Fried Cauliflower “Rice” & Spinach

By Angelika Hanna A Ree Drummond inspired recipe from The Pioneer Woman TV show. My version is an easy and quick-to-prepare vegan/vegetarian weekday meal full of flavor. Ree upgraded this dish with an egg topping and garnish (see below). Recipe: Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 10 – 12 min Total Time: 30 min Yield: 4 servings… Continue reading Fried Cauliflower “Rice” & Spinach


Green Power Smoothie Summer 2020

By Angelika Hanna It’s refreshing, vegan, healthy, and tasty all together. Recipe: Prep Time: 20 min Blend Time: Approx. 3-5 min Yield: 2 servings Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 2 cups spinach 1 mini cucumber (also known as Persian cucumber) 1 celery stalk 1 mango, fully ripened 1/2 avocado, fully ripened 1 tbsp hemp hearts 1… Continue reading Green Power Smoothie Summer 2020

Colorful Summer Potato Salad

By Angelika Hanna This German-inspired vegan potato salad recipe is a delicious side dish. Recipe: Prep Time: 30 min (plus cooking and cooling time for the potatoes) Yield: 3-4 servings Cuisine: German-inspired Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 3 baking potatoes*, cooked, peeled, cut into bite-sized chunks 1 red Bell pepper, cubed 1/4 red onion, cubed… Continue reading Colorful Summer Potato Salad

Lentil & Sweet Potato Spice Soup

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 30 min (If you use canned lentils) Total Time: 40 min Yield: 4-6 servings Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced 2 carrots, diced 2 medium-sized cooking onions, diced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 red Bell pepper, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2… Continue reading Lentil & Sweet Potato Spice Soup

Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 1 h 30 min Total Time: 2 h Yield: 6 servings Cuisine: North American/Canadian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients 1 butternut squash Extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil 1 Nantes carrot , finely cubed 1 celery stalk, finely cubed 1 small cooking onion, finely cubed 1 clove garlic,… Continue reading Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

Caramelized Fall Vegetables & Kale & Ginger & Brown Rice

By Angelika Hanna I have had this vegetarian recipe saved in my drawer for a good two months now, and today I finally have the time to transcribe and post it. It was inspired by a recipe from Editor-in-Chief of Kitchn Faith Durand. I made a change to my meal, though, in that I replaced… Continue reading Caramelized Fall Vegetables & Kale & Ginger & Brown Rice

Ina Garten’s Roasted Brussel Sprouts

By Angelika Hanna I had this recipe from TV cook Ina Garten on my mind for quite a while and today I am finally cooking it – as one of the holiday side dishes. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 40 min Total Time: 50 min Cuisine: American Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: Brussel sprouts, cut in half… Continue reading Ina Garten’s Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Mushroom Risotto & Onions

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: Approx. 15 min Cook Time: Approx. 55 min Total Time: Approx. 1 h 10 min Yield: 4 -6 servings Cuisine: Italian/North American Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients 1/2 ounce dried wild mushrooms, boiled Extra virgin cold pressed olive oil 3 medium cooking onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced (optional) 8 ounces… Continue reading Mushroom Risotto & Onions