Category Archives: Vegan

Whole Grain Sourdough Einkorn Bread

Whole Grain Sourdough Einkorn Bread

My sourdough bread experiment has come to fruition tonight with my first-ever einkorn sourdough loaf! The whole process of creating the sourdough starter was quite fascinating, and also pretty fun. At first I thought my starter was going funky because it bubbled up like crazy the first two days, and smelled kind of like old… Continue Reading

Coconut Cloud Smoothie

Coconut Cloud Smoothie

This delicious smoothie tastes tropical and creamy, with the fresh fruitiness of strawberries, and subtle sweetness provided by dates. Additionally, after looking up nutritional info for the ingredients, I discovered that this smoothie is superfood in a glass – see nutrition info about strawberries, dates and coconut water. Continue Reading

Chili-Style Black-Eyed Peas

Chili-Style Black-Eyed Peas

I haven’t seen very many recipes using Black-Eyed Peas, and I’m not really sure why, because they’re just as tasty and healthful as other legumes, and they cook in less time than most other types of beans. I’ve been making a vegetarian chili type of dish for years, using a mixture of black and kidney… Continue Reading

Einkorn Flour Sandwich Bread

Einkorn Flour Sandwich Bread

The first time I noticed einkorn flour at the grocery store, I just assumed it was like spelt; another ancient grain wheat variation. After a bit of research, I discovered that it is, in fact, wheat – however, it is the original wheat, the grain that existed before being hybridized by humans. According to information… Continue Reading

Panisse

Panisse

Yet another chickpea flour recipe! This recipe, also popular in France, originally hails from Italy; I was surprised to learn that chickpeas have been eaten in the Mediterranean area since at least 7000 BC: “Chickpea, one of the oldest cultivated pulses in the Near East. Chickpeas were grown in Palestine by 8000 BC. They had… Continue Reading