RECIPE: Vegan Butternut Squash Tacos Al Pastor

Here’s a treat for Cinco de Mayo that happens to be vegan: Tacos Al Pastor Al pastor is a dish from central Mexico that is an adaptation of shawarma, the spit-grilled meat brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Shawarma is similar to Turkish döner kebab and the Greek gyros. The dish— Mexican street food—is made…
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RECIPE: Mexican Hummus For Cinco De Mayo

Will you be doing something festive for Cinco de Mayo? Think beyond guacamole. This recipe, from Bush’s Beans, tops the ever popular hummus with two Mexican favorites—salsa and queso fresco—to create fusion hummus. Even if you’re not doing anything special, serve it as a first course with dinner, or as an accompaniment to a glass…
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FOOD FUN: Egg Roll In A Bowl

Like egg rolls but feel guilty about eating the fried wrapper? Here’s a healthy improvement from Pampered Chef: the insides of an eggroll, cooked in a skillet. You can serve it atop rice as a main course, or without rice as a side. If you need some crunch, add a few chow mein noodles or…
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Cook With Peanut Butter & Thai Sesame Noodles Recipe

[1] It’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Day. Enjoy peanut butter straight from the jar or in a recipe like these spicy Thai peanut noodles. The recipe is below (photo © Sable & Rosenfield). [2] Enjoy peanut butter straight from the jar (photo © Jif). [3] Celebrate by trying a new brand of artisan peanut butter…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hummus Salad

[1] For lunch, top hummus with a Greek salad (photo courtesy DeLallo Foods). [2] Another way to plate. You can create variety with chopping techniques: dicing, julienning, shaving, spiralizing, etc. (photo courtesy DeLallo Foods). [3] A “rainbow salad” topped with flavored hummus (photo courtesy Bush’s Beans).   Most Americans enjoy hummus as a dip. That’s…
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