outrageous herbaceous chickpea salad

adapted from Katherine Taylor. ingredients 2 15-oz cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 3 cups cooked chickpeas 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (about 1 bunch) 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped OR 1/2 cup chopped celery plus leaves 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice (from 1 to 1 1/2 lemons) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp kosher salt and…

spinach artichoke toasts

from Bon Appetit. ingredients ½ tsp kosher salt, plus more 10 oz baby spinach 1 14-oz can artichoke hearts 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped 2 oz Parmesan, finely grated (about ½ cup) 2 Tbsp mayonnaise Juice of ½ lemon Dash or 2 of hot sauce Freshly ground black pepper 2 oz chilled cream cheese,…

taco salad with creamy avocado-lime dressing

by Katherine Taylor ingredients TACO FILLING 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 cup water 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained, or 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans 1/4 teaspoon fine sea…

creamy arugula, goat cheese, and tomato pasta salad

by Katherine Taylor. ingredients 8 oz whole wheat pasta (rotini, penne, bow tie, or any other small noodles) 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled (can also sub blue or other tangy cheese) 2 Tbsp olive oil, more if needed 2 Tbsp lemon juice, more if needed 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes Freshly…

quinoa bowl with greens, sweet potatoes, and turmeric cream

A recipe for using leftovers! Pretty much any roasted vegetables, grains, and greens can be subbed in here.   ingredients TURMERIC CREAM (makes 1/2 cup) 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 tsp ground turmeric 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup sour cream FOR THE BOWL 3/4 cup cooked quinoa (1/4 cup dry quinoa + 1/2 cup stock…

smothered tofu burritos

adapted from Moosewood. ingredients 3 Tbsp vegetable oil 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 fresh chile, minced, or ¼-½ teaspoon cayenne 2 medium onions, finely chopped (about 2 cups) 1 red or green bell pepper, diced 2 tsp paprika 1 Tbsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp dried oregano ½ cup fresh…

gypsy soup

ingredients 3-4 Tbsp olive oil 2 cups chopped onion 2 cloves crushed garlic 2 cups chopped, peeled sweet potatoes or winter squash 1/2 cup chopped celery 15 oz can tomatoes, diced 3/4 cup chopped sweet bell pepper 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas 2 cups stock or water 2 tsp paprika 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp…

moosewood’s best chili with chipotle cream

ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed 1 tsp salt 1 cup diced carrots 2 cups seeded and chopped red bell peppers 1 fresh hot pepper, seeded and minced 1 1/2 Tbsp ground cumin seeds 1 Tbsp ground coriander seeds 1 tsp dried oregano 1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels One 28-ounce can diced tomatoes One 15-ounce can red kidney beans, rinsed…