Tags: fall

Indian Toor Dal Soup with Turmeric

There’s nothing more comforting than a steaming bowl of soup—am I right? This recipe is a special one because it is Indian inspired and uses a special ingredient: yellow split peas (also known as pigeon peas or toor dal). This flavorful soup is also loaded with health-promoting ingredients like carrots, ginger, turmeric, and garlic. Whether…

Sweet Winter Squash Bisque

Autumn is a cozy season and what better way to embrace that than through a warming, deliciously creamy Sweet Winter Squash Bisque! I’m always looking for new recipes and, with fall veggies in full bloom, the possibilities are endless. Everything is aligned as nature provides us with delightful, warming vegetables whose filling, grounding effect our…

Roasted Root Vegetables

I really enjoy eating seasonally and locally whenever possible. When the weather changes, we often naturally crave what’s in season. Right now delicious and highly nutritious root vegetables are plentiful in stores and markets. Now that the days are shorter and colder, I most definitely crave comforting, warm vegetables. The method is very simple. Chop…

Candied Walnuts to Spruce Up Salad, Oatmeal, and Beyond!

My mom has been making these candied walnuts (or “sugared walnuts”) for years. Whenever she has a dinner party she tosses them on salad (they’re perfect on a fresh salad with sliced pear, figs, dried cranberries, and a tangy vinaigrette). And every single time mom serves this salad at least one person comments about how…

Peet’s Coffee Is Serving Up Vegan Pumpkin Lattés This Fall

Sad story. Starbucks can’t make their popular Pumpkin Spice Latté vegan in the U.S., even when you swap out cow’s milk for soy or almond milk. Why? The second ingredient in the pumpkin spice sauce is condensed skim milk. So in fact, even if you’re lactose intolerant, you should steer clear of this Starbucks fall favorite. …