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Month: January 2018

Chickpea and Shiitake Mushroom Burgers

Chickpea and Shiitake Mushroom Burgers

Before making these burgers, I couldn’t remember the last time a made veggie burgers that I actually liked. The earthy flavors of the mushrooms and leeks combine with the bright tasting fresh parsley to send these burgers to the top of the charts. If you […]

Shio Koji Roasted Winter Vegetables

Shio Koji Roasted Winter Vegetables

One of our favorite condiments is shio koji sauce, you might be thinking this recipe looks pretty easy but the secret is in the sauce. This Japanese sauce is amazing in marinades and as you can see in this recipe, it turns ordinary roasted vegetables […]

Dirty Vodka Martini

Dirty Vodka Martini

Is it Friday yet? With no exaggeration, I can say that this drink is our very favorite. The saltiness of the olives in the ice-cold vodka is the perfect combination for a Friday night when you would like to have a special drink. We use […]

Simple Chickpea Omelet

Simple Chickpea Omelet

Sunday mornings are the only morning during the week that Alissa and I get to spend any time together. This time mainly consists of planning out the weekly meals and drinking several cups of strong coffee. This is the calm before the storm of creating, […]

Vegan 7 Layer Dip

Vegan 7 Layer Dip

Getting ready for the Super Bowl? Even if your team is not in it, I’m sure you will be watching. If you are, I highly recommend making this dip. I realize it has a lot of steps and ingredients, but it is completely worth it. […]

BBQ Jackfruit Stuffed Sweet Potato

BBQ Jackfruit Stuffed Sweet Potato

Looking for a great weeknight meal? Give this one a try. This savory and sweet meal will have you and your family or guests licking the plate. Surprisingly easy to make yet huge in the flavor department, this mixture is great on any number of […]

Homemade Maple BBQ Sauce

Homemade Maple BBQ Sauce

Processed foods annoy me more and more these days. One of my biggest pet-peeves is being out shopping and reading a label only to see an ingredients list longer than a graduate thesis. I have never been afraid of trying to recreate things from the […]

Eggplant and Butternut Squash Marsala

Eggplant and Butternut Squash Marsala

Have you ever had a craving for a savory but bright flavorful meal? Well, here is your answer. This marsala recipe is rich and savory but will not have you constantly reaching for water. The bright flavors of the fresh thyme, roasted eggplant and butternut […]

Roasted Tomato and Pepper soup

Roasted Tomato and Pepper soup

The northeast has hit some record setting cold weather lately. And we know the rest of the country has been extra cold too, so we knew we needed an amazing tomato soup.  This is it. This soup is comfort and warmth in a bowl.   Its […]