White Bean Soup with Kale and Wild Rice

Craving something comforting but healthy? This lightly creamy vegan white bean soup is just the thing for you.

It’s T minus three days to Thanksgiving, so I’m assuming if you’re here, you’re in one of two camps: 1. You’re looking for a last minute addition to your holiday menu, or 2. You’re kind of like me and you’re still mapping out what you’re going to make. There’s also a third possibility – you don’t celebrate American Thanksgiving, and you would just love a delicious cozy Monday night dinner. This yummy white bean soup with kale covers all of those bases! This recipe is a sort of non-traditional spin on a classic autumnal wild rice soup. For the record,…

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Butternut & Cauliflower Vegetable Curry

This is my go-to vegetable curry recipe. It's easy to make, but it packs a punch of flavor from turmeric, ginger, more delicious spices & fresh chiles.

This vegetable curry is everything I want on a weeknight. Scratch that – it’s everything I want… any time. I’ve been eating this as leftovers for lunch, dinner… I even ate a bowlful for breakfast the other day. The recipe is particularly Monday night-friendly because it’s quick to make yet packs a punch of flavor. It’s filled with cozy, nourishing vegetables that will help you recover from a weekend of maybe… I dunno… too much pumpkin cake? The ingredient shot above makes this recipe look more complicated than it actually is. Once you’ve chopped the vegetables and measured the spices, you’re…

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Curried Red Lentil Hummus

Love hummus? Then you have to try this tangy, creamy curried red lentil dip. I love it as a dip, a dressing, or straight out of the fridge on a spoon.

You know how much I love chickpeas, and you know how much I love hummus, but today I’m going out of my chickpea comfort zone with this red lentil recipe! A hummus-like dip, it’s creamy, tangy, and nicely spiced with turmeric and other curry spices, because sometimes you run out of chickpeas, but you still want a dippable snack. We’ve been enjoying this lentil dip with veggies, naan, crackers… I’ve also been caught sneaking spoonfuls straight from the fridge. The first time I made this, I tried it in a food processor, but I was able to get the red…

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Vegan Corn Chowder with Yellow Split Peas

The perfect soup to welcome fall! This cozy, creamy vegan corn chowder is thickened with split peas, which provide great plant-based protein.

If I had to choose 2 favorite foods, they would be, without question, peaches and corn. While we’ve made our peace with peaches for this season, there’s still some wonderful corn at our farmers markets, which inspired me to make this corn chowder! It’s such a wonderful recipe to transition from summer to fall. I’m a big fan of making healthy soups that are thick and creamy without using actual cream, like this creamy broccoli soup or this creamy tomato soup.  I love that this chowder uses yellow split peas – they thicken the soup nicely while adding some great…

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Roasted Sweet Potato Poblano Breakfast Tacos

These healthy, vegetarian breakfast tacos are easy to prep ahead - making them great for weekday breakfasts! Filling and delicious!

It’s fall (at least it feels like fall), and I wanted to do something a little bit different to kick off the season. I had these two separate ideas on my list: #1 to bring back the meal prep series that you all loved a few months back and/or #2: Breakfast Taco Week! Then, it occurred to me that I could combine both! So this week is: Breakfast Taco Meal Prep Week! That means I’ll be posting 3 separate breakfast taco recipes that you can prep for all at once and easily make throughout the week. I’ll post recipes 2…

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Hello, we're Jeanine and Jack.

We love to eat, travel, cook, and eat some more! We create & photograph vegetarian recipes from our home in Chicago, while our shiba pups eat the kale stems that fall on the kitchen floor.