Bowtie Pasta in a Light Bolognese Sauce

bowtie-bolognese This is my new favorite sauce to eat pasta with, and I never thought I’d say that about a bolognese.

I have never been a huge fan of bolognese sauces because of the heavy tomato base. As much as I adore il pomodoro, I do not like pasta sauces that tend to be even slightly acidic. In my pre-vegan days, that was my downfall because whenever we ate out at an Italian restaurant, or ordered a pizza, guess what type of sauce I would order? The creamy, cheesy kind that’s still hugging my waist after all these years, no doubt.

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Tofu Egg Curry, an Indian style curry

Tofu Egg Curry

+-*In my childhood home, egg curry was a perennial favorite. My father, whose family hails from India’s Konkan coast, had a very special and flavorful recipe he’d make for us occasionally, and I can still remember its rich, deep flavor. He’d add to it some onions, a few spices and lots of coconut — an ingredient…

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Methi Tomato Rice, an easy and tasty pilaf

Methi Tomato Rice

+-*Here’s a quick weeknight recipe that’s healthy and sure to delight just about anyone, especially if that anyone likes methi or fenugreek leaves: My Methi Tomato Rice. If you think methi is too exotic, or have never tried it for whatever reason, I am about to evangelize you. Methi leaves are quite easily available here…

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Fat-free Cuban Black Bean Stew in a Crockpot

Fat-Free Cuban Black Bean Stew in a Crockpot

+-*Crockpots are a great way to get a hot meal going on a warm day. You toss in some ingredients, press a button, and a few hours later you have a steaming hot, wonderfully delicious meal to scarf down. Hot meals are comfort food for me, and perhaps a big reason why I can’t give them…

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