Eggplant Stir-fry

This is a favorite in my house. I usually make 2x the amount just to have left-overs! 1 large or 2 small eggplants, cubed (peeling is optional) 1 package of baby bella mushrooms, sliced 2 tofurky sausage links, sliced 1 can of fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 small jar...

Pumpkin Carrot Ginger Soup with Coconut

My sister started to tell me about a yummy pumpkin/carrot soup that had coconut milk in it. She sent me the link, and since I made quite a few substitutions, here’s my version of the soup. 1 medium pumpkin or winter squash (mine was probably 2-3 #’s). Cut...

Easy Winter Squash Soup

Start with fresh winter squash, about 2-3 #’s. I have been getting incredible delicata squash from our local farmer’s market. Very sweet! I cut them in half (I used 3), scooped out the seeds and stringy pulp, and spritzed them with the tiniest bit of olive...

Heirloom Beans and Rice

I just discovered heirloom beans, and having tried a few varieties, will never go back to ordinary store dried beans or canned ones. What a difference. If you are trying to incorporate more beans into your diet, you owe it to your taste buds to check out Rancho Gordo....

Heirloom Beans and Eggplant

Have I mentioned how much I am loving heirloom beans from Rancho Gordo? They are so flavorful. The other night I paired Vaquero beans with eggplant, and it was quite yummy in the words of my 6 yr old. 2 small/medium eggplant 1 pkg sliced baby bella mushrooms 2 cloves...