Tag Archives: carrots

What’s In Season: May

May is here — and it looks like it brought summer along with it!  Wasn’t it just two or three weeks ago that we were staring in shock at snow falling from the sky?  And here we are now, celebrating and enjoying the wonderful hot sun, forgetting what it means to be shivering and cold. […]

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Swap Recipe: Jenn’s Honey-Roasted Chickpeas, Kale + Carrot Salad

This honey-roasted chickpeas, kale and carrot salad (with a honey sesame dressing) is a simple crunchy salad with a sweet and savoury blend. This combination is but one way of using these flavours – I think the honey-roasted chickpeas could be spiced a bit more and would make a great on-the-go snack, and the dressed […]

Swap Recipe: Natalie’s Beet, Yam & Carrot Soup

Ingredients: 1 very big yam 2 very big carrots 3 beets 1 onion 2 tbsp olive oil 6-ish cups of vegetable stock 2 bay leaves 1 heaping tsp of ground ginger 1 tsp of cinnamon ½ tsp cloves Just under ½ tsp nutmeg Directions: Peel and chop up the yam, carrots and beets, and then […]

Kale and Veggiepalooza Egg Scramble

So here’s the deal — I eat a lot of kale.  I don’t do it because it’s a ‘superfood’ and it’s ‘so good for you’ (although those things are stellar.  I’m down for some hearty nutrients any day, hey.) — I do it because kale is delicious.  However, despite the fact that a.) I am an […]

Provencal Leek and Lavender Stew with Heirloom Carrots

This hearty aromatic stew is roughly modeled on the Leek and Bean Cassoulet with Biscuits recipe from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s infamous Veganomicon. I had been considering the cassoulet recipe for a while as a fall dish for Harvest Noon, a cooperatively-run cafe for which I test recipes. However, another member mentioned that they had tried […]

Autumn Latkes: Vegan, Gluten-Free, AND Baked?!

As I mentioned in my previous post, I am part of the menu-planning group at Harvest Noon Cafe. We modify and test the recipes we dig up to meet the cafe’s mandate: affordable vegan lunches produced with local, organic ingredients. We try to make our mains gluten-free as well. We are at that time of […]