Piccata is traditionally made with chicken, but translates perfectly with tofu. I have been working on this dish for a while and hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Extra-firm tofu is dredged in seasoned chickpea flour, and then served with a lemon, white wine caper sauce. It is perfection. It is a great dish for spring and summer served with a side of fresh greens, asparagus and mashed cauliflower. Continue reading “Lemon Caper Tofu (Tofu Piccata)”
This recipe is a great way of turning a veggie into a party food. Cauliflower florets are coated in a protein-rich chickpea-flour batter, covered in crispy panko crumbs, then baked. But the party starts when you hit these morsels with this tasty sauce maple-tamari sauce. Continue reading “Cauliflower ‘Wings’ with Salty-Sweet Maple-Tamari Sauce”
Mexican flavours and inspired dishes are a plentiful in my Plantiful Plates kitchen. Not only do they incorporate meat alternative beans deliciously, but they are full of brightly coloured veggies. Continue reading “Cinco de Mayo: Sweet Potato Nachos”
This simple pasta salad is filling, tasty and perfect for barbecues and picnics. It travels well, tastes better with time and is a real crowd pleaser. The pesto recipe that is used to dress the salad is a versatile recipe on its own. You can use it to flavour warm pasta dishes, in soups or even as a spread on a wrap or sandwich. Continue reading “Lemon Pesto Pasta Salad”
This delicate salad is bursting with spring flavours and ingredients. The chickpeas provide added sustenance, making this a perfect side to a delicate Mother’s Day lunch or spring bbq. To make the salad spread further, toss it with 3 to 4 cups of baby spinach or other spring green.
This dessert is a fresh and light option for the end of a heavier meal, or to serve for those who don’t have a big sweet tooth. You can prepare the cashew cream a day or two in advance which makes the assembly of the dessert quick and easy. Continue reading “Fresh Figs with Honey Lemon Cashew Cream & Walnuts”
Even though the calendar shows that we are almost into Spring, it still feels decidedly Winter-like outside.
A staple recipe that I like to make for busy weeknights, or any cool-weather evenings is chili. This version is made in a slow cooker, so set it on low in the morning and it will be ready to serve by dinner. Continue reading “Slow Cooker Quinoa Chili”
This hearty stew has a creamy red lentil sauce spiked with traditional pot pie veggies and seasonings topped with pillowy dumplings acting like the crust. Continue reading “Veggie Pot Pie Stew and Dumplings”
This plantiful swiss chard roll updates the classic cabbage roll, with the curried quinoa filling adding a punch of flavour and plant based goodness. Continue reading “Curry Quinoa Swiss Chard Rolls”
Dairy-free, naturally creamy tomato soup with delicious and simple ingredients. Makes up in minutes. Vegan, plant-based goodness in a bowl. Continue reading “Plantiful Bowl of Tomato Soup”