Tempeh Turnip Hash

Recently, I was out for brunch with some friends, and had a very subpar vegan hash.  All I could think was, I am positive I could do this better.  And so, I went home and thought about it for a few days.  In the end, this hash is where it is at!   Using turnips…

Pecan, Pear and Fennel Galette

My first time creating a galette, I came up with the Southern Cornmeal Galette.  If you haven’t tried it, it is amazing.  Angels sing when it comes out of the oven.  After I tasted it, I thought, “My work with galettes is done.” Until now. It felt like it was time to try creating a…

Savory Garbanzo Fava Crepes with Vegan Hollandaise Sauce

Unless you have a crepe pan, crepes require expert spatula skills.  I don’t eat them enough to own a crepe pan, but I have figured out a few things along the way that make it easier to do, especially if you are making the garbanzo-fava bean flour variety and you are somewhat inexperienced! 1. Use…

Cauliflower Orange Olive Salad

I love a grocery store deli with an olive bar.  At the end of shopping, I used to hit up the olive bar for a few olives to eat on the way home.  I am a huge fan of green olives cured with orange rinds, or spicy olives covered in chiles.  My husband likes olives…

Artichoke Fennel Farro Salad with Tarragon Dijon Vinaigrette

Artichokes, fennel, spinach and farro mingle in a flavorful vinaigrette of fresh tarragon leaves, dijon mustard, lemon juice, and olive oil.  Farro is chewy and bouncy, and a nice contrast to crunchy fennel.  The zip of the dijon pairs nicely with sweetness and slightly licorice flavor of tarragon. This makes the perfect side for brunch,…

Tofu Scramble

I grew up on Fantastic Foods Tofu Scrambler.  When I got into college, I couldn’t always afford to buy a box, so I started making my own.  I would rely heavily on curry powder, nutritional yeast, and a bag of frozen mixed vegetables.  Sometimes, I would throw in a little oatmeal, as a nod to…

Panzanella Primavera

This panzanella salad is savory from the garlic and shallots, tangy from the lemon, a bit smokey from the tempeh bacon, a bit herbaceous from the arugula, and with the slightest sweetness from the grape tomatoes.  The textures are awesome–crispy tempeh bacon, toasted bread that’s soaked up just a bit of the dressing, so it’s…

Cilantro Mint Chutney Tomato Tart

It’s physically painful for me to get up early.  My body actually hurts–my head, my eyes, my bones.  I don’t feel sad about missing sunrise.  I feel good about giving my body what it needs.  And even though it isn’t always popular with the morning types that I pal around with, they remain loyal, loving…