amy chaplin

celebrating the art of eating well

Tagged as: VEGAN

HOLIDAY MEAL IDEAS

POSTED ON December 18, 2017

Posted in Dessert, Gluten free, Mains, recipe lists/links, Salads, Soup

HOLIDAY MEAL IDEAS

 

Today, I wanted to share a few meal ideas that I find inspiring my choices of what to cook this holiday season. If you’re like me and haven’t committed to any one dish yet, these ideas might help.

Because they warm, sooth and balance you without filling you up, I often [...] continue reading ->

STRAWBERRY BASIL TART

POSTED ON July 5, 2017

Posted in Dessert, Gluten free

STRAWBERRY BASIL TART

 

I first got to know Pana Chocolate, the raw, vegan, handmade chocolate company in Melbourne (Australia) through their pretty, color-drenched Instagram account. The photos of Pana’s naturally sweetened chocolate bars, decadent cakes and interesting flavor combinations are always inspiring. After admiring their creations from afar, it was exciting to see their [...] continue reading ->

SESAME ROSE + MILLET BAR

POSTED ON May 9, 2017

Posted in Gluten free, Grains, Snacks

SESAME ROSE + MILLET BAR

 

A few months ago as I was wondering the isles of Kalustyan’s shopping for a cooking class on whole grains, I discovered that they carry organic puffed amaranth, millet and quinoa—for some reason unknown to me as yet, these are difficult to find in New York City retail food stores. After [...] continue reading ->

Pumpkin turmeric granola

POSTED ON December 5, 2016

Posted in Breakfast, Gluten free

Pumpkin turmeric granola

 

Just like the rest of my friends, family and wider community, I’ve had a rough month trying to come to terms with the current political situation in America and the general future of our planet. I’ve struggled with how to write about food in this new (and not so new) landscape [...] continue reading ->

Chickpea pizza with asparagus and pea shoot tangle

POSTED ON April 13, 2016

Posted in cookbook, Gluten free, Mains

Chickpea pizza with asparagus and pea shoot tangle

I’m jumping the gun a little by using asparagus in this recipe — here in New York we won’t be seeing any locally grown tender stems for another few weeks. Truth be told, the only significant sign of spring (it’s been freezing) at the farmers market this week were ramps and their irresistible, wild [...] continue reading ->

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