Tag Archives: Maura Knowles

Raw Kelp Noodles with Porcini-Kale Pesto

Raw Kelp Noodles with Porcini-Kale Pesto

Pesto, from the Italian word pestare—meaning to pound or to crush—is a dish traditionally made by pressing basil leaves, garlic and pine nuts (with a mortar and pestle, if done the old-school way) to form a paste-like sauce for pasta or potatoes. Bri ...
Vegan Sweet Potato & Fennel Burrito

Vegan Sweet Potato & Fennel Burrito

Beans and rice are nice, but for a fiesta-worthy vegan burrito, stuff your tortilla with fillings that have more flair. Chunks of sweet potato, caramelized onions, tender mushrooms and fresh  chopped fennel are sautéed with cumin, chili powder and l ...
Mini Veggie Pot Pies

Mini Veggie Pot Pies

At the top of the comfort foods list (right next to mac ‘n’ cheese and mashed potatoes) is a dish you may have loved as a kid: pot pie.  But making one usually means pulling a preservative-packed, frozen concoction from a box–not so ...
Vegan Cocoa-Chicory Cake Balls

Vegan Cocoa-Chicory Cake Balls

Is your canister of cocoa powder collecting dust? Pull it from the pantry shelf and get ready to have a ball! These rolled, mini-cake bites are a healthified version of those sugary “pops” on sticks, with chocolaty cocoa flavor made rich ...
Homemade Tahini Sauce

Homemade Tahini Sauce

Hummus lovers know tahini””a thick paste made from ground sesame seeds””as the star ingredient in their favorite dip. But a jar doesn’t have to sit neglected in the fridge until it’s time for another creamy chickpea creation. ...