Month: January 2017

If you haven’t met farro yet, let me introduce you. Farro is an ancient grain with long-ago origins in western Asia. It has an earthy, nutty flavor and a chewy texture that works well in everything from winter soups to hearty salads. Italian cooks have enjoyed this grain for years, and it’s beginning to catch
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. If you’re wary of green smoothies, this delicious blend may just change your mind. Flavored with lime
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I think that a warm pot of beans whenever you want them is at least half the reason for owning a pressure cooker. Forget pre-soaking. Forget hours of gentle simmering. With a pressure cooker, you can go from opening a bag of dried legumes to pump, tender beans in under an hour. How’s that for a sales pitch?! Continue
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Are you familiar with Chermoula? It’s the Moroccan answer to pesto—a spicy herb sauce often used in North African cuisine. Although chermoula is most often paired with fish, it’s excellent with chicken! Chicken thighs hold their own with this flavorful rub made with parsley, cilantro, garlic, cumin, coriander, lemon, and olive oil. Continue reading “Skillet Chermoula Chicken”
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. Whoever thought of soaking bread and frying it should be nominated for sainthood. This recipe uses gluten-free
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. Whoever thought of soaking bread and frying it should be nominated for sainthood. This recipe uses gluten-free
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The best bean soups have a lived-in quality, as if they have been simmering on the back burner for hours, just waiting for you. You can achieve this by cooking the dried beans from scratch, of course. Or you can skip the long simmer and pop open a can! Bean soups have the distinct advantage
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. Today, I’m going to share my fool-proof system for making delicious detox smoothies. Whether you binged
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. Today, I’m going to share my fool-proof system for making delicious detox smoothies. Whether you binged
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Do you know the easiest way to cook mushrooms? Here’s a method I’ve been using for years. It’s called “dry sautéing”. You cook sliced mushrooms in a hot pan without adding any fat, liquid, or sauce. As the mushrooms heat up in the pan, they release their juices and cook in their own liquid.  Continue reading “How
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. This sensational soup will make you look like a gourmet chef, and it only takes 30
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. This sensational soup will make you look like a gourmet chef, and it only takes 30
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. This soup makes for some crazy-amazing comfort food. Not only is it vegan and gluten-free, but you
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This month we’re sharing a few recipes from our friend Tess Masters, The Blender Girl! Tess is our go-to gal for fantastic vegan and gluten-free blender recipes. Check out her newest book The Perfect Blend, available now on Amazon. This soup makes for some crazy-amazing comfort food. Not only is it vegan and gluten-free, but you
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