My Cook: Mushroom Barley Stew

January 21, 2020

Serves 4

Heat Up and Cook Time: 4 hours

Active Time: 10 minutes

This simple recipe makes a hearty and delicious stew that will warm you up during these cold winter months. The mushrooms and barley help fill you up while the spices, ginger and spicy mustard give this stew a unique and flavorful broth not found in many standard barley stews. This recipe can be easily doubled and used to fill the freezer or a larger crowd. Feel free to wrap a rustic..

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My Cook: Chicken Taco Bowl

January 20, 2020

 

Serves 4

Heat Up and Total Cook Time: 4 hours

Active Time: 15 minutes

Chicken thighs are great to cook in Suvie because you can fit the relatively long slow cook into your schedule resulting in perfectly tender meat. Like all our bowls, this is easily customizable depending on your preferences and available pantry items. Feel free to swap black beans for pinto or brown rice for white rice. The chicken thighs get much of their flavor from the..

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Health and Wellness: Meatless Monday

January 17, 2020

Meatless Monday isn't just a menu planning suggestion to not meat one day a week, it is a worldwide movement. The Meatless Mondays initiative started in 2003 by the Monday Campaigns and a collaboration with the Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The goal of the campaign is to reduce meat consumption by 15% for personal health and the health of the planet.

Most Americans eat more than one and a..

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My Cook: Italian White Bean Stew

January 17, 2020

Serves 4

Heat Up and Total Cook Time: 4 hours

Active Time: 10 minutes

This stew is so good we had it for dinner and then breakfast the next morning and so should you! The cannellini beans (also called white kidney beans or navy beans) and artichoke hearts become very tender and essentially melt in your mouth while the kale and carrots lend a delicious vegetable flavor to the dish. This recipe is so easy you can basically make it in your sleep and..

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My Cook: Vegan Black Bean and Cauliflower Tacos

January 16, 2020

Serves 3-4

Heat Up and Total Cook Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

Active Time: 20 minutes

Black bean and cauliflower tacos are the easy plant-based meal we all need right now. Tons of spices such as cumin, paprika and curry powder make this dish stand out from other bland vegan tacos along with a vegan version of lime crema. We liked this crema so much we wanted to put it on all of our noodles and veggies forever. Feel free to mix it up with your..

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Slow Cook: Vegan Mapo Tofu

January 15, 2020

Serves 4

Heat Up and Cook Time: 3 hours and 20 minutes

Active Time: 15 minutes

Mapo Tofu is soft tofu cooked in a spicy red chili sauce that originates from the Sichuan province. The dish uses a fermented, spicy broad bean paste to give it much of its spice which can be found in any Asian specialty foods store and some Asian sections of grocery stores. This dish also calls for Sichuan peppercorns which give the mouth a numbing, tingling..

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My Cook: Pumpkin and Bean Chili

January 14, 2020

 

Serves 4-6

Heat Up and Cook Time: 3 hours and 20 minutes

Active Time: 10 minutes

This chili is hearty, healthy and delicious in one bowl. Not only is it a snap to put together but the spices give it a delightful kick that most vegan chilis lack. The recipe makes enough to have for dinner tonight and leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch so you don’t need to worry about prepping multiple meals. Feel free to add a starch such as quinoa or farro to..

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My Cook: Mediterranean Vegetable Bowl

January 13, 2020

Serves 2

Heat Up and Cook Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes

Active Time: 20 minutes

Mediterranean cuisine highlights the best parts of eating healthy. We combine healthy fats such as olive oil and hummus with protein-rich quinoa and a pile of vegetables to create a delicious bowl that’s so much more than your typical salad. We love making bowls for weeknight dinners because it’s so easy to double the recipe and make extra for lunches the next day...

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Health and Wellness: Try Fish First

January 10, 2020

Planning your weekly menu for yourself or the family? Think about having fish first on your list of meals to prepare. Fish is an excellent source of high-quality protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart and vision health, and many other important nutrients including vitamin D, calcium, iron, and potassium.

To get the most healthful benefits from eating fish it is recommended to choose fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, or..

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My Cook: Sesame-Crusted Salmon

January 10, 2020

Serves 4

Heat Up and Total Cook Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

Active Time: 20 minutes

This Asian-inspired salmon dish gets its flavor from fresh scallions, tahini, garlic, ginger, and lime zest giving it a citrusy kick. Crusting the salmon in sesame seeds just before serving gives it a crunch that sous-vide alone can’t provide. Finally, the bok choy and rice round out the meal making it a complete and healthy dinner ready for you and your family..

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