Eggplant Stacks

Eggplant Stacks

“Eggplant” is a silly name, isn’t it?  According to Wikipedia, “Some 18th-century European cultivars were yellow or white and resembled goose or hen’s eggs, hence the name “eggplant.”  If you’re looking for something you can eat a whole lot of for very few calories, this is it.  A whole medium sized eggplant is only 140 … Continue reading

Curried Cauliflower

Curried Cauliflower

After growing cauliflower in a lab for my high school science class, it took me years to be able to eat the stuff again.  Now it’s growing in my little organic garden and I’m developing a renewed appreciation for it.  The leaves are probably a foot tall and finally if I look way down in the very … Continue reading

Roasted Carrots

Roasted Carrots

I picked up a couple bunches of the tri-colored carrots from the farmer’s market and made these the same night.  I ate so many carrots I’m surprised I didn’t turn into one! Ingredients Carrots Olive oil Sea salt & Pepper Directions Wash and peel carrots and then cut in half lengthwise.  If some are bigger … Continue reading

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

Here’s a really simple recipe for mashed potatoes that you can’t even tell are vegan! All of the quantities are to taste, so add a little at a time to get to the consistency and taste that you like. Ingredients Baby red potatoes Vegan sour cream Almond milk Garlic powder Sea salt & Pepper Fresh … Continue reading

Turnip Chips

Turnip Chips

Most people probably don’t see turnips at the store and think “wow, those look good”. But when I found fresh organic turnips at my store from a local farm, I picked some up. I decided to treat it like a potato and make chips. I’m so glad I did! These were really good. Plus, a … Continue reading

Roasted Beets with Kickin Horseradish-Mustard Sauce

Roasted Beets with Kickin Horseradish-Mustard Sauce

I always thought “horseradish” was a silly name. Where on earth did it come from? According to Wikipedia, “The etymology of the English name horseradish is not certain. One theory is derivation from the old German word “Mähre” (and, meaning female horse), where misinterpretation of the German name Meerrettich (“sea radish”) became Mährrettich (“mare radish”). … Continue reading