“Combining tomatoes and watermelon seems to be all the rage today. Typically such recipes call for adding feta cheese too, but I skip that because I think the feta makes the salad look messy.”
This is an easy one — but your guests won’t know. Just soak the chia, chop the fruit, and layer in a nice glass.
Also known as Sabich in throughout the middle east, this combo of baked (or fried) eggplant, eggs, vegetables, and hummous is a winner every time.
all the colors of redness: ruby, crimson, scarlet, and coral.
Dushenka Ani Silverfarb is cookbook author The Model Vegan, and a favorite customer. This is her creamy almond milk recipe.
Cultured veggies are sort of like pickled veggies, except better and more delicious. Instead of preserving vegetables by pickling them in vinegar, culturing involves live healthy bacteria – sort of like the bacteria that turn milk into yogurt.
Dukkah comes from the Arabic word for “to pound.” Traditionally made from pounded sesame seeds, salt, and savory spices, we make ours in the food processor.
Sweet potatoes, black beans, kale, warming spices, and sausage add up to a deeply comforting (but not too caloric) winter meal. Avocado and lime round it out.
As we explore the cuisines of the world, we sometimes forget the Native American traditions. Succotash’s colors look like autumn. But its warming, hearty sweetness is perfect for deepest winter.
If you’ve never dipped fruit in chocolate, you should! And if you use dried fruit, it will keep days and days.
If you’ve never used buckwheat, you really should. This gluten-free grain is earthy and hearty, and pairs remarkably well with earthy, hearty vegetables like mushrooms and Brussels sprouts.