• Baked Polenta Discs with Vegan Wild Mushroom Ragout

    Easy Appetizer: Polenta Discs Baked polenta discs are one of my favorite vessels to use for appetizers.  You can buy a tube at almost any grocery store. Slice it up into 1/2-inch thick discs, bake them off, and you’re ready for topping. Because polenta is gluten-free and vegan, I can serve them to just about

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  • Peppery Southern Grits with Sweet Heat Tomato Jam and Caramelized Chard

    Advanced |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 60 minutes |  Yield: about 8 cups (4 big bowls) Grits are Southern comfort food.  Cooked slowly, with love, they become the hearty base for oil-free braised chard.  A Sweet-Heat Tomato Jam packs more flavor as sweet tomatoes get a kick from spicy peppers and bright balsamic.  This

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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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