• Baked Spiced Crunchy Chickpeas

    Medium  |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 70 minutes |  Yield: 4 big bowls A mix of flavorful spices coat chickpeas in this easy recipe.  An oil-free coating from ground flax helps create a crunchy texture.   Make a batch of this gluten-free, plant-based, vegan recipe for healthy snacking.  Use on a Buddha Bowl, in place

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  • Vegan Butternut Squash Italian Polenta

    Medium |  Servings: 6  |  Ready In: 60 minutes |  Yield: about 8-9 cups This creamy polenta recipe is classic Italian comfort food.  Butternut squash adds natural sweetness and beautiful golden color for this Fall-inspired vegan recipe.  Naturally gluten-free, serve this with Smoky Sweet Braised Giant Lima Beans, French Mayo Coba Bean Red Wine Stew with Parsnip

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  • The Ultimate Baked Latkes: How to Make Healthy, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Oil-Free Jewish Potato Pancakes

      Medium  |  Servings: 2  |  Ready In: 30minutes |  Yield: 1 big frittata This oil-free vegan latkes recipe is a healthy take on a classic Jewish tradition.  Shredded potatoes come together with a bit of gluten-free flour for a dish everyone can enjoy  Serve these with Easy Applesauce for Hanukkah or enjoy as a

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  • Easy Oil-Free Garlic Greens

    Easy |  Servings: 6  |  Ready In: 15  minutes |  Yield: 6 cups This easy, oil-free starts by infusing water with garlic and red chili flake. Dark greens like chard, kale, and spinach then sauté for a simple plant-based recipe that is full of delicious Italian flavor.  Enjoy on its own or serve with Pasta “alla

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  • Purple Potato Breakfast Hash

    Easy  |  Servings: 4 |  Ready In: 35 minutes |  Yield: 8 cups soup Sometimes inspiration just comes in a color. Kids will love helping you find “purple foods” to add to this healthy, fat-free breakfast hash. This vegan, oil-free recipe is a great dish for entertaining at brunch or a side dish for dinner. 

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  • Baby Rapini: If Broccoli and Arugula Had a Green Baby

    Baby Rapini: If Broccoli and Arugula Had a Green Baby Baby Rapini is a super-green, related to broccoli, kale, and arugula. Join Chef Katie Simmons at the farmer’s market as describes the sweet-peppery flavors of this vegetable, plus healthy ideas on how to use in recipes and saute.   How to Use in Recipes: Use

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  • Romanesco: A Beautiful Natural Fractal and Basic Oil-Free Roasting

      Romanesco:  A Beautiful Natural Fractal Basic Oil-Free Roasting Romanesco is an heirloom vegetable that originated in Italy.  It’s related to cauliflower and broccoli, but it has a unique, nutty flavor.  It’s beautiful geometry makes it one of nature’s greenest fractals.  Chef Katie Simmons shows you how to steam-roast this healthy veggie for fat-free, oil-free

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  • Quinoa Cooking: Rinsing, Oil-Free Toasting, and How to Know When It’s Done

      Quinoa Cooking: Rinsing, Oil-Free Toasting, and How to Know When It’s Done Do I need to rinse quinoa? Do I need to cook it with oil? How do I know when it’s done? Chef Katie Simmons will answer all of these questions for you. Plus, she’ll share her chef’s tip on why you should

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  • Cantaloupe: How to Choose, Seed, and Cut into Chunks in Under 3 Minutes

      Cantaloupe: How to Choose, Seed, and Cut into Chunks in Under 3 Minutes How do know if a Cantaloupe is ripe?  Chef Katie Simmons shares her tips on smelling and feeling for a ripe melon.  Then she’ll show you how to seed and cut it in under 3 minutes!  This is quick, healthy, delicious

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