This soup is, as advertised, a soup, but the presence of nutritional yeast and coconut milk team up to make it a cheesy, creamy, luscious treat that make it work like a vegan cheese sauce. Try serving it over pasta for a vegan mac & cheese: you’ll be surprised how good it is. Freeze the […]
Dish: Good Leftovers
Indian Mango Dal
Dal is wonderful comfort food. Spiced lentils can be eaten alone or over rice, and they taste even better the next day. This dal has a little pizzazz in the form of mango.
Chicken Burgers with Peanut Sauce
Juicy, flavorful chicken burgers are topped with a sweet and tangy sauce. Alfalfa sprouts offer a nice crunch to the final sandwich. Chili paste adds a nice medium spicy kick, which can be adjusted up or down depending on how much heat you enjoy. Tip: If it’s not grilling season, make these under the broiler […]
Curried Vegetable Lo Mein
Curry powder brings a sweet, bold flavor to a classic noodle stir-fry dish, giving a colorful array of veggies a little extra verve. Leftovers can be eaten cold or hot the next day. Tip: If you can’t find lo mein noodles at your grocery store, linguine is a reasonable substitute.
Nectarine Bulgur Salad
Bulgur is sometimes sold as cracked wheat, and the two can be used interchangeably with minor modifications to cook times. Be sure to check the package instructions. Bulgur is a pre-cooked version of cracked wheat and so has the shorter cooking time. Tip: Although this will look nicer with white balsamic vinegar, regular balsamic will […]
Spicy Asparagus-Tempeh Stir-Fry
If you’d like to explore tempeh but aren’t sure of how to try it, this basic stir-fry is an excellent recipe to start with. Don’t feel chained to the vegetable list: as with most stir-fry recipes, this recipe is well-suited to using up odds and ends of veggies leftover from other recipes.
Vatapá is an Afro-Brazilian stew that’s typically made with shrimp or other seafood. This variation uses turkey in place of the seafood, but keeps the rich coconut and spices, helping to keep the sodium in the dish lower.
Koshari is fondly considered the national dish of Egypt and is sold prominently as street food. The mix of lentils, pasta, rice, and spiced tomato sauce is considered to be wonderful comfort food.