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Kale and Seitan Vegan Stir Fry

In Pasta, Rice, and Grains, Recipes by Lori Hill0 Comments

This easy to whip together kale and seitan vegan stir fry is great for any time of day and can be altered to include leftovers in your fridge.  “What the heck is seitan?” you ask. It’s made from wheat and is high in protein and is often called “wheat meat” because its texture is very meat-like.  One day, when craving …

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Granny Apple Rice

In Pasta, Rice, and Grains, Recipes, Thanksgiving 2016 by Lori Hill0 Comments

This vegan rice recipe is another great discovery from the Simply in Season Children’s Cookbook I picked up years ago at Ten Thousand Villages when I had the idealistic image of our sons cooking in the kitchen with me. Yeah right. So the adult uses the cookbook, not the children. The recipes in the cookbook are more vegetarian than vegan, …

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Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto | Vegan Risotto

In Pasta, Rice, and Grains, Recipes, Thanksgiving 2016 by John Robinette0 Comments

What Is Risotto? Vegan risotto. Is there such a thing? Yes, you can eat vegan and enjoy this Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto! If you aren’t familiar with risotto, it is a Northern Italian rice dish made with the short grain Arborio Rice, is a perfect rib-sticking dish for anytime of year, but I love it particularly in the fall and for …

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Stuffed Pineapple

In Main Dishes, Pasta, Rice, and Grains, Recipes by Lori Hill1 Comment

When we were in Mexico for spring break in 2016, we stayed at the Maya Luna Hotel and Restaurant a small, eco-resort (just 4 bungalows on the beach!) that is off the grid. But trust me, we had all the modern amenities and the food was truly delightful. Maya Luna is famous for its Stuffed Pineapple which is normally prepared with …

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Stuffed Jack O’Lanterns

In Pasta, Rice, and Grains, Recipes by the dirty hippie and the bohemian girl0 Comments

If you’re hustling to pull a fun All Hallow’s Eve together in a flash, our Stuffed Jack O’Lanterns will be epic! Ghosts and ghouls from all across the graveyard will sing your praises. After all, nothing sticks to your ribs like gruesome green pasta before a bustling evening of trick-or-treating! The magic in this is the jack o’lantern. It’s key …