? A breakfast casserole is a comfort food kind if w...   Read More

Vegetarian Chili with Smo...

Park City, Utah Weekend We just returned from a long weekend at the Sundance Film Festival...   Read More

Vegetarian Shepherds Pie...

Packed with vegetables and beans, then topped with creamy mashed potatoes, don’t tell th...   Read More

Warm Kale Salad with Cran...

A simple combination of sweet and savory, green and crunchy all at the same time. Warm kal...   Read More

Whole Roasted Carrots

With year-round availability, carrots are dependable and budget-friendly vegetables. Not...   Read More

Zucchini Ribbon Salad wit...

A few weeks ago I was playing with my spiral vegetable slicer. Sure, I use it for spaghett...   Read More

Zucchini Roll Ups with Go...

Creamy, bite sized vegetable bombs. When my neighbors kids wolfed these down for an aftern...   Read More