Roasted Corn & Hatch Green Chile Soup

My friends have called me “the Soup Whisperer” because, as I do with salads, I get a creative idea for a soup “starter” and then compose a pot that builds on and enhances whatever the inspiration was.  I used to give out “Soup Certificates” for the holidays: handmade “coupons for soup” that had lots of…

Artichoke Hearts & Preserved Lemon Dressing

Kale Artichoke hearts (water packed) Oven roasted orange bell pepper Oven roasted parsley root Pan fried bean curd knots (smoked paprika, shallot, salt, coriander, Zaatar, red wine vinegar) Shallot Sorghum Dressing: White wine vinegar Olive oil Lemon juice Dijon mustard Preserved lemon Garlic clove Honey Smoked paprika Zaatar Red chile flake Salt Bragg’s Liquid Aminos

Warm Brussel Sprout, Apple & Walnut Salad

Kale Roasted Brussel sprouts Braeburn apple Toasted walnuts Baked, marinated tofu (grainy Dijon, soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, brown rice vinegar, brown sugar) Farro Dressing: Grainy Dijon mustard White wine vinegar Apple cider vinegar Olive oil Maple syrup Salt & pepper

Roasted Carrots with Peanuty Dressing

Kale Roasted Carrots Baked, marinated tempeh (peanut butter, Sriracha, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar) Green onion tops Barley Dried apricots Dressing: Natural peanut butter Rice wine vinegar Peanut butter powder Water Sriracha Ginger & Apricot jam Salt & pepper

Summer Veggies & Pearl Barley with Soy Ginger Dressing

Kale Heirloom cherry tomatoes Red, yellow, & orange bell pepper Roasted corn kernels Marinated, pan fried tempeh (soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, dijon mustard, garlic, red pepper flake) Pearl barley Dressing: Soy sauce Rice wine vinegar Lime juice Dijon mustard Garlic Ginger Agave syrup Black pepper  

Roasted Carrot & Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

For Tabbouleh: 2/3 cup quinoa, rinsed well, cooked according to package directions Salt & Pepper 2 bunches flat leaf parsley, chopped Mint sprigs, chopped ½ English cucumber, diced Mini heirloom tomatoes cut in half 5 green onions, diced Dressing for Tabbouleh (make extra to toss the greens in): Lemon juice Olive Oil Cayenne Honey (big…