South Indian Squash Poriyal

Poriyals or palyas are spicy South Indian sautéed vegetable dishes, quite often featuring grated coconut. They are easy to prepare and a perfect choice for a meal calling out for a side vegetable dish. This poriyal is especially simple to make and delightfully sweet and spicy. I went with acorn …

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Sun-Dried Tomato Coconut Quinoa and Bean Burgers

Creating and making different dishes stimulates the creative part of me and keeps me interested in working in the kitchen. We all must eat to survive, and that being so, it is beneficial to focus, keeping a positive and open mind when planning and implementing meals for the week. Why …

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My Legume Love Affair #105 roundup

It was my turn to host MLLA for March. This month I only have a short roundup to showcase, but the recipes are all worth considering. I’m always looking for guest hosts, so please do send me a message if you would like to host. I’ve spots for this year …

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5 Nourishing Soups and Salads for NCR

I’m a bit late posting the roundup this month as I was away from home for a while visiting my folks. Now that I am back home, I have 5 mouthwatering soups and salads to share with you. Thanks to everyone who contributed a recipe this month. Recipe: Simple Vegan …

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Creamy Chickpea Flour Peanut Butter Maple Fudge

It seems each time a try a different approach to vegan-friendly fudge, I declare that a new favorite has been born. I used to think dairy was pretty essential to a rich and decadent fudge, but I’ve since discovered otherwise. In fact, this chickpea flour fudge is reminiscent of maple …

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Spicy Brown Lentil Soup with Broccoli

The temperatures are slowly rising, the birds are chirping, and there are even signs of wildflowers starting to bloom in the backyard. All the same, soup still makes frequent appearances on my table and soups are even better when paired with salads, so you get the best of both worlds. …

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Apricot Almond Energy Bites

Raw energy nibbles are frequently on hand in my kitchen. Easy to make up, all kinds of varieties and combinations can be used to make up healthy bites that make for a good accompaniment to breakfast or for a snack when a little burst of energy is needed. Dried fruits, …

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No Croutons Required. March edition.

It’s my turn to host NCR again. As many regular readers will know, this is a monthly event focusing on vegetarian soups and salads, alternately hosted by my good friend Jacqueline of Tinned Tomatoes and myself. There is a feeling of Spring in the air, so maybe we can expect …

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My Legume Love Affair #105 – March 2017

I’m pleased yet again to be hosting My Legume Love Affair. This ongoing event was started by lovely Susan of The Well Seasoned Cook, and passed over to me to administer. Great thanks for the support other bloggers have shown by sharing recipes and guest hosting. Legumes are a mainstay …

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Vegan Morning Glory Muffins

Not all of us greet the morning as a glorious occasion, but these muffins live up to the promise of a glorious morning and are sure to brighten even the most dismal awakenings. Delectably moist and spiced up like a pumpkin pie, lots of textures and flavors are present in …

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