Pongal

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A short post today to wish a very happy Pongal to all the readers of Holy Cow!, and especially my Tamil readers, friends and family. The Tamil harvest festival -- a Thanksgiving of sorts-- is determined by the Hindu calendar and this year it falls on January 14. Pongal's always especially welcome … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Skins with Indian Spices

Sweet Potato Skins

These Sweet Potato Skins have a delicious Indian twist to them. They have in them a touch of garam masala, the warmth of ginger and garlic, and a luscious drizzle of cinnamon cashew cream that goes on at the very end. Perfect, if you've been looking for a side-dish to serve up this Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Brown Rice Pudding

Pumpkin and Brown Rice Pudding, vegan and gluten-free recipe

My Pumpkin Brown Rice Pudding is a super-fun way to sneak "healthy" into your Thanksgiving dessert. But wait, let's not start with healthy. Let's start with delicious because that's what this dish is-- absolutely, mindblowingly delicious. So delicious in fact that you might have a hard time sharing … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato and Kale Patties in a Spicy Chickpea Sauce

Sweet Potato Patties

Before I dive into today's recipe, a quick word about Diwali which is right around the corner (this weekend, in fact). If you're looking for some delicious and dairy-free sweets to make yours a little more special, don't miss the collection of vegan Diwali sweets from Holy Cow!'s archives. These are … [Read more...]