Creamy, Southern Succotash Risotto (vegan, gluten-free, pareve*, low-calorie)

Creamy, Southern Succotash Risotto (vegan, gluten-free, pareve*, low-calorie)
So this is one of those strangely delicious dishes that sounds odd on paper, but turns out amazing! It’s perfectly filling as a main dish, or yummy with barbecue (vegan riblets are killer with this dish), or in this case, turk’y cutlets from Gardein (which just happened to be what we had on hand). The...

Soft, Easy Breadmaker Bread (Grandma Sycamore copycat) (vegan, pareve*, low-calorie)

Soft, Easy Breadmaker Bread (Grandma Sycamore copycat) (vegan, pareve*, low-calorie)
I grew up in Utah, and anyone else who did knows that the real “wonder bread” is Grandma Sycamore bread. It’s soft, chewy, squishy, and delicious. It was one of my most missed Utah foods when I moved away (and I may have travelled home more than once with some loaves stowed away in my...

Naked Burrito Bowls (vegan, pareve*, gluten-free*, low-calorie)

Naked Burrito Bowls  (vegan, pareve*, gluten-free*, low-calorie)
When we used to go out to eat frequently, I was a huge fan of Qdoba’s naked burrito bowls. I love rice—so filling and wholesome, especially brown rice. I love the chewiness, and the flavor. I get some black beans, some veggies, pico de gallo, corn salsa, fiery habenero (bring on the salsa!), guacamole…no, I...

Green Lunch: How to make your lunch more eco-friendly

Green Lunch: How to make your lunch more eco-friendly
One of the best ways to save money, calories and generally “be healthy” is to bring your own lunch to work. It’s hard to avoid the siren song of the Golden Arches, or to cut out your daily run to the ‘Bucks, but if you track your lunch costs for a few weeks, you’ll be...