What’s Cooking
Recipes from more than a quarter-century of Debra's newsletters - from our award winning kitchen, and three cookbooks
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oats chakkara pongal
Feb 2018

Pongal is both the name of a harvest festival in South India, as well as a rice porridge served to celebrate the festival. We’ve streamline the traditional sweet pongal recipe, replaced the rice with oats, and upped the fruit and nuts, for a wholesome weekday breakfast

Feb
2018
coconut manna mousse bites
Feb 2018

Probably in our top-5 most popular recipes of all time, made weekly in our kitchen. Fudgy perfection, and all natural ingredients.

Feb
2018
Pesto in the Vitamix
Jan 2018

Vegan pesto — pesto without cheese — is arguably a more versatile sauce. On pasta, spooned over protein, as the base of a risotto… And of course you can always add cheese later!

Jan
2018
Apple Pear Cranberry Crisp
Dec 2017

“I love pies but don’t have the patience to deal with making crust. Around holidays, this is my go-to kind of fruit dessert.”

Dec
2017
Fenel, Lemon & Olive Oil
Nov 2017

A complex and inviting flavor profile from the fennel, lemon, olive oil & cumin. Vegetarian protein from the quinoa. Easy to make, too. It doesn’t hurt that fennel aids digestion.

Nov
2017
cassoulet
Oct 2017

Cassoulet, the classic French white bean and meats stew, typically cooks long and slow. This is a speedier version of the traditional recipe with chicken, sausage and beans.

Oct
2017
Eggplant Lasagna
Sep 2017

The gooey lusciousness of lasagna, without the pasta. Instead, we layer eggplant, kale… and a generous helping of four different cheeses!

Sep
2017
black garlic
Aug 2017

Your favorite seasonal vegetables, marinated in olive oil, wine vinegar, and thyme. And then the incomparable flavor of black garlic.

Aug
2017
Raspberry Parfait
Aug 2017

A splash of rosewater elevates this parfait from simple to sublime.

Aug
2017
pecan basil pesto
Aug 2017

With healthy nuts, fresh herbs, garlic, and virgin oils, pesto is a veritable health food. This one is dairy-free.

Aug
2017
hibiscus lemonade
Jul 2017

100% natural, bright pink refreshment, only 10 calories per glass. Plus, hibiscus helps manage blood pressure. So, let the summertime relaxation commence!

Jul
2017