Long Bean and Heirloom Tomato Summer Salad

This fresh summer salad was inspired by something I had at one of my favorite restaurants, Barbrix.  The original dish was made with green and yellow beans tossed in a light vinaigrette and topped with delicious grilled octopus.  While I don’t usually make octopus at home, their preparation of green beans really inspired me to work them back into my dietary routine.  So when I saw Chinese long beans at the market I knew just what to do with... Read More

Vegan and Almost Raw Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar dressing can be a tasty and tangy way to spice up nearly any dish, but most versions contain at least one non-vegan ingredient, be it parmesan cheese, milk, anchovies, or even raw eggs.  What most don’t realize is that  the zesty flavor of caesar dressing can be easily achieved without these ingredients, using only some garlic, nutritional yeast, mustard, and tamari sauce. Read More  Read More