Tag Archives: asparagus
Lemon Asparagus Cream Cheeze

Lemon Asparagus Cream Cheeze

With so much beautiful asparagus at the Farmers’ Market lately, I’ve been trying to find new recipes that feature this tasty veggie.  This one looked great and seemed really easy to veganize, and since I love the combo of lemon and asparagus together, I thought I’d give it a try. This recipe was so easy [...]

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Tofu Egg Salad Crescent Cups

Tofu Egg Salad Crescent Cups

I couldn’t get eggs and asparagus out of my head when I was thinking about what to make for Easter this year, so I decided to bring both together in these tasty little Easter-inspired Tofu Egg Salad Crescent Cups. What really sets these apart is an ingredient that I learned about from vegan goddess Isa [...]

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Lemon Asparagus

Lemon Asparagus

When it comes to aphrodisiac foods, asparagus is the king!  I think that we can all see why people throughout history have given this vegetable that honor, and I mean that literally… I debated serving the spears with the classic drizzle of a hollandaise sauce, but I just didn’t feel like having to wash the [...]

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Gardein Scallopini with Mashed Zebra Potatoes & Roasted Asparagus

Gardein Scallopini with Mashed Zebra Potatoes & Roasted Asparagus

Never heard of zebra potatoes before?  Neither had I, until Ryan found these at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market.  We couldn’t resist picking some up to experiment.  Of course you never have to twist my arm to try a new variety of potato! These look like a mix between a red potato and a Yukon gold. [...]

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Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup

As I’ve said many times before, I love me a good, creamy soup!  With asparagus in season, I couldn’t resist trying this asparagus soup from Tal Ronnen’s The Conscious Cook.  For some reason I was thinking it was going to be harder to make than it actually turned out to be.  You do have to [...]

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Spring Panzanella Salad

Spring Panzanella Salad

This bright green spring salad is one of my favorites.  I love panzanella salads in general (who wouldn’t love a bread salad?!), and this version from Michael Chiarello is really awesome.  Thank god I finally like asparagus and peas – if you’d served this to me as a kid I’d have probably made a wise-crack [...]

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Creamy Penne Pasta – Aphrodisiac Style

Creamy Penne Pasta – Aphrodisiac Style

I know Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a huge deal, with a killer meal that’s absolutely perfect.  As I explained in yesterday’s post, we sometimes celebrate and sometimes don’t (usually depending on how busy we are at the time), and since our time off is precious, the last thing we want to do is [...]

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Sushi!

Sushi!

Sushi and me – a short story… When I was a kid, the thought of sushi was totally disgusting to me.  The raw fish part was gross, and yes, I now know it isn’t really all just raw fish, but I didn’t then, so I never even considered trying it. Cut to one of my first trips [...]

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