Cauliflower Rice with Black Beans, Tangerines, & Ginger

I’m new to the world of cauliflower rice.  I’ve “riced” heads of cauliflower a couple of times, primarily to use in my nori rolls, but with life busier than I’d like these days, I’m on the lookout for ways to keep my veggie intake up but with a little less work on my part.  Thus,…

Arugula with Roasted Fennel & Cauliflower

The clock is always ticking on produce.  Nature brings fruits & veggies to the table on its own cycle and I look forward to the arrival of each new season’s bounty with equal measure to the part of me that will miss something when it goes out of season for the year. When I saw…

Celebrating Purple

Purple abounds on my table this week.  I hadn’t planned it as such, but my lunchtime salad is dark, deep, and gloriously purple, thanks to purple/red cabbage & tart dried cranberries and my evening plate also glows violet featuring purple kale & red onions, mixed with black rice and roasted sweet potatoes.  There must be…

Sweet Potato & Avocado Rolls

Nori Califlower rice (Rice wine vinegar, Mirin, horseradish, cilantro, salt, sugar) Steamed sweet potato Avocado Orange bell pepper Soft bean curd sheet Pickled daikon (Rice wine vinegar, salt, sugar) Seed blend (Furikaki, sunflower & chia seeds, black & white sesame seeds, toasted millet)  

Mediterranean Crunch Made Better

Costco Mediterranean Crunch Mix: Romaine, Broccoli, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chicory Firm Tofu Red, yellow, & orange bell pepper Grape tomatoes Dressing: Grainy Dijon mustard Red miso Red wine vinegar Olive oil White wine vinegar Bragg’s liquid aminos Honey Smoked paprika Oregano Zata’ar Salt & pepper

Celery & Cabbage Slaw with Creamy Dill Dressing

Cabbage Celery Edamame Red onion Parsley Mock grilled chicken strips (Beyond Meat brand) Crunchy dried peas Dressing: Yogurt Dill Shallot Labne White wine vinegar Honey Garlic clove Salt & pepper

Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli Red onion Red cabbage Dry toasted almond slivers Golden raisins Mock chicken strips Dressing: Sour cream Lemon juice White wine vinegar Agave syrup Dijon mustard Shallot Cayenne Salt & pepper

Peanut Broccoli Salad

Kale Purple kale Steamed broccoli Sliced carrots Roasted Peanuts (50% less salt) Scallion tops Marinated baked tempeh Dressing: Peanut butter Soy sauce Rice wine vinegar Canola oil Brown sugar Salt & pepper Red chile flakes

Coconut & Brussel Sprout Salad

Kale Roasted brussel sprouts Green onion tops Coconut flakes Dried blueberries Cashews Coconut marinated tempeh (coconut milk, Thai green curry paste, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar) Dressing: Coconut milk Thai green curry paste Soy sauce Rice wine vinegar Canola oil Agave syrup Salt & pepper