lentil minestrone soup

by Katherine Taylor ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 cup chopped seasonal vegetables (potatoes, yellow squash, zucchini, butternut squash, green beans or peas all work) 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced ½ tsp dried oregano ½ tsp dried thyme 1 large can (28 ounces) diced... Continue Reading →


vegetable and bean tostadas

adapted from America's Test Kitchen. ingredients 14 oz coleslaw mix 1 Tbsp finely chopped jarred jalapeños, plus ¼ cup brine ½ cup sour cream 3 Tbsp lime juice (~2 limes) 15 oz can vegetarian refried pinto beans 12 (6-inch) corn tostadas 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 onions, halved and sliced thin 3 green bell peppers,... Continue Reading →

juustoleipa burger

ingredients 4 brioche buns 1 avocado, halved and smashed with the back of a knife 8 oz bread cheese (juustoleipa), halloumi, or other grillable cheese; sliced into 4 burger-sized pieces 1 green tomato 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp brown sugar large handful arugula pomegranate molasses OR pomegranate balsamic vinegar reduction... Continue Reading →

spicy black bean soup

adapted from Cookie and Kate. ingredients 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 3 celery ribs, finely chopped 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced into thin rounds 6 garlic cloves, pressed or minced 4 ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp red pepper flakes (use ¼ teaspoon if you’re sensitive to spice) 3-4 cans (15 oz each) black beans (about 6-7 cups), rinsed... Continue Reading →

halloumi tacos with pineapple Pico de Gallo & aji verde

by Katherine Taylor. Instead of pineapple pico and aji verde, this is also amazing with this avocado tomato salsa. ingredients TACOS: 8 small corn or flour tortillas 8 ounces halloumi cheese, sliced into ¼” wide rounds ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, for frying PINEAPPLE PICO DE GALLO: 3 cups diced fresh pineapple (about 1medium) 1 red bell pepper, chopped ½ cup... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

strawberry crisp

from Bon Appetit. ingredients 2 lb strawberries, hulled, halved, quartered if large 3 Tbsp raw sugar 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp plus 1½ tsp. cornstarch Kosher salt ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup 1 cup old-fashioned oats ⅓ cup sliced almonds ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ¼ cup all-purpose... Continue Reading →

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,... Continue Reading →

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