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Month: February 2018

Vegan Mexican Tomato Rice

Vegan Mexican Tomato Rice

  I eat a lot of rice, and this vegan Mexican tomato rice is one of my favorites! There are so many different ways to cook rice, but I never get tired of this delicious recipe! I often eat brown rice as it is a […]

Vegan Lentil and Chickpea Stew

Vegan Lentil and Chickpea Stew

This vegan lentils and chickpeas stew is one of those dishes I make all winter long. Lentils and chickpeas, like all legumes,  are an excellent source of protein.  In 1 cup of cooked brown lentils, there is 18 g of protein and just 36 g of […]

Vegan Farro and Pears Salad

Vegan Farro and Pears Salad

This vegan pear farro salad is divine! Farro is one of my favorite grains; it is hardy and perfect for salads, served warm as a side dish, or a pilaf. I made this recipe from the Food Network Magazine as a warm side dish as well, and […]

Vegan Cauliflower and Leeks Soup with Wild Mushrooms

Vegan Cauliflower and Leeks Soup with Wild Mushrooms

When I need a low-carb and low-calorie dinner this is the soup for me! Especially in the cold months; its smooth texture and high fiber content satisfy my hunger and taste buds. This delicious and elegant vegan cauliflower and leeks soup topped with wild mushroom is […]

Vegan Spiced Indian Rice

Vegan Spiced Indian Rice

Happy Valentine’s Day! I love Indian food, and this vegan spiced Indian rice is a staple in my diet. I make this rice even if I am not making other Indian dishes to accompany it. It makes the whole house smells divine! It takes all my […]

Homemade Gomasio

Homemade Gomasio

  To me, gomasio (or gomashio) is like a blast from the past, to when I was a teenager and committed to a macrobiotic diet for a whole year. I remember not liking it in the beginning. Also, I didn’t really understand why everybody would […]

Vegan Butternut Squash Curry

Vegan Butternut Squash Curry

 Adapted from Yoga Journal magazine, January 2008. You will love this recipe! This is a recipe that never disappoints and everybody loves it! I no longer make the tadka separately, instead, I sauteed the onions, garlic, and chile, and as soon as they are transparent […]

Easy Ribbon Carrot and Parsnip Salad

Easy Ribbon Carrot and Parsnip Salad

  Light and delicious! This easy ribbon carrot and parsnip salad recipe is the perfect salad for a low-carb dinner. This recipe is from the Food Network Magazine; and I made several variations of it, adding zucchini, or beets, cranberries, walnut instead of almonds. No […]