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4 Decadent Dairy-Free Soups

Many pureed soups are made with milk, butter or cream—or a combination of all three—which is disappointing for those of use on a dairy-free diet. But it’s a common misconception [...]

Basil Pesto

Until recently, I thought pesto was out of my life forever.  Since going dairy free, I had sadly said goodbye to pesto and mourned the loss of its deliciousness.  Every [...]

Vegetable Summer Rolls

Summer Rolls and Spring Rolls often get mixed up. Spring Rolls are fried while Summer Rolls are made with rice paper wrappers and are always served cold, with a peanut based dipping [...]

Black Bean and Lentil Cakes

I have been making these lentil cakes for years now, never writing anything down. As a private chef I tend to getting working in the kitchen and try to get [...]

Asian Style Tempeh Kabobs

I have some coworkers that have never liked the flavor of tempeh. As soon as I heard this, I was determined to make my version for them and show them [...]

Beluga Lentils with Wild Mushrooms and Herbs

I was following a recipe from "The Low Fat Cookbook" today even though I wasn't cooking for someone that needed "low" fat. We all know that fat is flavor! I [...]

Vegetable Quiche with Spelt Fillo Crust

What do you do with 2 dozen extra eggs? I say its time to make quiche. The crust is made of an organic spelt fillo by "The Fillo Factory" that [...]