Raw “Pasta” with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce
For anyone who is giving flour a rest, this simple recipe for raw “pasta” with sun dried tomato sauce is an easy and satisfying fix. Julienne butternut squash and zucchini are tenderized with a bit of sea salt, then rinsed, dried, and tossed with a rich and delicious sauce.
A Vegetarian Holiday Feast
Home for the holidays and searching for the perfect vegetarian menu? Look no further! We have a wonderful lineup for a multiple course meal, with appetizer, soup, main course, after dinner salad and dessert all creating a beautiful and festive symphony of flavors, colors and presentation.
The Vegan Holiday Meal
Most festive menus are geared to revolve around a center of meat or fish, and we don't always see multiple course menus designed for a vegan celebration. If you are home for the holidays and want to entertain with a fabulous sit down dinner in courses, read on. We have a great line-up of recipes to make a beautiful and scrumptious meal.
Baked Stuffed Zucchini with Tofu Ricotta Filling
This recipe for baked stuffed zucchini with tofu ricotta stuffing has various components to it, but can be made ahead for the most part. It is a delicious vegan entr�e for entertaining, and can be served with either Tomato Basil Sauce or Nomato Sauce.
Millet and Vegetable Croquettes with Herb Pesto
This whole foods/macrobiotic crossover recipe for millet and vegetable croquettes is worth the work. The finished product can be shaped into patties or round balls, made ahead of time, and even frozen. Feel free to experiment with varying the vegetables, and serve them with the pesto sauce that follows, or one of the dressings in the Sauces section.
Curried Winter Squash and Sweet Potato Stew
This West Indian inspired, whole foods squash and sweet potato curry recipe is a wonderful fall/winter entrée and is absolutely packed with beta-carotene. The stew does not need much more than fragrant brown basmati rice and some cooked greens to make an excellent meal.
This light and easy whole foods recipe for pasta primavera (pasta with spring vegetables) is a perfect warm weather starter or entree. Prepare this recipe as is or add a sprinkling of crumbled goat cheese for a bit of creamy flavor.
Pasta with Asparagus, Tomato and Herbs
This light and easy whole foods recipe for pasta with asparagus, tomato and herbs is a perfect spring starter or entrée. Prepare this recipe as is or add a sprinkling of crumbled goat cheese for a bit of creamy flavor.
Roasted Vegetable Napoleon Recipe
This recipe for roasted vegetable napoleon is a gorgeous dish for entertaining or holidays. It can be served with Brown Rice Gravy or, for a more sophisticated presentation, a red wine reduction sauce.
Pumpkin and Chickpea Curry
This West Indian inspired, whole foods pumpkin and chickpea curry recipe is a wonderful fall/winter entrée and does not need much more than fragrant brown basmati rice and some cooked greens to make an excellent meal.
Tempeh Veggie Burger Recipe
These zesty little tempeh veggie burger patties make a delicious first or main course. Serve with Mock Tartar Sauce, and a light salad for a perfect spring meal.
Raw “Spaghetti” with Tomato Basil Sauce
This fresh and delicious raw recipe for “spaghetti” with tomato basil sauce is a wonderful summer dish and is perfect if you can’t bear the thought of turning on your stove. Delicate strands of zucchini are topped with a light tomato and basil sauce. Use a mandoline, julienne peeler or spiralizer (spiral slicer) to cut the “pasta”. If you don’t...
Gluten Free Stuffed Zucchini Recipe
This versatile recipe for gluten free stuffed zucchini adapts itself to any number of variations. For extra protein, add cooked lentils or cubed, browned tofu; meat eaters can add 1 cup of crumbled cooked turkey sausage. Variations on the veggies include sweet red peppers, cooked winter squash and any variety of mushrooms. Let your imagination...
One Pot Meals: Pasta with Broccoli, Greens and Sun Dried Tomato Pesto
This easy recipe for pasta with broccoli, greens and sun dried tomato pesto is a great dish if you’re looking for a one-pot meal.
Quick Piadini (Italian Flatbread) with Wild Mushrooms, Greens and Romesco Sauce
Piadini are the Italian version of pita, and this recipe for quick piadini with wild mushrooms, greens and chevre may revolutionize how you view sandwiches. These flatbreads make wonderful containers for a meal: simply place your stuffing on one side, fold it over, cut, and eat it with your hands. In Italy, piadini are filled with garlicky...
Almost Famous 2013: Young Chefs Compete for A Stellar Year of Mentoring
San Pellegrino’s Almost Famous Chef competition is off to a strong start. The contest, which is in its 11th year, offers culinary students the opportunity to vie for a yearlong mentorship with one of the master chef judges who preside over the finals at Napa Valley’s Greystone CIA. Contestants from all over the US and Canada convene at 10...
Time Saving Nutrition for Busy Professionals
Busy lives require good time management, and make ahead meals can tip the scales towards better nutrition when time is tight. The soups and stews that follow benefit from sitting for a day in your fridge so flavors can meld. They can also be frozen, so you can make a pot of soup or stew and freeze it in single serve containers for lunch or...
Almost Famous Chef Competition 2013: A Dream Come True for Kristen Thibeault
Chef Kristen Thibeault, owner of Kombu Kitchen in Boston, won the Napa Valley finals of the Almost Famous Chef Competition on March 10. The competition, now in its 11th year, wrapped up at the Greystone CIA in St Helena, California.
Spicy Peach Barbecue Sauce
This easy recipe for spicy peach barbecue sauce uses the best of summer’s bounty to make a tangy-sweet-spicy blend that’s excellent on fish, seitan, tofu, tempeh, chicken or ribs.