Vegetarian Split Pea Soup
by Heidi Swanson on February 15, 2020 at 3:15 pm
A delicious, simple vegetarian split pea soup made from an impossibly short list of ingredients. Seriously, just five! Continue reading Vegetarian Split Pea Soup on 101 Cookbooks
Tips For Cutting Out Processed Food: From Reader Stephanie
by Lisa Leake on February 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Full-time mom and wife, Stephanie, shares how switching to real food eventually became a habit and saved her family money in this guest post.
Tips For Cutting Out Processed Food: From Reader Sara
by Lisa Leake on February 11, 2020 at 2:35 pm
Mom, Sara, shares how she gets her kids involved in the kitchen and other tips and advice for cutting out processed food in this guest post.
Tips For Cutting Out Processed Food: From Reader Liz
by Lisa Leake on February 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm
Mom of three, Liz, shares why reading ingredient labels is so important—especially for her family—plus other great tips and advice in this guest post.
Tips For Cutting Out Processed Food: From Reader Darci
by Lisa Leake on January 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Working mom and blog reader Darci shares her top 5 tips for cutting out processed food, health changes, and how she plans her meals in this guest post.
The Best Real Food Freezer Meals to Save You Money
by Kiran Dodeja Smith on December 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm
See why we agree that freezer meals can save you money and time. Included are 6 real food meals you can quickly and easily freeze for dinner later.
Teriyaki Glazed Meatball Lettuce Wraps
by Lisa Leake on January 7, 2020 at 11:03 pm
Enjoy an Asian inspired meal with delicious Teriyaki Glazed Meatballs served with lettuce cups and rice.
Super Swiss Meringues
by Heidi Swanson on January 25, 2020 at 2:22 am
Let’s make beautiful, billowy Swiss meringue! You can shape it into all sorts of shapes and swooshes, or punctuate with a range of nuts, seeds, and spices. Continue reading Super Swiss Meringues on 101 Cookbooks
Spicy Tempeh Crumble Bowl
by Heidi Swanson on February 1, 2020 at 12:07 am
A riff on one of my favorite recipes in Andrea Nguyen’s Vietnamese Food Any Day – a caramelized tempeh crumble. The sort of thing that immediately becomes the best component in your rice bowl. Continue reading Spicy Tempeh Crumble Bowl on 101 Cookbooks
Seeded Pumpkin and Feta Muffins
by Heidi Swanson on February 7, 2020 at 9:55 pm
Savory muffins packed with spinach, feta and Parmesan cheeses, black pepper, mustard, and sunflower seeds. Adapted from a recipe in a lovely little self-published Australian cookbook, Martha Goes Green. Continue reading Seeded Pumpkin and Feta Muffins on 101 Cookbooks
Really Great Vegan Ramen
by Heidi Swanson on February 4, 2020 at 4:20 pm
Today we’re going to tackle great vegan ramen. Vegetarian or vegan ramen can absolutely be as good as its meat-based counterparts. You introduce your favorite noodles to a rich, miso-scallion nut-milk broth. Add a blitz of seasonal toppings, and spicy turmeric oil to finish. Continue reading Really Great Vegan Ramen on 101 Cookbooks
Pasta with Etruscan Sauce
by Heidi Swanson on January 11, 2020 at 2:57 am
From the Pasta Grannies series, this is a simple pasta with a special sauce made from a quick puree of sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, parsley, and garlic. It’s fast, strong, adaptable, and doesn’t disappoint. Continue reading Pasta with Etruscan Sauce on 101 Cookbooks
Mushroom Scallion Tartine with Poblano Yogurt
by Heidi Swanson on January 9, 2020 at 5:20 pm
A substantial, delicious, mushroom sheet pan sandwich recipe. You roast a bunch of mushrooms and scallions in a hot oven, whip up a simple poblano yogurt while those are roasting. So good! Continue reading Mushroom Scallion Tartine with Poblano Yogurt on 101 Cookbooks
