Curried Winter Squash Red Lentil Soup Tames the Cold

Curried Winter Squash Red Lentil Soup Curried Winter Squash Red Lentil Soup with Coconut Cream

With an Arctic blast of cold air bringing subzero temperatures at night and daytime “highs” from 2 to 7 degrees, what’s a person to do to tame the cold? Make soup, of course. A warming, earthy, spicy and aromatic soup. A satisfying soup made from Continue reading

Roasted Winter Squash Ginger Tomatoes Lime Yogurt

Roasted Winter Squash Ginger Tomatoes Lime Yogurt Roasted Winter Squash with Ginger Tomatoes and Lime Yogurt –
A Standout Recipe for Holiday Entertaining

Complex and boldly flavored Asian and Middle Eastern ingredients make this the most delectable of roasted winter squash recipes. Each bite bursts with bright flavor and color. Roasted Winter Squash with Ginger Tomatoes and Lime Yogurt becomes indescribably delicious Continue reading

Tuscan Kale Kabocha Squash & Orange Salad

Tuscan Kale Kabocha Squash & Orange SaladTuscan Kale Kabocha Squash & Orange Salad – Hardy, Flavorful & Satisfying

Can’t you sometimes just tell from reading a recipe or looking at a picture that it will be good? That’s what happened when I read the recipe for this colorful, vegan winter salad. Earthy kale, sweet squash and juicy oranges seemed like a scrumptious combination of flavors, textures and colors. Continue reading

Winter Squash Spread – Savory-Sweet & Tasty, Too

Winter Squash Spread – Savory-Sweet & Tasty, TooWinter Squash Spread – What’s in a Name?

Hummus is having an identity crisis.

Hummus means chickpeas
I didn’t realize what a stickler for “tradition” I’d become. The last straw, so to speak, came after making a recipe called “Squash Hummus.” It sounded interesting so I tried it. Only to be completely surprised. Hummus it was not. Continue reading

Black Rice Risotto w/ Arborio, Leeks & Roasted Butternut Squash

Black Rice Risotto w/ Arborio, Leeks & Roasted Butternut SquashBlack Rice Risotto — Comfort Food Just In Time for Halloween

Black Rice Risotto prepared with wonderfully chewy and aromatic Italian Venere rice seems like stirring a witch’s cauldron. The rice’s deep black hue and risotto’s requisite long, slow simmering complete the illusion. Continue reading

Winter Squash Soup w/ Apple & Ginger

Winter Squash Soup w/ Apple & GingerMmmm Mmmm . . . An Ideal Soup for Winter & Fall

What a nurturing and delicious soup! Yesterday when I felt a bit under the weather, the winter squash we picked up at the market the day before were calling to me. By combining the best of a few different recipes, I came up with a great recipe to share with you. A most glorious, quick, healthy (vegan, gluten and dairy-free), rich, satisfying Continue reading