Side Dishes
Kale to Feed an Army
Jan 2019

This will take you literally 15 minutes, tops.  It’s all sorts of green.  It’s hearty, tastes great, works equally well as a side and a main, and you only have to clean one pot. What’s not to love? It also uses some ingredients you may not be familiar with.  Trust me: get them.  And not

veggie slider
Jun 2018

A DELICIOUS burger, made from roughly 40% bean, 40% fresh vegetables, and 20% whole grains. A pinch of berbere spice powder is the “secret” ingredient!

roasted vegetables with za'atar and feta
Apr 2018

We add a Middle Eastern flair to the traditional winter roast veggies. And we use spring veggies. Salty, savory, and just a little sweet.

brown rice pilaf with beets
Sep 2016

Golden orange if you use carrots. Ruby red if you choose beets. Parsnips are a third option, if you want beige… Another dish that’s hard to pin down to a single culinary tradition. Shades of India, Indonesia, Bulgaria… and 1960s health foods stores!

making salsa on a cutting board
Aug 2010

To the traditional salsa base — tomatoes, peppers, cilantro, onion — we add seafood. For a fresh and exciting cross between a dip and a ceviche. Add black-eyed peas to make it almost a full meal. Or wrap in corn tortillas for instant fish tacos.

purple potatoes
Nov 2007

No grains in these dark purple-black, fiber-rich savory pancakes. A delightful holiday treat. You can call them “latkes” for Chanukkah. Or just call them delicious.

roasted garbanzo beans
Jun 2006

Fiber. Protein. Satisfaction. A healthy trail mix that’s savory, but not sweet. An appetizer mix that isn’t oversalted. Cocktail nuts with ethnic flair and class.