Best Fluffy Toronto Twister Bagels: #205 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

We’ve tried a number of bagel and soft pretzel recipes now, and this one is by far the best! The flavor that comes through with the overnight rising is unbelievable, and boiling them in honey water instead of baking soda makes it taste legit – just like a bakery in Toronto I used to goContinue reading “Best Fluffy Toronto Twister Bagels: #205 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Comfort Food Week: Recipes That Give You a Warm Hug

This week I’ve pulled out some of our comfiest recipes for when you need to whip up some good, old-fashioned, homemade comfort food. I’d love to hear about your favorite recipes too! Wishing you love and peace in your day today. #1: Breakfast Quiche A savory breakfast is a nice change around here. This quicheContinue reading “Comfort Food Week: Recipes That Give You a Warm Hug”

Savory Bean Stew with Dumplings: #188 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

We’ve made this recipe twice already, with the lovely combination of dill, rosemary, and sage warming our tummies. As a bonus, leftovers the next day are just as good as the real thing. Many thanks to the Post-Punk Kitchen for inspiration. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family andContinue reading “Savory Bean Stew with Dumplings: #188 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Lentil Miso Gravy with Seitan, Broccoli, and Quinoa: #185 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

When transitioning to a plant-based diet, it can be helpful to have some meat-like meals to soften the change. This recipe tastes like a rich beef stew, thanks to a hearty lentil miso gravy and some chopped up Field Roast plant-based meat. We enjoyed it for a comforting dinner with baby broccoli over quinoa. ThanksContinue reading “Lentil Miso Gravy with Seitan, Broccoli, and Quinoa: #185 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Vegan Malai Kofta with Zucchini and Garbanzos: #184 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Malai kofta is a classic Indian comfort food – think of tender dumplings in a creamy sauce. This recipe is a plant-based delight that blends cashews, coconut milk, and spices to create a rich sauce without all that dairy in it. The dumplings have garbanzo beans, almonds, and zucchini in them, and we added someContinue reading “Vegan Malai Kofta with Zucchini and Garbanzos: #184 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Fudgiest Plant-Based Brownies: #183 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Some days you just need a good fudgy brownie to hit the spot. This recipe is made without dairy or eggs, and is arguably more satisfying than a traditional non-vegan brownie – everyone here gobbles these up with gusto. It’s also super quick to throw together for a serious chocolate emergency. Thanks to Karissa forContinue reading “Fudgiest Plant-Based Brownies: #183 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Asparagus Leek Potato Soup: #181 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

In the spring and early summer, we can get fresh asparagus delivered in our farm box. One of the treats I like to make when this happens is a creamy asparagus and potato soup with leeks and sage. It’s a comforting, nourishing bowl of healing goodness. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainableContinue reading “Asparagus Leek Potato Soup: #181 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Soft Pretzels: #180 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Soft pretzels are boiled in baking soda water like bagels before they’re covered in salt and baked. This gives them their chewy yet fluffy texture. We made a batch of soft pretzels one recent weekend and they were gone before Monday. They’re lovely to have for lunch alongside a kale salad. It’s part of our 1,000Continue reading “Soft Pretzels: #180 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Cauliflower Tikka Masala: #176 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

We love the creamy curry-ness of a good chicken tikka, but now we’re eating more of a plant-based diet. What to do? Fortunately Jamie Oliver came to the rescue with the inspiration for this cauliflower tikka masala recipe. Very comforting comfort food, and healthy to boot. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainableContinue reading “Cauliflower Tikka Masala: #176 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

9 Budget-Friendly Recipes to Delight Your Family Without Breaking the Bank

Money is tight for many of us right now with the ongoing shutdown. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy homemade gourmet meals that feel very decadent. With a little creativity, everyday eating can save money while being healthy and delicious. These are all recipes that the kids in our house enjoyed as much asContinue reading “9 Budget-Friendly Recipes to Delight Your Family Without Breaking the Bank”