January 2nd, 2018
As I have said before, soup should be a food group…especially during the winter!
This hardy minestrone is super-healthy. You can opt to make it with or without the pasta. Also, you can experiment with using other beans other than the ones listed in this recipe.
I would recommend doubling the recipe and freezing the extra in some large-sized Ball jars. These are on sale usually every-other-week at Hobby Lobby!
October 1st, 2017
I just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy. It is an absolutely beautiful country and the people are amazingly kind. My only complaint is there is not a lot of vegan food.
I have always loved Pasta Fagioli but the restaurants there used chicken broth for a base and usually included some type of meat.
After I returned home and stocked up the refrigerator I created the following recipe. You can eliminate the Tofurky Spinach Pesto Sausage but it does add a lot of flavor to the dish.
February 17th, 2017
It is raining again in Southern California. This has been one of the wettest winters on record but no one is complaining! We need the moisture, albeit maybe not this much, to help with the years-long drought.
I ran to the Whole Foods before the torrential downpours started and gathered up some ingredients for some Chili.
This recipe only takes about 10 minutes to prepare and 90 minutes to cook.
Serve it with a handful of tortilla chips or even some oven-baked polenta.