Pantry Power! Chickpea pumpkin curry from scratch

We’ve all been there No time to run to the store, not much in the way of fresh veggies on hand, and dinner approaching by the minute.  That scenario is precisely why I recommend keeping a stocked pantry of versatile staples and a Pinterest account at the...

Vegan coconut-peach crisp (+5 other fruit crisps!)

 Summer = peaches There is NOTHING like a fresh summer peach, right?!  The crops were drastically reduced in some areas of the Mid-Atlantic this year due to a late spring freeze; those poor baby blossoms died right on the branches, leading to much smaller yields than...
Getting sauced for the weekend (+chipotle tahini schmear)

Getting sauced for the weekend (+chipotle tahini schmear)

Get saucy for summer A sauce can make or break your dish – where else can you pack so much flavor into so little volume?  Nutritionally, sauces can also add a lot (of calories!) or just the right balance of savory, sweet, and salty for the perfect smear....
Your guide to glutamate (+vegan queso salsa dip)

Your guide to glutamate (+vegan queso salsa dip)

On savory flavor There are many foods and food components that make food taste savory – that rich, complex taste that’s independent of salty, and sometimes described as “meaty,” and known as “umami.”  One molecule that contributes...