Quick Fix Vegetarian

Versatile Quick Red Bean Dal

June 24, 2008

I thought I’d share a recipe from my Summerfest demo – the Quick Red Bean Dal from Vegan Fire & Spice. To show the versatility of the Quick Red Bean Dal, I first prepared it as a main dish over rice (see photo). I then spread some onto tortillas with some curried mashed potatoes made […]

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Oprah’s Vegan Challenge

May 22, 2008

I’m so happy to see that Oprah is going vegan—for 21 days, at least — in what she’s calling a “21-day cleanse as a way to jump-start an inner makeover.” In this plan, she has eliminated animal products from her diet and has invited her fans to join her. How cool is that? Helping her […]

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Happy Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2008

Couldn’t let Cinco de Mayo pass without posting a recipe in honor of the occasion. This rich creamy soup has a refreshing note of lime and is especially good made with homemade salsa. To save time, you can use a bottled salsa and instead of making your own tortilla strips, simply garnish with some corn […]

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Enter the Creative Couscous Cake Contest

April 10, 2008

Everyone’s enthusiasm for couscous cakes has inspired a contest: The Creative Couscous Cake Contest! As I’ve said before, the variations on this recipe are only limited by your imagination. Just prepare a batch of couscous, using fruit juice or other sweet liquid, instead of the usual water, press it into a greased springform pan (I […]

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Craving Couscous Cake

April 9, 2008

I discovered a great post and photo of my Pumpkin Couscous Cake from Vegan Planet on To Live and Eat in LA — a blog that I very much enjoy reading. All the talk about couscous cakes reminded me of how much I like making (and eating) them!I started making couscous cakes many years ago […]

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Enter the VegCooking.com ‘Fire & Spice’ Contest

April 2, 2008

I was so pleased to learn that Vegcooking.com is having a “Vegan Fire & Spice Cookbook Contest.” Enter the contest to win the Grand Prize — a set of three of my cookbooks: Vegan Fire & Spice, Vegetarian Meat & Potatoes, and the Proggy Award-winning (all vegan) Quick-Fix Vegetarian. Two runners-up will each receive a […]

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