Slow Cooker Vegan Persian-Style Green Bean Stew

Khorake Loobia Sabz (Persian Green Bean Stew) is a traditional dish from Iran, which usually involves beef, green beans, carrots, potatoes, onions, turmeric and tomato paste. While this is not an authentic recipe, it incorporates many of the elements to produce a delicious, Persian-inspired vegan stew. The acidity in this recipe comes from tart golden…

Porcini Mushroom Lentil Loaf

Traditionally, I am not a fan of “loaf” of any kind.  I usually find them a bit underwhelming.  So, I felt challenged to create a loaf that was flavorful, savory, and stayed together.  A loaf that was easy to make and delicious.  A loaf that would urge everyone that tasted it to get a second…

Vegan Shells and Cheese

On very rare occasions, my mother would purchase Velveeta Shells and Cheese. ┬áThe smooth, creamy goodness that was packed with salty, delicious flavor. Man, I loved that stuff. If it had been less expensive, I am sure I could have talked my mom into it more often. This recipe takes inspiration from Velveeta Shells and…