This curry is the colour of sunset with the taste of the tropics; it’s a bowl of comfort packed with only plant-based goodness. Serve over brown basmati rice with sautéed greens or a side salad.
If you preroast pumpkin, it can save time on a weeknight and will keep for 3 to 5 days in the fridge.
Creamed coconut or manna is great for making coconut milk to your own desired consistency and avoids canned food concerns, including bisphenol A and binders such as xanthan gum.
Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C). Cut pumpkin in half at stem and scoop out seeds. Cut each half into 3 or 4 pieces, depending on size of pumpkin, and place on baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes until fork tender but not mushy, then allow to cool enough to peel off skin. Chop into rough pieces.
Meanwhile, remove creamed coconut from packages and place in heatproof bowl. Add boiling water and stir to dissolve. Set aside.
Heat olive or coconut oil in large skillet over medium heat, then add onion. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes until soft and golden, then add garlic, turmeric, cinnamon, bay leaves, and salt. Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring often. Add white wine and stir for 2 minutes, then add pumpkin and coconut. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes to allow flavours to combine and pumpkin to soften. If itu2019s becoming too thick, add up to 3/4 cup (180 mL) more water.
Just before serving, add cilantro and cashews.
If breakfast oatmeal is your jam, you’ll happily spoon up this oat-infused hearty chili. It comes together quickly enough to add to your weeknight dinner routine, but soaking the steel-cut oats ahead of time is key to having them cook more efficiently. Toppings run the gamut of avocado, sour cream, broken tortilla chips, cilantro, or grated cheddar. Hot stuff Chili powders can range greatly in their heat levels. So, it’s important to know the type you’re working with to gauge how much of a fiery kick it will add to a dish.
This vibrant soup is a soul-soothing hug in a bowl. Blue and purple fruits and vegetables contain powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins that promote health and proper brain function. Apple swap Try swapping out the apples in this recipe for pears. Just like the apples, the subtle sweetness of pears helps balance out the earthiness of the cabbage.
Deep green fruits and vegetables are high on the list of health-promoting foods. Green foods have been shown to contain high amounts of antioxidants and nutrients that promote good cardiovascular health and can inhibit certain carcinogens. Serve this frittata alongside a leafy green salad for an unbeatable green culinary experience. Versatile leftovers Any leftover frittata makes a wonderful filling for a sandwich along with other thinly sliced vegetables you have on hand and a smear of hummus.
This creamy dip will be your go-to for dunking vegetables or for spooning over roast chicken or root vegetables as a sauce. Compounds found in fennel have been shown to stimulate the production of T-cells in our body, which, in turn, may help improve our immune response to infections. If white is right If you would like to stay on the white theme, try serving this dip with an array of white vegetables such as endive leaves, jicama sticks, daikon rounds, steamed nugget potatoes, and cauliflower florets.