Blue Plate Special #64: Kid-Approved Honee Tempeh with Steamed Broccoli & Carrot Slaw with Dill & Capers

This summer I built two raised beds on the side of my driveway and created a little food garden. I am loving growing food – kale, parsley, chives, radishes, basil, cucumbers, tomatoes, beans, and carrots. These big, colorful, glorious very carrot-y carrots! I am definitely hoarding them and using them up slowly.

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Blue Plate Special #62: Marinated Tempeh over Parsnip Mashed Potatoes with Roasted Broccolini & Vine Tomatoes

I’m loving all of the beautiful tomatoes I am seeing in the markets. But sadly, my husband doesn’t like tomatoes (what?!?) but I do. So when I make a dish like this, which I think is better with a velvety roasted tomato on top, I make mine with and his without. You can do whatever […]

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Blue Plate Special #57: Tamari-Lime Tempeh with Garlicky Red Kale & Potato Cauliflower Mash Up

One of my favorite dinners. So easy and quick to throw together! The lime is the perfect flavor to balance the tamari. Tamari-Lime Tempeh 8oz tempeh * 1 tablespoon tamari The juice of 1/2 lime 1 tablespoon high heat oil * I use Barry’s Tempeh. It is homemade in Brooklyn. If you are using the packaged […]

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Meatless “Meat” Sauce: Tempeh Bolognese v2

This is my updated tempeh bolognese. It is the same basic recipe as my cauliflower red lentil bolognese but with tempeh. As I said in my cauliflower post, I know it’s not technically bolognese but I used the basic template for the traditional recipe – a mirepoix of onions, carrots and celery – and came up with […]

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