Life Changing Green Rice Porridge (Instant Pot, Vegan)
by Heidi Swanson on December 30, 2019 at 4:10 pm
I don’t use the term life changing lightly, but this rice porridge recipe fits the bill. It’s a one pot, effortless, green, nutrient-packed twist on one of my favorite things to eat. Continue reading Life Changing Green Rice Porridge (Instant Pot, Vegan) on 101 Cookbooks
Last Minute Red Lasagna
by Heidi Swanson on January 8, 2020 at 3:15 pm
Everyone needs a go-to lasagna recipe. A great one. This is a true weeknight lasagna. No pre-cooking sauces, no pre-cooking noodles. You, literally, stir the first five ingredients together into a vibrant crushed tomato sauce, and start layering. Continue reading Last Minute Red Lasagna on 101 Cookbooks
Heirloom Bean and Mushroom “Carnitas” Casserole
by Heidi Swanson on January 18, 2020 at 1:30 am
A favorite Rancho Gordo heirloom bean casserole recipe. The smell of garlic and herbs baking alongside the beans, simmering tomatoes, and mushrooms will bring neighbors in off the sidewalk. Continue reading Heirloom Bean and Mushroom “Carnitas” Casserole on 101 Cookbooks
by Heidi Swanson on January 28, 2020 at 4:45 pm
To make great guacamole you have to go off-recipe. It’s all about the in-between steps, decisions, and knowing when avocados are at their best. Continue reading Guacamole on 101 Cookbooks
Green Falafel Bowl
by Heidi Swanson on January 16, 2020 at 3:05 pm
The star of this show is the golden-crusted, green spinach falafel. Lemon-flecked, made with chickpeas, you see them tucked into this rainbow assortment of hummus, pita, kale, cucumber, and carrots. Continue reading Green Falafel Bowl on 101 Cookbooks
Golden-crusted Sesame Seeded Tofu
by Heidi Swanson on January 10, 2020 at 5:32 pm
In the April 1998 issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine there was a recipe for Sesame Asparagus and Tofu. I ripped it out, and cooked it a hundred times in the twenty years since. Continue reading Golden-crusted Sesame Seeded Tofu on 101 Cookbooks
Fancy White Cheese Toasts (a fun snack or app!)
by Lisa Leake on January 22, 2020 at 5:07 pm
I’m sharing four different ways to amp up the classic cheese toast with fresh ingredients that can be enjoyed as a snack or appetizer or any other meal.
Eat This, Instead of That (product comparisons!)
by Lisa Leake on December 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm
In a world of processed food, it can be challenging to know what is truly “healthy.” I’ve put together a list of items you should eat instead of others.
Daddy Daughter Cooking Date Night
by Lisa Leake on February 7, 2020 at 3:03 pm
I’m sharing a fun daddy-daughter cooking date night idea that is made easy with Blue Apron. This is the perfect way to get the whole family cooking together.
Creamy Coconut Lime Chicken & Vegetables
by Lisa Leake on January 3, 2020 at 6:47 pm
Enjoy a Thai inspired creamy coconut lime sauce over chicken and veggies in this easy weeknight dinner recipe.
Brilliant Non-Alcoholic Cocktails Everyone Loves
by Heidi Swanson on December 31, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Non-alcoholic cocktails don’t have to be a bummer. Play around with aqua frescas, shrubs, kombuchas, and fresh fruit syrups. All can be fun components in booze-free drinks like these. Continue reading Brilliant Non-Alcoholic Cocktails Everyone Loves on 101 Cookbooks
An Incredible No Bake Chocolate Cake
by Heidi Swanson on February 12, 2020 at 2:40 pm
The easiest chocolate cake you’ll ever make. And it’s always a huge hit. It’s the sort of easy dessert perfect for summer, and entertaining, because you don’t need to heat your oven. Continue reading An Incredible No Bake Chocolate Cake on 101 Cookbooks