Honey Nut Squash 2 Ways: Sweet Potato Honey Nut Squash Soup & Roasted Honey Nut Quinoa Salad

Have you seen this little beauty at the farmer’s market or store? It is probably my new favorite vegetable. It’s the Honey Nut Squash. It recently arrived on the vegetable scene and apparently it has a good origin story.

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Sliced Portobello Steak or Pan Seared Tofu with Garlicky Mustard Dressing & Spring Vegetables

Both of these dishes are simple and delicious but the star of the show is the garlicky mustard dressing. With freshly shelled peas and amazing asparagus it can’t get much springier than this.

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Book Report: The Edgy Veg + Bonus Recipe for The Token Kale Salad

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Photo credit: Brilynn Ferguson

When I went vegan over a decade ago, there weren’t that many vegan cookbooks. Nowadays, a new book comes out each week! There is a kind of vegan genre happening right now – mac and cheese, jackfruit, cauliflower, meatless meatballs, baked goods, and of course, kale salads. Each book has their own spin on things and this one is no exception. I am talking today about The Edgy Veg  by Candice Hutchings from the blog The Edgy Veg (duh!). Continue reading “Book Report: The Edgy Veg + Bonus Recipe for The Token Kale Salad”

Eggplant Bacon & EBKT: Eggplant Bacon, Kale & Tomato Salad

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Eggplant Bacon!

How about bacon made out of eggplant? LOVE it! I harvested 6 eggplants from my garden and couldn’t wait to make bacon. The flavors are pretty typical of vegan bacon, smoky and maple-y. I doctored up my recipe for parsnip bacon because eggplants are more intense in flavor and the result is divine. Continue reading “Eggplant Bacon & EBKT: Eggplant Bacon, Kale & Tomato Salad”