Easy Summer Eats!

It’s still technically summer! I am not going to even consider fall foods (everything orange, butternut squash, apples, soup!) until after the autumn equinox on the 22nd. So, until then, I will continue to make easy recipes that require a little effort, a little heat (it’s been a hot summer!) and a lot of fresh ingredients. Here are some of the dishes I have been making all summer. You’ve still got time to make them too!

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Summer Pasta with Zucchini, Peas and Capers

Last week I posted this delicious Fettuccine pasta dish and I had leftovers plus an abundance of summer zucchini. So, I made one of my all time favorite dishes that I know will become yours too! It is packed with umami which makes it so good. What’s umami? Read on…

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Fettuccine with Mushrooms and English Peas

I love watching cooking shows. I am inspired by the amazing chefs featured on The Food Network, like Ina Garten, and on shows like The Kitchen, Chopped and my favorite, Beat Bobby Flay. It is easy to veganize a lot of what they make by simply leaving out the cheese, using nooch (nutritional yeast, find out more in my book The Vegan ABCs Cookbook) instead, vegan butter and other vegan subs. I saw Geoffrey Zakarian make this dish on The Kitchen and I knew it would be just as good as it looked but better, vegan!

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