Warm and Healthy Vegetarian Coconut Curry: a simple recipe for a deliciously warm soup on a chilly day. | Tasting Everything

Deliciously Warm and Incredibly Healthy Vegetarian Coconut Curry

  It is cold, grey, windy, raining, and beautiful. Naturally, that makes this the perfect sort of day for some soup. Not just any soup, but a creamy vegetarian coconut curry with lots of lime and a little kick. We’re watching my parents dogs this weekend, which means I’m currently sitting on a couch, covered in a […]

Healthy, simple, and delicious baked sweet potato fries. A gluten-free vegan recipe that's incredibly tasty and simple to make | Tasting Everything

Healthy Sweet Potato Fries With Cilantro-Scallion Dipping Sauce

Snack time! Trying to be at least reasonably responsible, a healthy snack was the right decision. Healthy sweet potato fries needed to happen! This lonely sweet potato has been sitting on my kitchen shelf, staring at me for several days. There was no plan for what to do with him. The last time I went out for […]

Basic and Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oils: fun and easy ideas for DIY holiday gifts | Tasting Everything

Two Chili Oils and a Hot Sauce – Simple DIY Gift Ideas!

    As I mentioned in the last post, the time has come (“the Walrus said…,”) to use the pile of remaining peppers from the garden, and it occurred to me that these might actually be good DIY gift ideas! I decided on a first attempt at homemade hot sauce and also two different chili oils: […]

Gluten-free vegetarian spring rolls with vegetables, crispy tofu and homemade peanut sauce. | Tasting Everything

Healthy Vegetarian Summer Rolls with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

  Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’,… As I mentioned in my last post, I was in the mood for summer rolls! Fresh, bright, simple, and something that would be really fun with the peanut sauce I made the other day. I decided to go with vegetarian summer rolls and use crispy fried sesame tofu, but they would be just […]

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Garlicky Roast Tomato Hummus – a healthy and creamy good time!

I am absolutely addicted to hummus, so since I was craving some this afternoon and am already sitting on a bunch of seriously yummy dried tomatoes and basil oil, I though that trying out a new hummus recipe might be a fun project for this afternoon! Any snack that’s high in protein, full of flavor, and […]

Clear Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho: a surprisingly easy vegan and gluten-free health and seasonal recipe | Tasting Everything

Clear Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho with Basil Oil: A Recipe

It’s another seriously hot day here in Napa! It looks like the high today is 102°, but if it’s like yesterday, it will probably get even hotter than that! I’m definitely not eating anything that takes any kind of heat to make, so since I’m out of high quality fish and meat and I don’t even […]

A simple and fun recipe for pickled peppers that are great on everything! | Tasting Everything

Pickled Peppers

Pickled peppers, well, any pickled vegetable really, are some of my favorite things to add to a meal. They could really be classified as one of those “secret ingredients” that I just love to throw into a dish to just completely change the flavor of the whole thing. Adding a few pickled peppers, or maybe some […]