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Category: Vegan

Italian Bruschetta

I hadn’t made this in many years and for some reason, I had a hankering for Italian Bruschetta the other day. An Italian classic, loaded with tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil and balsamic vinegar – the mouth-watering flavors of summer. Bruschetta is served on seared thick slices of crusty Italian

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Red Pickled Onions

Pickled Red Onions

A quick recipe that will add tang, crunch and gorgeous color to so many dishes. These pickled red onions are made of a few basic ingredients that you probably have in your cupboard right now and can be thrown together in about 10 minutes plus a few minutes of marinating.

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Fresh Mango Salsa ingredients in a bowl

Fresh Mango Salsa

Just to let you know… once you taste this, you won’t be able to stop! When I make this Fresh Mango Salsa, I usually double or triple the recipe because it lasts for 2 days and will liven anything that you throw it on. Check out this Roasted Halibut recipe

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Fattoush Salad with Sumac

Fattoush Salad with Zatar Dressing

I had my first Fattoush Salad at a little restaurant in Silver Lake with my sister Michele and we both fell in love with it! It is a classic Lebanese salad featuring the spice sumac. Sumac is a large bush, native to the middle east which has red berries that are

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Zesty Farro Grain Bowl with Crispy Shallots

Zesty Farro Bowl with Crispy Shallots

  A delicious bowl full of grains, greens and super lemony dressing. This Zesty Farro Bowl with Crispy Shallots hits the spot if you are looking for something light and healthy, vegan or vegetarian or you just want a great side dish! Oh and I almost forgot, the fried crispy

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Grilled Vegetable Platter with Romesco

Grilled Vegetable Platter with Romesco

When I look at a platter of grilled vegetables it is as if I am looking at a reflection of summer – grilling, outdoor life and light clean meals. This Grilled Vegetable Platter with Romesco is one of those dishes that goes with everything and looks so beautiful on the

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Spicy Corn Salad with Avocado & Feta

Spicy Thai Carrot Soup

If you like Thai food and all of those wonderful flavors, here is my interpretation in a soup. This Spicy Thai Carrot Soup uses some common Thai ingredients to create a luscious bowl of vegan carrot heaven. This was my fourth or fifth version of carrot soup and I finally

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Easy Vegetable Stock

Easy Vegetable Stock

My recipe for Easy Vegetable Stock is so simple and will add so much more flavor to your soup recipes. After making it once, you may never want to buy store-bought vegetable stock again. When I have time on a Saturday or Sunday, I pull out all of the extra

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Creamy cauliflower soup, non dairy

Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

This Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup has made it to the top of my cauliflower recipes. I love the way cauliflower takes on different spices and flavors making it an extremely versatile vegetable to cook with. For example, it can be steamed or sautéed, it can be used with Indian, Mexican

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Bowl of gigantes bean salad

Gigantes Greek Bean Salad

This recipe for Gigantes Greek Bean Salad started with a search for some unusual ingredients that I was unable to locate early on during the 3-month shutdown in Los Angeles. On the hunt for specialty ingredients. I took a trip to Eataly LA, last week in search of some hard-to-find ingredients. Eataly

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