Brown Rice Salad

Looking for something gluten-free to bring to a potluck?  My family recently tested 4 varieties of gluten-free pasta and two pasta alternatives in my Sunflower Pasta Salad recipe.  One of the alternatives that didn't work well was brown rice--the size and texture just aren't right for that recipe. But we had a recipe for a … Continue reading Brown Rice Salad

Split Pea Curry Soup for Slow Cooker (vegan) (GF)

Split pea soup is one of the first things we tried making when we got a slow cooker 5 years ago.  We made a basic recipe with carrots, potatoes, onions, garlic, and thyme, and it was okay, but only Daniel really liked it.  I thought it was boring. Then I spotted a recipe for split … Continue reading Split Pea Curry Soup for Slow Cooker (vegan) (GF)

High-Protein, Vegan Pasta Salad

After some experimentation, I developed this ***NEW!!!***IMPROVED!!!*** more nutritious Pasta Salad. Note that you can reserve some of the cooked pasta and veggies for the Original Recipe treatment and use the Improved Recipe on the rest, thus pleasing a variety of palates or just giving yourself some variety as you eat leftovers. Both versions of Pasta Salad are extremely versatile as to which vegetables you use, which makes this an ideal recipe for summer when your garden or farm-share crate is overflowing and you've got an array of random vegetables to use.

Becca’s Broccoli Casserole

We love broccoli but aren't so crazy about the typical broccoli casserole that contains scary "cheese food" and such, so I came up with this recipe. It's a tasty way to turn leftover rice into something completely different, and I bet you could use other cooked grains if that's what you happen to have on hand.