Tag Archives: cayenne

Gluten-Free & Vegan Cauliflower Croquettes

Ok, I’ve got one more recipe from the cookbook I mentioned in my Corn & Kidney Bean Casserole post (Vicki’s Vegan Kitchen by Vicki Chelf) — and can you believe it? I found vegan and gluten-free croquettes!!! And they are delicious!!!! When I saw Vicki’s recipe I was hesitant. I thought that there was no […]

Continue Reading

Corn & Kidney Bean Casserole

The lovely folks at Thomas Allen & Son were kind enough to send me a review copy of a new vegan cookbook — Vicki’s Vegan Kitchen by Vicki Chelf. And so I had a cookbook to curl up with by the fire when we spent a week at the cottage.  While we were up there, […]

Continue Reading

Acorn Squash & Cremini Mushroom Enchiladas

So we’ve been eating out a lot due to some schedule craziness around here, and last night I wanted a really nourishing and delicious dinner.  But all I had in the house were some really weird odds and ends (tomatillos, alfalfa sprouts, red lentil stew, rhubarb, mushrooms), and a whole bunch of squash. I’m saving […]

Continue Reading

Ethiopian Berbere Paste

If you’ve got your Niter Kibbeh all ready to go, what you need now is your spice blend. You can buy Berbere already made at Ethiopian groceries, as either a dry spice blend or a paste. Or you can make your own and make your kitchen smell divine. The Niter Kibbeh is a spiced oil, […]

Continue Reading

Spanakopita

One of my absolute favourite foods is Spanakopita — you know, the lovely Greek spinach pastry wrapped in phyllo dough.  Now I love everything to do with spinach, but somehow the flaky pastry/spinach combo is my favourite.  (And to Sarina, I promise I’m working on a vegan version for you, hopefully for October’s Vegan Month […]

Continue Reading

Curried Okra

Okra looks like baby stars when you slice it: Want to know about okra’s amazing health benefits?  Holistic Nutritionist, Meghan Telpner, has explained it all at her blog.  You must go check it out. You may remember my okra adventures from my trip to South Carolina, where they had okra chips!  The vacuum-fried okra solved […]

Continue Reading