April 28, 2015

Aubergine, brinjal, melongene, garden egg, guinea squash, baingan, melanzana… whatever name you call them, eggplants are awesome. Wikipedia tells me that eggplants, being the night shades that they are, are a relative of the tobacco plant, which might explain my addiction to them (although you’d need to eat thirty pounds in order to get the nicotine equivalent of one cigarette, I still think they are crave-worthy, and certainly better for you!) I was lookin...

September 17, 2014

This super creamy and delicious Levantine delight is the perfect dip for pita chips or raw veggies. Like most of the dips and sauces I post about, you can use this for just about anything, on sandwiches, on salads,  on top of roasted vegetables etc. It’s so easy and full of flavor. It makes a great sidekick to hummus and tapenade on an appetizer platter. There are many ways to cook an eggplant and tradionally, you would grill it whole to get a smoky flavor,...

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Welcome friends! Thank you for coming to visit my kitchen. I love to share easy, delicious, plant-based recipes that make you say, "Oh my, I didn't know I LOVED vegan food!' Please feel free to look around, ask questions, and offer feedback. This is a place of (mostly) healthy comfort food recipes that I hope vegans and omnivores alike will love. 

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