Matcha truffles

Matcha and Coconut Butter Truffles

It’s that time of year when the store shelves are lined with holiday candies–heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, incredibly early Easter egg candies, and some lingering, sad-looking Santa treats.  It’s pretty much a sugar fest out there.  If you want to indulge in something sweet and rich that you can feel pretty great about eating, I […]

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Mahi with Sweet Potato Crust

Mahi with Crispy Sweet Potato Crust

One of my favorite restaurants often features a yuca-crusted Mahi over a bed of very rich and spicy creamed spinach–pretty much one of the best things, ever.  I love the flavor and texture of Mahi Mahi, and it is considered a sustainable fish, so I always have some in the freezer.  I did not have […]

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Tomato Soup with Chard

Winter Tomato Soup with Chard

Winter is the time to break out the home-canned tomatoes for a pot of soup.  Tomato soup is probably my favorite soup, year-round, but I really crave it in cold weather.  This version has lots of vegetables, including a swirl of Swiss chard ribbons added in at the end, plus some smoky flavors from the […]

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Roasted Cauliflower and Walnut Salad

Roasted Cauliflower and Walnut Salad

Organic cauliflower is available year round, it stores well, and is one of my favorite vegetables to have on hand for winter recipes.  This is a warming winter salad that works well as a side dish or as a vegan main course.  Roasting the cauliflower lends it a sweeter, somewhat nutty flavor that is intensified […]

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