The Ultimate Vegan Nachos
by Heidi Swanson on December 28, 2019 at 1:25 am
Oozy, cheesy, loaded vegan nachos everyone loves. When you need a nacho fix, this is how you should roll. At least once. Nachos are always a crowd pleaser, and this is no exception. Continue reading The Ultimate Vegan Nachos on 101 Cookbooks
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.
Sweet Potato Mash (with Pecans)
by Lisa Leake on November 26, 2019 at 2:47 pm
Step up your dinner plate presentation with my Sweet Potato Mash topped with toasted pecans. This side dish pairs perfectly with pork chops and holiday dinners.
Super Easy Icebox Sugar Cookies (with natural dyes!)
by Lisa Leake on December 10, 2019 at 3:47 pm
These Super Easy Icebox Sugar Cookies are great for cookie exchanges or as a tasty treat for Santa. Get creative by adding natural dyes to the frosting.
by Heidi Swanson on December 4, 2019 at 3:50 pm
Around the holidays these pretty, sugared, sparkling cranberries are perfect. Tart and sweet, they glint and wink in the surrounding holiday lights, and lend a striking dash of red to the table. Continue reading Sparkling Cranberries on 101 Cookbooks
Simple Pasta with Peas and Ham
by Lisa Leake on December 3, 2019 at 2:48 pm
For those busy weeknights, this Simple Pasta with Peas and Ham dinner comes together quickly for a meal the entire family will enjoy.
Sheet Pan Chicken and Fall Vegetables
by Lisa Leake on November 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm
This quick and easy Sheet Pan Chicken and Fall Vegetable dinner is full of flavor and provides easy cleanup.
Rosewater Shortbread Cookies
by Heidi Swanson on December 10, 2019 at 4:20 pm
One of my favorites. Classic, buttery, whole wheat shortbread cookies fragrant with rosewater, flecked with toasted nuts, and dried rose petals. Continue reading Rosewater Shortbread Cookies 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
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
by Heidi Swanson on December 5, 2019 at 3:55 pm
Everything you want in a classic gingerbread cookie. These are classic, spice-flecked, and delicious. Continue reading Gingerbread Cookies 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.
Easy Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers
by Lisa Leake on December 18, 2019 at 4:03 pm
This easy Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers dinner requires only 10 minutes prep, and it’s in the oven! It goes perfectly over brown rice & an optional fried egg.
Curried Tomato Tortellini Soup
by Heidi Swanson on December 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm
A crowd-pleasing lentil and tomato-based stew, dotted with plump, tender dumplings, spiked with a range of spices, and boosted with plenty of spinach. Continue reading Curried Tomato Tortellini Soup on 101 Cookbooks
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
A Simple Brown Rice Sushi Bowl
by Heidi Swanson on December 27, 2019 at 3:50 pm
This sushi bowl recipe is simply a de-constructed sushi roll – brown rice, tofu, avocado, toasted nori and green onions served with a simple citrus-soy dressing. Simple and delicious. Continue reading A Simple Brown Rice Sushi Bowl on 101 Cookbooks
20 Fantastic Noodle Soups to Cook this Winter
by Heidi Swanson on December 29, 2019 at 3:25 pm
Everyone needs an arsenal of great noodle soup recipes for winter. Here are twenty fantastic options from ramens and pho, to soba bowls. Continue reading 20 Fantastic Noodle Soups to Cook this Winter on 101 Cookbooks