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Vegetarian Kofta Curry

Heami Lee NY Times

Make something comforting This week, try a vegetarian spin on kofta curry, a saucy dish of gently spiced meatballs. It’s based on a recipe from the food writer Tejal Rao’s grandfather, though her take swaps out the meat for mashed black beans bound with bread crumbs and seasoned with ginger and herbs. It tastes delicious with some flatbread, over a ... Read More »

Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes + Icing with DIY Food Coloring

Vegan Cupcake

Does vegan baking still have a stigma of being bland, dry, and boring? We hope not. Yields 12.  Ingredients: 1½ cups unbleached all purpose flour or spelt flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 cup sugar ¾ cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, almond, or rice) ½ cup canola oil 2 tbsp vinegar (white or apple cider vinegar) 1 ... Read More »

Asparagus With Lemon-Pepper Marinade


Blanch whatever you’ve got—for me, this was some mustard greens stems and a few stray stalks of broccoli rabe—then drench in a marinade made creamy with silken tofu, heady with white pepper. Broil or grill to caramelize any lingering marinade, and serve with more of the dreamy sauce. Yields 4-6.  Ingredients: 1 cup silken tofu 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest ... Read More »

Pasta With Broccoli Rabe & White Bean–Anchovy Sauce

Pasta With Broccoli Rabe & White Bean–Anchovy Sauce

“I made an extra-brothy riff on this pasta recipe using what we had in the pantry and fridge: elbow macaroni, chicken stock, broccolini, canned beans, garlic, and a pack of mushrooms that were about to go bad. I served myself a big bowlful, sprinkled a lot of cheese on top, and slurped it (without spilling, yay!) while I watched a ... Read More »

Easy Coconut Curry Fish

coconut curry fish by Evie3234 on

Making a coconut curry fish sounds intimidating, but it doesn’t actually require much prep. Yields 4-6.  Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons curry powder 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper 1 (400 ml) can coconut milk (lite is fine) 1v (400 ml) can chopped tomatoes 1⁄2 cup fish stock 10 whole allspice 2 lb firm white fish fillet, chopped in to chunky pieces (I use Gurnard) 1⁄2 lime, juice ... Read More »

Gluten-Free Vegan Breakfast Cookies


What you need to know about this recipe: -It requires just 1 bowl and about 30 minutes -It’s refined-sugar- and butter-free -It’s vegan and gluten-free -It’s makes the perfect take-along breakfast or snack -They’re seriously addicting… Yeah, ridiculously tasty. Yields 26 cookies.  Ingredients: 2 medium ripe bananas 2 batches flax eggs (2 Tbsp (14 g) flaxseed meal + 5 Tbsp (75 ml) water as original ... Read More »

Parmesan Brussels Sprouts Salad!

Making a Brussels sprouts salad sounds intimidating, but it doesn’t actually require much prep. Tossed with a combo of toasted almonds, shaved parmesan & pomegranate seeds; it’s the best side for any get-together! Yields 6.  Ingredients: 5 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil  5 tbsp. lemon juice  1/4 c. freshly chopped parsley Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 lb. Brussels sprouts, halved and thinly sliced ... Read More »

  Happy Summer, Fresh Recipes FRESH FRUIT LEMONADE POPS [VEGAN] INGREDIENTS 1 cup water 1 cup raw sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 pint strawberries 1 mango small watermelon PREPARATION To Make Basic Lemonade Base: Boil water on stove – add sugar and stir until completely dissolved. Allow to cool a bit before adding the fresh lemon juice – ... Read More »

Easy Fluffy Gluten & Lactose Free Banana Pancakes

Ingredients [makes 4 servings] • 2 medium mashed bananas (you can play around with the amount) • 1 egg • 1 cup soy or almond milk • 1 cup rice flour • 2 teaspoons baking powder • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt • 3 tablespoons sugar • 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional and to taste) • 1⁄4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract(optional and to taste) • Vegan chocolate chips or frozen blueberry toppings (optional) Directions • Mix first three (wet) ingredients. • Mix next four ... Read More »

‘Meatza’ This is a no carb alternative to a traditional pizza

Use any kind of ground meat, beef, chicken or turkey. Add egg and breadcrumbs and your choice of seasonings. Spread out very thinly on a greased pizza tray and bake at 375 degrees for 15-18 minutes. In the meantime sauté your choice of vegetables– onions, garlic, broccoli, spinach etc. When the meat ‘crust’ is done sprinkle your choice of cheese ... Read More »