Bhatt Ki Dal Recipe – Traditional Kumaoni Black Bean Dal

Bhatt Ki Dal Recipe is a favourite among the Kumaon part of the country. Pahari Cuisine is famous among the  people who live in Uttarakhand or Kumaon region. It is mainly a hilly region where people eat simple and healthy food. It completely suits the difficult environment that they live under the Himalayan ranges. The […]

Italian Pasta and Bean Soup

Like Minestrone, Italian Pasta and Bean Soup is a classic, sometimes referred to as pasta e fagiole. It’s a meal in a bowl that you can complete easily with fresh garlic bread and a big salad. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons by Nava Atlas. Continuing reading Italian Pasta and Bean Soup […]

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Meet my favorite black bean soup! It takes advantage of canned black beans and comes together quickly. Yet the soup tastes remarkably fresh thanks to the carrots, celery and garlic. Cumin and a little bit of sherry vinegar (or lime juice) add a Cuban flair that takes it over the top. This lightly creamy black bean […]

Vegan White Bean Cheezy Chili

Hello December and hello comfort food! There’s a reason we don’t make chili in the summer, and that’s because of it’s deliciously cozy and warm fuzzy feelings that we so desperately need in the cold months. Today I’m sharing a brand new winter recipe! My Vegan White Bean Cheezy Chili that’s as healthy as it […]

Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup Recipe (Oil-free)

This Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup Recipe is Oil-free, just 8 simple ingredients and ready in less than an hour! It is not your ordinary bland black bean soup, but loaded with flavor and the perfect texture! JUMP TO RECIPE EASY VEGAN BLACK BEAN SOUP No more bland black bean soup my friends. I’ve had… […]

Hearty Vegan Mushroom, Bulgur, & Bean Chili

Happy Tuesday, all! I’m well behind Superbowl Sunday in posting this chili recipe, but no matter: giant pots of vegan chili are one of my favorite staples to batch cook and keep around, especially during the winter months. I scoop chili over rice, serve it with my favorite whole grain vegan cornbread, use it to […]

Tofu Scallion Black Bean Scramble

As I mentioned in Sunday’s post, baked oatmeal was my breakfast mainstay for the first four weeks of my current rotation. I have a few weekdays with long commutes, which means that a pre-cooked, ready-to-eat breakfast was a lifesaver. Plus, it was often freezing in NYC, and something warm and sweet hit the spot. I […]

Black Bean Soup

Black bean soup, a healthy, hearty, satisfying and comforting meal or side dish. It’s ready in 30 minutes and extremely easy to make. black bean soup Black beans are my favorite beans in the whole world and I tried them just a few years ago thanks to the blog. It was love at first taste! […]


QUICKIE POST, once again:I don’t know why I haven’t posted this recipe before now– it’s one of our perennial favorite soup recipes.  It’s not only nutritious and quick and easy to make– it’s adaptable as far as some of the ingredients go, hearty, filling and tasty, and can feed you well for a few days, […]

Bread Bowls, Bean Bowls, and So Many Bowls of Oats

Today’s random meal round-up is brought to you by bowls — those amazing vessels that can instantly turn any meal into comfort food! Bowls made from dinnerware material are great and all, but you know what’s better? Bowls you can eat. Like this Bread Bowl with Potato Corn Chowder from Imagine Vegan Cafe.  Our friend […]