Dukkah-Crusted Tofu

dukkah, tofu

I have had many jobs in my lifetime. Mainly, I have been a veterinary technician but one of the coolest manifestations of my career life has been that of the property caretaker. A property caretaker is someone who lives on someone else's property doing a variety of tasks in exchange for rent, utilities and at … Continue reading Dukkah-Crusted Tofu

Millet Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is one of those fresh herby salads that begs to be made this time of the year. It has been HOT outside and we are bound and determined to NOT turn on our air conditioning. So "cooking" something isn't going to happen. Cue the summer cold grain salad. Tabbouleh is a powerful and healthful salad … Continue reading Millet Tabbouleh

Chickpea Polenta with Sautéed Mushrooms, Kale and Cashew Sauce

Chickpea Polenta

This post actually started many years ago when I first tried a recipe for Chickpea Fritters from the fabulous Clean Food cookbook by Terry Walters.The fritters are made from chickpea flour and flavored with carrots, onions and rosemary and full of flavor. When fried they get toasty and crisp on the outside while staying light and airy … Continue reading Chickpea Polenta with Sautéed Mushrooms, Kale and Cashew Sauce

Peppery Cashew Broccoli Soup

Here is a post to give you something to look forward to as your work week begins. Al LOVES Broccoli! He even likes to eat it raw with hummus as a snack. I am not such a fan of broccoli and you will NEVER find me eating it raw. I like it cooked and I … Continue reading Peppery Cashew Broccoli Soup

The BEST Vegan Taco meat EVER!

I know. I know. That is a pretty hefty title and you may be thinking that it's a little over the top but… you would be wrong. Sorry. Having eaten a mostly plant-based diet for most of my adult years, I can tell you that I have tasted many different meat substitutes and most have … Continue reading The BEST Vegan Taco meat EVER!