Main Dishes

Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto (vegan, gluten-free)

I got my first spiralizer in 2008. I had just switched to a plant-based diet, and very quickly started eating 85% raw foods. Then, somehow, the spiralizer was pushed to the back of the cupboard and I forgot about it. With my increased focus on nutrient-dense and unprocessed foods, the spiralizer has once again become …

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Stuffed Portobello mushrooms (vegan)

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Stuffed portobello mushrooms have been my favorite holiday meal for years. I’ve made them with wheat bread stuffing and cornbread stuffing, with and without nuts, and with and without tofu. I’ve topped them with mushroom sauce and red pepper sauce and gravy and vegan cheese. This year, with little time to cook and tiny kitchen …

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Pizza with cornmeal crust

Cornmeal Pizza Crust

I’ve been making pizza since my teenage years. I always struggled with getting a nice, thin, crisp crust that isn’t tough and over-baked. Then I went to a vegan restaurant in Guadalajara, Mexico, that served a pizza with a cornmeal crust. It was crunchy without being tough. It was flavorful without overpowering the toppings. It inspired …

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