Scalloped, Riced Broccoli Casserole (Vegan, Dairy Free)

This recipe was born out of an absolutely fantastic deal that I scored on organic broccoli. I bought eight bunches of organic broccoli for $1.00 per bunch from my favorite local ethnic store! That’s not a misprint. I got a screamin’ good deal. So, I set out to make sure I used it or froze … Read moreScalloped, Riced Broccoli Casserole (Vegan, Dairy Free)

Chunky Kuri Squash Marinara Sauce (Vegan, No-Oil)

Last year, I got a ridiculously good deal on a huge box of kuri squash. There were about thirty small squash in a box for $10!  I cooked and experimented with kuri squash for weeks. One night, I needed something quick for supper. I had some cooked squash in the fridge and a few other … Read moreChunky Kuri Squash Marinara Sauce (Vegan, No-Oil)

How to Freeze and Cook with Kousa Squash

Kousa, a short, wide Middle Eastern squash, is the perfect size for stuffing. It is sometimes called Lebanese squash, Mexican zucchini, or gray zucchini and sports spelling variations like: coosa, cusa, or kusa. Whatever you call it, kousa squash is a true delight. Although generally treated as a vegetable, kousa squash is actually the swollen … Read moreHow to Freeze and Cook with Kousa Squash

Nutritious and Flavorful Vegan Chickpea Soup

It’s time for my world famous chickpea soup.  Okay, maybe regionally famous? Truthfully, I have served this soup to many friends and relatives who would categorize themselves as meat eaters.  Nearly every single one of them has given this soup two enthusiastic thumbs up! I created this recipe probably 20 years ago.  I love the … Read moreNutritious and Flavorful Vegan Chickpea Soup

Quick and Easy Zucchini Chips in the Air Fryer

A few years ago, I set out to recreate a childhood favorite, fried zucchini chips, sans the oil. Like most Americans, I am watching my waistline and avoiding excess calories wherever and whenever possible. That’s why the invention of the air fryer was like manna from heaven. The ability to achieve the crispy golden taste … Read moreQuick and Easy Zucchini Chips in the Air Fryer