Archives for posts tagged ‘peppers’

Turkey Chili, and Other Quick & Easy Soups From Bone Broths

Now that I have a 5-month-old baby, I no longer have time to prepare all of my meals from scratch. But since it is especially crucial right now to eat nourishing home-cooked meals, the best solution is to prepare them ahead of time, so that I can easily heat them up whenever I am pressed […]

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Quesadillas

  If you haven’t tried them already, another staple that you must have if you are gluten-free is La Tortilla Factory Teff Wraps.  They are delicious tortillas made from teff and millet, two very nutritious gluten-free grains.  You can use them in recipes where you would normally use a flour tortilla.  They are perfect for making […]

Rick Bayless’ Green Herb Ceviche

  I get a lot of my recipe ideas from the NY Times’ dining section.  This week they were focusing on White House chefs, which I found particularly interesting because of Michelle Obama’s commitment to children’s nutrition and gardening.  There was a recipe from the Obama’s favorite chef in Chicago, Rick Bayless, that caught my […]

Stuffed Pumpkins for Halloween!

Stuffed Pumpkins   Did you know that pumpkins are actually a variety of winter squash?  You can do many more things with them other than just bake pies and carve jack-o-lanterns.  So this week I decided to try something festive and bake stuffed pumpkins.     You can do this with mini-pumpkins or any kind of small […]

Roasted Poblano (Pasilla) Peppers

Roasted Poblano Peppers   While reading the food & wine section in the paper last week I learned how to prepare the most simple thing – roasted peppers!  Poblano (pasilla) peppers are now in season so I picked up a bunch at the farmers’ market last weekend to try it out.  They were delicious, and so easy!  […]

Pancetta & Pastured-Egg Frittata With Peppers & Cilantro

  Change is in the air.  On a whim we decided to move out of our 600-square-foot 1 bedroom apartment and within a week we were lucky enough to find a 900-square-foot flat with a dining room and huge kitchen.  So, this week we are moving.  I’m so excited!  But that means a lot of […]

Black Bean & Corn Salad

  One of the hardest things about being on a gluten-free and sugar-free diet is trying to find things to snack on during the day.  Usually my snacks consist of fruit and nuts or the occasional slice of gluten-free toast with almond butter.  But when I have long days it really helps me to have […]

Huevos Rancheros

  After making a yummy batch of turkey tacos for dinner one night, I had some leftover pico de gallo and corn tortillas, so I decided to make some huevos rancheros for breakfast.  First I toasted the tortillas lightly in a cast iron skillet.  Then once the skillet was really hot, I added a touch […]

Winter Squash & Black Bean Chili

  Now that we are experiencing the blustery dark days of winter, there is nothing like a spicy pot of chili to warm your bones.  I find this vegan recipe especially comforting, as this delicious heart-warming stew of sweet butternut squash, salted black beans and spicy chili pepper will make you forget that it’s cold outside.  […]