Posts Tagged ‘ vegetarian ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Banana Applesauce Oat Cookies

Healthy Oatmeal Cookies This is an odd one, scrawled on the back of a napkin and handed to me by a stranger in a coffee shop after an impromptu conversation. It has no flour, no added sugar, and can be dairy-free. Oh, come on. Stop rolling your eyes. It passes the Tiny Kitchen Assistant test, […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Change: A Veggie Life

This year, I want the Monday posts to be about the people who are making changes in their lives. I’m going to be one of these people, bringing you stories that I’ll share another week. This week, we’re focusing on my longtime friend and colleague, Stacey King Gordon. I first met Stacey in 1996 when […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Roasted Tomato Soup

It seems like I always have one last batch of tomatoes around this time. They ripen somewhat strangely in the cooler days, and tend to be a bit on the soft side, making them perfect for soup. Ingredients 3-4 lbs ripe tomatoes 1 medium sweet onion, chopped 2 Tbsp bouquet garni Olive oil (I used the […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Green Smoothies

I know plenty of people who rave about green smoothies and what they can do for your health, energy and wellbeing. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for consuming more real, raw foods, but let’s face it: I don’t want to drink anything that tastes like grass. The Tiny Kitchen Assistant — knowing that I hated […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Masoor Pulao

I had already been planning to make tandoori chicken for dinner, so when I was given Yogini’s recipe and several key ingredients for masoor pulao (or lentil pulao) at my belated Mother’s Day brunch, it seemed like a sign. I had to make it immediately. The original calls for 1-2 green chiles, thinly sliced. I’ve […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo How to Cook: Wheat Berries

I have to admit that, like most people, I’m new to wheat berries, but I’d been looking for new side dishes that used more whole grains. You can’t get much more whole than wheat berries. They are whole wheat, the whole grain that companies grind into everyday, recognizable flour. They have a great texture. I’ve […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo How to Cook: Quinoa

How to Cook Quinoa The fact that you’re reading this post means that you’ve heard about quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah), the miracle grain. I say that with some amount of sarcasm, but it really is good stuff. It’s high in protein and fiber, ranks low (35) on the glycemic index, and is vegan-friendly and gluten free. […] Read More