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Romanesco Cauliflower Stew, Spicy Seitan on English Muffin by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We were out all afternoon and stopped to shop at Whole Foods Market on the way home, where my daughter enjoyed vegan pizza. I was left to put a quick late meal together ... Read on »
Leftover Sticks and Stones Pizza, Lentil and Corn Stew by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We were looking forward to going out to see Nrityagram Dance Ensemble performing nearby tonight. I wanted to put a quick meal together and had a few slices of leftover p ... Read on »
Kiddo's Kale and Tangelo Salad, Tofu Shirataki Noodles with Marinara, Vegan Sausage by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife ate leftovers on her own early so that she could see a film. I took advantage of not cooking for my wife by using tofu shirataki noodles (my wife has problems di ... Read on »
Sprouted Brown Rice, Waterlessly-Cooked Broccoli and Seitan with Marinara, Salad by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We enjoyed celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday yesterday by visiting a nice children's museum a little over an hour away and stopping in Greensboro, NC enroute ... Read on »
Apple-Fennel Soup (cooked waterlessly before blending), Leftover Seitan with Mushroom and Potato,... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I taught a Food for Life class two days ago, including using fennel, and had about a bulb of fennel on hand. I found a fennel apple soup recipe online that calls for sautein ... Read on »
Remade Spaghetti Squash cooked Waterlessly with Sweet Potato, Mekong Flower Rice, Leftover Tempeh... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We still had a lot of leftovers from our banquet on Sunday, so invited a friend to dine with us. I heated the leftovers, including adding marinara to roasted vegetables ... Read on »
Kale and Turnip Vegetable Soup, Leftover Curried Tempeh by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We are going through some cold weather, so I thought that soup would again be a good idea. never cooked squash in a waterless fashion (put in a high quality Saladmaster ... Read on »
Waterless Acorn Squash and Potato topped with Vegan "Cheese" Sauce (Almost No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have never cooked squash in a waterless fashion (put in a high quality Saladmaster pan with no water, oil, or anything else; bring to medium high heat, covered, until ... Read on »
Cranberry Beans with Mekong Flower Rice-Broccoli (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Happy New Year! We went out for dinner the last two nights of 2014, one night for a party and the other to celebrate First Night. Traditionally in the South, black eyed ... Read on »
Eggplant and Potato served with Grilled Jerk Eggplant and Jade Pearl Rice (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have tried cooking with eggplant in my Instant Pot , where it takes  only 2-3 minutes to cook. I've been thinking that more flavor would be in the eggplant if it were sa ... Read on »
Black Eyed Peas with Kale, Jade Pearl Rice with Shiitake Mushroom, Baby Arugula Salad (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My family loves Jade pearl rice but we've not been able to find it locally for some weeks now. But I found a single bag of it a few days ago! I picked up some shiitake m ... Read on »
Spicy Cauliflower Stew, Brown Jasmine Rice Pilaf (Almost No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This past August, I made a tasty cauliflower stew . My wife picked up a head of cauliflower, and that brought back nice memories of it, as well as a creamy mashed cauliflowe ... Read on »
Rainbow Chard with Black Beans (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My daughter and I picked out a beautiful bunch of rainbow chard a day or two ago, and I thought it would be nice to make a pressure-cooked meal with it today. I thought that ... Read on »
Baby Sweet Potato with Brussels Sprouts and Lentils (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday, a friend brought a bag of small sweet potatoes that she has been finding at her nearby farmer's market. I'll call them "baby sweet potatoes" and update here with ... Read on »
Brown Lentil Dhal with Sweet Potato and Baby Greens (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It was a cool and rainy day, and the idea of a hot lentil dish sounded appealing. I made a nice brown lentil dhal with kale, corn, and preserved lemon this past July in my I ... Read on »
Black Beans and Plantain with Brown Jasmine Rice (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was in the mood of cooking with plantain, and we picked one up last night. In May 2012, I made a Cuban "moros y cristianos" black bean-plantain dish , but today wanted ... Read on »
Rutabaga and Pineapple with Seitan, served with Whole Wheat Orzo by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I picked up a pineapple on sale from Weaver Street Market a few days ago and thought that we'd enjoy some fresh, maybe put some with tangerines perhaps in my blender for a b ... Read on »
Tempeh-Broccolini-Kale with Avocado Salad and Thin Crispy Crackers (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thanksgiving was great last week. We had 122 people at our pre-Thanksgiving on Monday and 622 at Thanksgiving. All three evening news programs covered our Thanksgiving even ... Read on »
Chickpeas and Kale (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and I am looking forward to our annual Triangle Vegetarian Society Thanksgiving. We host the country's largest vegetarian (all vegan) Thanksgiving ... Read on »