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Fennel with Seitan, Corn and Quinoa (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In my Food for Life class earlier today, one of the dishes that I prepared was a tasty orange and fennel salad . I had most of a fennel bulb left, and wanted to explore some ... Read on »
Creamy Navy Beans with Baby Bok Choy, Waterless Potatoes (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have never cooked with navy beans and decided to give them a try tonight. I had dried beans and should have soaked them overnight, but the pressure cooker is quite forgi ... Read on »
Sweet Potato with Sweet Potato Leaf and Seitan, served with Mixed Vegetable Orzo in Roasted Red... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife came home from the local farmers' market with biodynamic sweet potato greens. I didn't know that they were edible, but they are! I found a nice article about the gre ... Read on »
Cauliflower with Quinoa and Black Beans, Waterless Kale (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I decided to try cooking cauliflower in the pressure cooker since my stew from August 29 came out so well. I had prepared some black beans (soaked for 10m in boiling water, ... Read on »
Anasazi Beans with Vegetables served with Jade Pearl Rice with Shiitake Mushroom by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was looking for cranberry beans in the store a few days ago but didn't find them. Instead, I thought I'd try a bean new for me, Anasazi ones. My wife and I enjoyed a t ... Read on »
Crimini Mushroom and Vegetable Medley served with Jade Pearl Rice with Coconut Curry Tempeh (No... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife was out and my daughter was hungry, so I made a quick dinner for her (leftover South Indian food from a restaurant). That freed me up to use some hot chili peppe ... Read on »
Chickpeas with Brown Rice Maifun Noodles, Quinoa with Vegetables (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My brother in Southern California sent us a package that we just received today of pomegranates! We love them fresh, but they are also interesting to cook with. One o ... Read on »
Cranberry Bean Stew, Waterless Baby Broccoli with Seitan (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking On Wednesday , I had soaked some cranberry beans and was planning on pressure cooking them for 20-25 minutes as the main part of a dish the next day. However, I had a ne ... Read on »
Leftover Cauliflower Stew, Fiction Kitchen Cornbread, Sauteed Tempeh by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was on my own for dinner tonight. I had a simple but filling dinner. My wife had dinner last night at a local favorite, vegetarian Fiction Kitchen . We almost always get t ... Read on »
Deep Dish Cornmeal Crust Pizza with Crumbled Seitan, Chickpea and Red Pepper Fries by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife was out tonight, so it was just my daughter and me for dinner, and I thought I'd have her help me make a pizza! We used a nice frozen crust that we like, Vicolo ... Read on »
Reworked Cauliflower Stew, Spicy Corn-off-the-Cob (Almost No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We are happy to have my wife back in town! I put dinner together quickly for my daughter by serving leftovers for her (vegan macaroni and "cheese") along with tomato and ... Read on »
Vegan Macaroni and "Cheese" (new Earth Balance brand, including analysis), Smoked Tofu, Reduced... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My daughter loves vegan macaroni and cheese and I thought that I'd prepare some for her tonight. I like to make my own "cheese sauce" (I described this past April the Fo ... Read on »
Angel Hair Tofu Shirataki with Vegan Vodka Pasta Sauce and Vegetables, Vegan Sausage, Raw Kale... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife left this morning for a wedding that she is a bridesmaid for and returns on Monday. So my daughter and I are on my own. At times like these, I like to offer my d ... Read on »
Cauliflower Stew, Vegetable Uttapam (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ingredients Head of cauliflower, cut into florets 1 zucchini, chopped into 3/8" cubes 2 cloves garlic, chopped into 1/8" or finer pieces 1/4t dried oregano ... Read on »
Cooking chickpeas in a pressure cooker: Chickpea with Quinoa, Broccoli, and Marinara served with... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This past weekend for a potluck dinner, we brought a quinoa and chickpea dish that was my wife's creation. I used the Instant Pot to prepare the chickpeas. I found well ... Read on »
Golden Beet with Potato, Waterless Peas and Carrots, Guacamole by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My daughter was hungry and had in mind some leftovers, but I wanted her to also have some freshly made vegetables. She asked for peas, and I offered peas and carrots; ... Read on »
Green Lentils with Potato and Kale, Quinoa (No Added Fat, partially Waterless Cooking) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking . I thought that I would make a dish with lentils in the Instant Pot pressure cooker. I've had good luck including small squares of kale, and thought that I would expe ... Read on »