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Corn Grits with Sautéed Kale and Goat Cheddar Cheese vegetarian, gluten-free

For over 30 years, I have been teaching hands on farm to table vegetarian group and private cooking classes. Michelle and Anthony came this winter for one of them: The Vegetarian Express, Quick Meals with Whole Real Foods. We cooked and ate 3 delicious recipes that expanded everyone’s cooking repertoire and knife skills. They loved the class so much that they gathered a group of 7 friends to come back for a 3-hour private group class to expand their quick Continue reading

Vegan Risotto

Shiitake Mushroom Risotto with Saffron and Butternut Squash

Cooked together butternut squash and shiitake mushrooms make a sweet and savory dairy-free risotto. Comforting and totally satisfying!

This time, I used my last organic butternut squash, local organic shiitake mushrooms cooked with the rice and organic red wine. To make the stock extra rich and immune enhancing, I used Continue reading

Shiitake Mushroom Risotto

Shiitake Mushroom Risotto with Saffron and Butternut SquashShiitake Mushroom Risotto with Saffron and Butternut Squash

Cooked together butternut squash and shiitake mushrooms make a sweet and savory dairy-free risotto. Comforting and totally satisfying! Continue reading

Shiitake Mushroom Soup With Cashew Cream

Gluten-Free and Vegan Shiitake Mushroom Soup with Cashew Cream

Cashew butter makes this soup rich and creamy without a drop of dairy, and the shitakes are very healthful. In China, they’ve been used for their immune-boosting properties for thousands of years. What a delicious way to ward off colds and flus! When cooking with any type of fresh mushrooms, sauté them first to seal in the flavor or they will give it all to the broth.
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Quinoa Shiitake Mushroom Pilaf

Saluting eating local, seasonal and organic, please check out my appearance on Channel 22 cooking Quinoa Shiitake Mushroom Pilaf. Gluten-Free Recipes for the Conscious Cook Author Leslie Cerier shows you how to cook this quick and easy dish, which also tastes great as a stuffing for squash or bell peppers… YUM! try it for Thanksgiving, too.