Happy New Year! Lobia for good luck in the new year

I wanted to start off the new year with a great bean recipe. While eating beans are a superstition that are supposed to bring good luck, I wanted to do them more as a great healthy and comforting start. I also did Hoppin' John and Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices for the [...]

Spicy Lentil Quinoa Curry

I decided to do another vegetarian recipe this week. This one is a bit spicy, but also flavorful and comforting. Of course I love this dish because it is based on the lentil, one of my favorite vegetarian proteins. I believe the lentil is a good gateway protein into vegetarian eating for those who want [...]

Creamy Pumpkin Cauliflower Curry with Chickpeas

Now that I am done with the Thanksgiving turkey, it's time to turn back to lighter dishes.  I think it is a good thing to have lighter dishes intertwined with the indulgences.  This doesn't mean you have to eat something that isn't satisfying.  I find this time of year a good time to do some [...]