Nutrient-Rich, Budget-Friendly Chickpeas

Nutrient-Rich, Budget-Friendly Chickpeas

“Vegetarian and frugal it may be, but the chickpea is one of the most versatile ingredients you could keep in your cupboards.” — Yotam Ottolenghi   With inflation having such an impact on our food budgets, it can be helpful to identify pantry-friendly foods that not...
Zesty Arugula – Another Dark, Leafy Green

Zesty Arugula – Another Dark, Leafy Green

photo: Canva   Known as “rocket” in Greece, as “roquette” in France, and as “rucola” in Italy, arugula is a tender, crisp, dark leafy green enjoyed across the world in numerous raw and cooked dishes.   Native to the Mediterranean and Southern Europe dating...
Featured Ingredient: Plant-Based Proteins

Featured Ingredient: Plant-Based Proteins

Photo: Dragna Marius on Unsplash   Plant-based proteins is a topic I am often asked about in the cooking classes I offer. About 5% of Americans identify as vegetarians according to recent consumer surveys, with an increasing number of non-vegetarians replacing...