• Spicy Calabrian Style Whole Wheat Pasta Shells

    Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 15  minutes |  Yield: 8-10 cups Small, spicy red cherry peppers are traditional to this Calabrian-style pasta recipe. Whole wheat pasta shells add satisfying texture and healthy plant-based, vegan protein. Enjoy this for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.  If you like this, you’ll also love Pasta ‘alla Norma’:

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  • Gluten-Free Vegan Mac and Sweet Potato “Geez!”

    Medium |  Servings: 4 |  Ready In: 60 minutes |  Yield: about 8 cups Cheesy, creamy, and comforting – this easy, vegan mac and cheese leaves you satisfied on so many levels. A rich, oil-free vegan cheese sauce comes from roasted sweet potatoes and soaked cashews. Gluten-free chickpea noodles make this a dish everyone can

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  • Indian Cooking: Delicious, Oil-Free Recipes any Cook Can Master

    It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to cooking Indian food.  Many of use didn’t grown up learning the five different types of Masala and using ingredients like asafetida and mustard seed.  Here are Indian recipes that any cook can master.  From dal to chutney, these dishes will help you understand the fundamentals of

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  • Pasta “alla Norma” – Eggplant with Gluten-Free Chickpea Cavatappi Pasta and Spicy Red Sauce

    Medium |  Servings: 4 |  Ready In: 75 minutes |  Yield: about 10 cups Gluten-free Cavatappi pasta noodles hold chunks of roasted eggplant and spicy tomato sauce for this classic Italian dish.  The traditional version uses lots of oil and cheese, but this healthy vegan version roasts the eggplant until golden brown.  Make a batch

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  • Indian and Italian Cuisines: 6 Things you Already Know about Italian Food Can Help you Understand Indian Cuisine

    “Nobody Can Be an Expert on Indian Food” — Madhur Jaffrey When it comes to Indian cuisine, it can be quite confusing.  Many of us simply aren’t used to 5 different types of Masala, and a typical Indian menu can be quite overwhelming.  However, many of us can understand the basics of Italian cuisine.  We’ve

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  • Italian Winter Minestrone Soup

              Medium |  Servings: 5 |  Ready In: 25 minutes |  Yield: 8 cups Hearty minestrone soup brings simple Italian flavor to whatever vegetables are in season.  This winter version  uses hearty Swiss chard, potatoes, and red kidney beans.  You can “clean out the fridge” with any vegetables in this fat-free,

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  • Whole Wheat Orzo Ratatouille Vegetable Pasta Salad

    Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 35 minutes |  Yield: about 6 cups Summer’s freshest vegetables come together with healthy whole wheat orzo in this satisfying oil-free French pasta salad.  This makes a great plant-based dish for a picnic or serve at a summer party as a vegan side.  Enjoy with Grilled Asparagus Kalamata

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  • 10-Minute Gluten-Free Pasta Romana

    Easy |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 15 minutes |  Yield: about  7-8 cups Need a healthy dinner in 10 minutes?  This one-pot pasta dish uses gluten-free brown rice noodles from Perfect Earth for a satisfying, plant-based vegan dinner.  Italian “Romana” flavors refers to the classic combination of tomato, spinach, and garlic.  Here, both sun-dried

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  • Lemony Kale Rigatoni Pasta

    Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 15  minutes |  Yield: 8-10 cups This vegan, oil-free Italian recipe pairs dark kale with creamy white beans and crunchy pistachios.  Whole wheat rigatoni works great to hold the lemony white wine sauce, but you can also use brown rice pasta shells for a gluten-free version. Ingredients 1

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