Okra Masala Soup

One of my all-time favorite Indian dishes is bhindi masala.  First of all, it’s star attraction is okra, which I positively love.  Second, it tastes like a dream within a dream.  It’s spiced and has a bit of astringency, while also maintaining a buttery, savory flavor.   When I was thinking of today’s soup, I…

Vegan Cheesy Grits with Tempeh Bacon and Greens

Lately, all I want to do is eat mustard greens.  I’m not sure if it’s the last push of dreary weather or what, but a comforting bowl of greens has been on my mind.  They are an amazing source of vitamins K, A and C, and have a sharp taste that works well with acids,…

Soy Curl Chorizo Empanadas

If this blog is any indication, soy curls are on my mind!  I love how they soak up flavor.  I love their chewiness.  I love that they have no sodium.  If I add them to a dish, I don’t have to worry about it quickly devolving into the saltiest thing on earth.   I realize…